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Intermediate Quantity Surveyor

Job Summary

Clarke are a growing construction business based in Ballymena with a portfolio of work that reaches all over the UK and Ireland.

Our people are our priority, they make us stand out, we are extremely proud of them and what we have achieved.

This is an exciting role in a fast-paced environment that will provide a structured working platform for an experienced Quantity Surveyor. The role will be integral with our Operations Team and Site in a post-contract role to manage both project profitability and construction programmes on each live project.

This role will be based in our Head Office in Ballymena with regular travel to the UK 1-2 days per month.

Role Summary

  • Project QS duties on 2-3 concurrent projects ranging from £2m-£10m.
  • Engagement, negotiation, appointment and management of sub-contractors from tender to final account.
  • Procurement of materials and ensuring efficient and timely scheduling/buying.
  • Analysing received tenders and assessing value for money.
  • Exercising financial control through the production of updated cash-flows and assisting the compilation of cost value reconciliation reports.
  • Monitoring budget vs current/forecast spend and ensuring any risk items are raised and addressed in an efficient, timely manner.
  • Submission of applications for payment and agreement of interim valuations.
  • Change management and identification/agreement of variations.
  • On-site measurement of works.
  • Successfully co-ordinate as part of the management team through liaison with clients/client representatives, architects, consultant engineers, site managers, supervisors, planners, surveyors and HSEQ officers.

Essential Criteria

  • BSc Hons in Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management or similar diploma.
  • Minimum 1-2 years’ experience in the above roles or similar setting.
  • Sound knowledge of general construction methods.
  • Sound communication, numerical and literacy skills.
  • High level of IT literacy, especially in Microsoft Packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
  • CSR training card.
  • Flexibility to travel to England or South of Ireland approx. 1-2 days per fortnight.
  • Ability to negotiate and ensure best value from supply chain.
  • High standard of organisational and time management skills.
  • Commitment to team approach, initiative taker, problem solver and excellent client relations are a must.

Desirable Criteria

  • Contractual training NEC, JCT etc
  • Construction background
  • Technical knowledge of SFS, rainscreen cladding and glazing systems (Metal Technology, Aluprof, Schueco).

Remuneration

  • Attractive level of remuneration depending on expertise and experience
  • Flexible working hours
  • State of the art offices
  • Health cash plan
  • Private health care
  • Pension
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Opportunities for career development

 

 

Visit our website to understand our business, our people and culture, and if you’d like to apply for this position please forward your CV to us by 12 noon, Friday 19 August 2022, outlining clearly how you meet the defined essential and where applicable, desirable criteria.

 

We are an equal opportunities employer, and led by our values (creative, brave, determined, collaborative, passionate, true).

Diversity and Inclusion is at the heart of our business

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