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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Ensuring profitability and accountability for commercial management and programme on live large scale construction projects in a post-contract role.

This is an exciting role in a fast-paced environment that will provide a structured working platform for an experienced Senior 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 full-time permanent working and can be based either in in our Head Office in Ballymena or in London and will require regular travel to the UK 1-2 days per month.

Role Summary

This role will surround itself upon the following tasks;

  • Coaching and mentoring Intermediate/Junior QS members.
  • Lead commercial management aspect of a number of 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 3-5 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 the UK approximately 1-2 days per fortnight.
  • Proficient in negotiation and achieving best value from supply chain.
  • High standard of organisational and time management skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate previous experience in liaising with Tier 1 Contractors in a sub-contract capacity.
  • Commitment to team approach and support, initiative taker, problem solver and excellent client relations are a must.

 Desirable Criteria

  • Technical knowledge/experience of Unitised Curtain Wall system
  • Technical knowledge of SFS, Rainscreen Cladding and Glazing systems (Metal Technology, Aluprof, Schueco).
  • Contractual training NEC, JCT etc
  • Construction background.

Remuneration

  • Attractive level of remuneration depending on expertise and experience
  • State of the art offices
  • Health cash plan
  • Private health care
  • Pension
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