Senior Quantity surveyor

Ref: VAC-303780
 
  • Salary: £45,000 + car allowance
  • Region: Cheshire
  • Industry: Construction
  • Employment Type: Permanent

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Job Description

Quantity Surveyor (would consider Senior Quantity Surveyor)
” With experience in retail and banking national frameworks

Remuneration package and standard terms
Salary: c£45,000 – £50,000 dependent on experience (upper level for Senior QS candidates_
Car Allowance: £4,500
Pension: 5% Non-Contributory Scheme
Couple Private Medical Insurance
Holidays: 25 days annual + 8 public (extra ½ day on birthday
Business mileage: 28p for first 10,000 miles, then 20p per mile thereafter. Personal cars must be insured for business use.
Free gym on site at Warrington

The role of Quantity Surveyor takes commercial responsibility for the contract performance for allocated works to maximise both turnover and profitability for contracts allocated.

The successful candidate will have significant experience as an established QS within the fitout sector. Prior experience of working on framework contracts or fast paced fitout contracts is essential.

The successful candidate should hold a relevant Quantity Surveying degree qualification, You will be an active and effective team member in respect of cost and commercial matters on the clients programmes (retail/commercial fitout/construction projects OR fast track/multiple projects within a banking framework team) interfacing with other members of the internal project team. Ensure accuracy and quality is to the standard required by the client. You will take commercial responsibility for contract performance to maximise both turnover and profitability, and will adhere to robust commercial process ensuring that the client obtains continued high quality and value for money.

You will have strong commercial acumen with good negotiation skills with the ability to liaise effectively with clients and architects to maintain/build robust relationships. You should have good communication skills as you will be required to express your opinions both in writing and verbally at internal and external meetings, with the ability to work well as part of a team, interacting positively with colleagues, internal and external clients

Successful candidates will preferably come from a Fitout / construction background AND/OR fast track/banking framework background. You will have at least 3 to 4 years working experience, be RICS accredited qualification (or working towards this in quantity surveying) and hold a full UK driving licence is required.

Personal Attributes
The successful individual will be a dedicated and results-driven surveyor with a successful background in the achievement of profitable contracts. An analytical approach and excellent time management skills are imperative to the role.

You should have good communications skills as you will be required to express your opinions both in writing and verbally at internal and external meetings, with the ability to work well as part of a team, interacting positively with colleagues, internal and external clients

Other information
Successful candidates must be willing to work out of the Fitout Warrington base location and be based on site as and when the job requires.

The successful candidates must:
” Be flexible in terms of hours work
” Hold a full UK driving licence
” Be computer literate, be fully IT literate in word and excel (at intermediate level)
” Hold a degree in Quantity Surveying (with membership of a relevant professional body (e.g. RICS – desirable)
” Have previous QS experience of working in a similar role (preferably with Fitout frameworks background and banking experience with some construction experience)
” Hold a CSCS regular site visitor card