Project Quantity Surveyor - West London, W2 - High End Residential pro

Recruiter
UCA Consulting
Location
Greater London
Salary
40000.00 - 60000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
04 Aug 2017
Expires
01 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
CLIENT
My client have quickly become renowned for their innovative architecture and stunning interiors. Their building projects have become some of London's finest addresses.

Their formation of houses into modern masterpieces of contemporary design is testament to their commitment to using only the finest materials, leading-edge technologies and an unwavering attention to detail.

Though they are a relatively young company, their key people have been excelling in this sector for many years. They have enabled them to make impressive inroads into an exclusive niche market, and this has resulted in their recent accreditation as a full member of ASUC (Association of Structural Underpinning Contractor).

ROLE
A Project Quantity Surveyor role is to drive the tendering and construction phase of a project ensuring there is no compromise on programme, quality or Health & Safety. This role will require you to manage the multiple tenders ensuring deadlines are not compromised. You will join a team renowned for their exceptional client service who are currently winning a variety of high end residential contracts in London. You will be given exposure to an array of projects and will be providing a full service to a wide range of high end clients.

Key Responsibilities
  • Good understanding of traditional building methods and products associated with quality new build and refurbishment of high end properties.
  • Confident in dealing directly with Architects, Quantity Surveyors, Clients and Subcontractors.
  • Attending site design team meetings where required
  • Managing the tender process from start to finish ensuring costings are identified to a high standard. This would also involve managing multiple projects at any one time
  • Able to maintain tight control on variation orders on a large number of on-going projects, assisting Directors, Site Managers and Contracts Managers in recording all variations, pricing them and accurately recording their effect on final accounts and ensure that AI's are received for all variations
  • Pricing and agreeing variations via the Change Control register.
  • Prepare Post contract activities & Cost planning
  • Take a lead in the calculation and preparation of all company valuations and final accounts.
  • Advice on procurement and contract strategies ensuring robust contract documents are generated
  • Assist with the preparation of estimates and cost plans and in the development of programmes for the delivery
  • Prepare and present monthly job cost analysis data, including those covering financial status, tender and forecast allowances.
  • Analyse current methods and procedures and develop improved methods of working.
  • Assume full control of subcontract orders, applications and assist with subcontract enquiries and management. Overall responsibility for ensuring that all subcontract/supplier orders placed are within budget.
  • Assist in the management of sub-contractor procurement processes
  • Pay regular visits to site, as well as liaise directly with Contracts Managers and Site Managers to ensure all variations are recorded on CVIs and copied to all interested parties.
  • Contributing to achieve appropriate commercial result and report on contract profitability, including reporting to line manager as soon as any individual budget is exceeded or likely to be exceeded.
  • Communicate also on all matters affecting the performance of projects, employees, associates, and the commercial interests of the company.
  • Ensure works are valued and payment obtained in accordance with the contract terms
  • Contribute to the formulation of the monthly financial reports, both internal management accounts and external applications for payment.
  • Pricing additional works and raising Instructions.
  • Raising invoice payments.


Person Profile
The Project Quantity Surveyor will have:
  • Quantity surveying degree or HND/HNC in Quantity Surveying (Essential)
  • 3-5 years' experience within the industry (Essential)
  • Good understanding of construction contracts (Essential)
  • Experience in working on high end residential building projects (Essential)
  • Previous experience in using bill of quants.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft packages e.g. Excel, Word
  • Enthusiastic, ambitious with the ability to work on your own initiative.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Excellent attention to detail and proven ability to meet deadlines

Package
Pay: GBP40,000 - GBP60,000 per annum (dependant on experience)
Hours: 0800 - 1700 (Monday - Friday - with flexibility required)
Location: West London
Additional Company Benefits: Competitive

Agency: UCA Consulting Contact Name: Russell Roberts Contact Email: Telephone: Industry: Construction Job Type: Permanent Location: London, W2 Salary: GBP40,000 PA - GBP60,000 PA + Package