Quantity Surveyor


  • £60000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits: plus package
  • Posted: 01/12/2016
  • Central London
  • Job Ref: 89289
  • Permanent

Job Details

Quantity Surveyor required for a specialist in fit-out and refurbishment, for their education project, with projects £50k to £10m, based in central London. 

Since 2002 they have been delivering commercial fit out and refurbishment projects for a wide range of blue chip clients

Report to the Managing Quantity Surveyor they will be involved in procurement, sub-contracts, contract accounting and valuations. They will work alongside the contracts manager very closely to procure the various items on the project and to bring within budget.

The vacancy would suit a fully qualified surveyor, but the candidate must have a minimum of 6 years experience within a similar role and be in a position to provide references.  They must have the experience of working  on more than one project at any given time at the values suggested above.

Apart from professional skills and experience, applicants must be fully conversant with MS Office applications (mainly Outlook, Word & Excel). Working knowledge of programming and/or project management software. Current driving licence and own transport or company car (mileage paid for business travel).

Maximise the gross margin on the company’s building contracts by working with the Contracts Manager, accurately assessing costs during delivery of the contract and in justifying to and claiming from clients all contractual payments due to the company.

Key Responsibilities

In time to meet the contract programme and in conjunction with the Critical Path Schedule prepare and despatch tender packages to sub-contractors
Maintain all necessary records
Collate sub-contractor tenders, analyze and after which, in consultation with the Contracts Manager, award sub-contracts
Check and approve sub-contractors’ claims for payments
Liaise with sub-contractors to resolve queries
Assess and cost variations to contract on a regular basis and update the Variations Account with monthly valuations
Formulate contractual claims for submission
Submit and agree final accounts
Prepare monthly valuations and submit for payment under the terms of the contract.
Prepare and submit monthly cost/value reconciliations
Manage the procurement and buying gains reporting ensuring regular updating as the project progresses and concludes at final account.