To obtain and evaluate information to ensure a realistic cost for the supply of works, goods, materials and services for designated refurbishment/maintenance Projects Whilst liaising with Contractors, Suppliers and Clients to ensure information, costs, profitability and value meet the requirements of designated project/ .
Working on a broad range of contracts including Social Housing Refurbishments, Refits, Voids and Planned works/ Public sector & NHS refurbishments and some passive fire protection works. They require a good all round Quantity Surveyor with sector specific experience.
Site working/visits throughout the UK dependent upon programmes of works.
Key Responsibilities – Quantity Surveyor
Assist in the preparation, processing and selection of estimates, bids and tenders to demanding timescales.
Assist in the development of the procurement programme.
Prepare and monitor cash flow forecast for designated projects.
Prepare and submit monthly applications for payment to the Client/Client’s representative.
Prepare monthly valuation reports
Submit invoices for certified value and ensure payments are received on time.
Value and authorise payments to sub-contractors.
Liaise with Contract Managers to establish the project specification and requirements.
Attend and contribute to meetings with work colleagues and or Clients/Customers when necessary, building relationships and demonstrating excellent communication skills.
Monitor the contract progress, assess and report any changes that may affect project costs and or time scale.
Assist in the control of individual contract budgets.
Key skills and Qualifications
Holds the relevant qualifications
Must be an experienced Quantity Surveyor
Social Housing/Planned Works experience essential
Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office
Must be flexible in hours of work and travel and hold a Full UK Driving Licence