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A1 - Quantity Surveyor

Salary

Competitive salary

Currency

GBP

Location

Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire

Type

Permanent

Ref No

1245

Contact

Jake Carby

Date Posted

16-Nov-17

 

We are currently recruiting for a Quantity Surveying

As a result of their continued growth throughout London and the South East, Brogan Group are seeking dedicated individuals for various new and on-going projects. They are looking to recruit a Quantity Surveyor to join their busy department.

Reporting directly to the Commercial Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing commercial and contractual administration of numerous projects, including identifying opportunities offering best value to the customer, maximizing profitability and limiting commercial risk. 

 

Main Responsibilities: -

  • Interpreting specification and measuring from Drawings/Models (AutoCad/Revit/Scaffold designs)
  • Dealing with tender enquiries, including pricing, preparing and negotiating new contracts
  • Attending pre-start meetings to negotiate and agree contractual terms
  • Report writing – including job cost analysis, reporting on labour spend, productivity and direct cost against budgets
  • Prepare worksheet data by entering rates and descriptions onto excel for entry into payment applications
  • Prepare and submit accurate, detailed and timely applications for payment (excel spreadsheet), valuation of contract variations and compensations events
  • Work closely with branch and site management teams
  • Conducting site visits to value the work completed
  • Attending monthly site meetings to agree accounts 
  • Assist the finance team in the collection of payments in accordance with sub-contract terms, including the resolution of any disputed charges
  • Prepare, submit and agree final accounts
  • Maintain and develop client relationships to secure further work opportunities – including client entertaining – may be in the evening
  • Reviewing contracts with particular reference to onerous contract clauses

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION

 

Education / Qualifications / Training

Essential

  • A BSc (or equivalent) in Quantity Surveying

 

Desirable

  • CSCS Card
  • Site Supervisor Safety Training (SSSTS) qualification

 

Knowledge & Experience

Essential

  • At least 2+ years commercial experience (previous scaffolding or construction site experience is essential) as well as in depth knowledge of construction contracts.
  • Ability to interpret specification and measurements from Drawings/Models (AutoCad/Revit/Scaffold designs)

Desirable

  • Good knowledge of the scaffolding industry, construction, building regulations and H&S
  • Be comfortable handling client care/key client management

 

Skills & Abilities Required

  • Highly numerate
  • Strong IT skills (particularly Excel, or other Cost Management Software)
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Committed to providing a high-quality service to liaise with clients and suppliers
  • Able to plan and organise work
  • Able to work under your own initiative
  • Ability to work under pressure to very tight deadlines
  • Driving licence preferable

 

Personal Qualities

  • Excellent negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Thorough
  • Analytical
  • Determined
  • Enthusiastic
  • Adaptable
  • Self-motivated and motivational
  • Personable
  • Professional
  • Pro-active
  • Team player
  • Innovative / uses own initiative
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Friendly and approachable.

 

Benefits

Competitive remuneration

Excellent career prospects.