Senior Quantity Surveyor

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Job Type : Permanent, Full Time

Salary : £60000 – £65000/annum

Job Description

Senior Quantity Surveyor

• The candidate needs to have a degree in Quantity Surveying and with say 2 to 3 years working experience.
• The candidate should ideally have had this experience either in a Private Practice or Contracting Organisation.

Main Functions
• To work within the existing Quantity Surveying Team.
• To carry out all QS duties (outlined below) initially with minimal supervision. The ideal candidate needs to pick up the ropes fairly quickly and be able to run their own jobs.

Reports To
• Cost Management Director

Main QS Duties
• Prepare Cost Plans and Feasibility Studies including carrying out research where instructed to obtain cost information.
• Prepare tender documentation for varying types of construction procurement routes.
• Advise clients on the appropriate form of Construction Contract.
• Prepare Cashflow Forecasts and Capital Commitment Schedules (spreadsheet which captures all costs of the project not just construction costs).
• Run the tender analysis process following tender returns including drafting tender reports.
• Prepare Contract Documents and/or Letters of Intent.
• Attend Design Team and Site Progress Meetings.
• Prepare interim monthly valuations of work undertaken by appointed Building Contractor during Construction Phase of projects.
• Prepare Monthly Cost Reports and Final Accounts during Construction Phase of projects.
• Prepare VAT analysis for construction projects.

Other Experience
• Numeracy, literacy and language skills (English) are essential as ability to communicate clearly and succinctly with other design team members, contractors and clients is an essential function of the job.
• IT skills and knowledge of Excel and Word is a basic requirement for all candidates.
• Good Report Writing skills 

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