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Senior Project Quantity Surveyor

  • Job reference: 929961
  • Location: Harrow, London
  • Salary: GBP45000 - GBP55000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Building, Construction & Infrastructure
  • Date posted: 12/02/2020

As a Senior Project Quantity Surveyor you'll manage all costs relating to construction and civil engineering projects, from the initial calculations to the final figures. Working either for the client or the contractor, in an office or on site, you'll be involved in a project from the start.

Responsibilities

As a Senior Project Quantity Surveyor, you'll need to:

  • prepare tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities with the architect and/or the client
  • undertake cost analysis for repair and maintenance project work
  • assist in establishing a client's requirements and undertake feasibility studies
  • perform risk, value management and cost control
  • advise on a procurement strategy
  • identify, analyse and develop responses to commercial risks
  • prepare and analyse costing for tenders
  • allocate work to subcontractors
  • provide advice on contractual claims
  • analyse outcomes and write detailed progress reports
  • value completed work and arrange payments
  • maintain awareness of the different building contracts in current use
  • understand the implications of health and safety regulations

Requirements:

  • Degree Qualified either MSc Quantity Surveying or HND (RICS)
  • 5-1O years' experience
  • Relevant professional experience
  • Familiar with current forms of Building Contracts
  • Use of computerised bill production an advantage
  • Take control of and manage from inception through to completion one or more projects depending on size and complexity
  • Preparation of initial budgets and cost plans
  • Commercial management of fast track projects
  • Client facing and direct client reporting
  • Work within a busy professional environment and as part of ability to lead a multi-disciplinary team

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