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Recruitment Consultant

Sam Marsden

Date Posted: 28-Apr-17


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Quantity Surveyor

Maidstone, UK

Quantity Surveyor

£265 - £275 per day


Quantity Surveyor - Tier 1 Main Contractor

Temp – Perm: £275 per shift 40-hour week

Maidstone, Kent

One of the UK’s most prestigious main contractors are currently searching for a Quantity Surveyor to be based in their office in Maidstone. This contractor covers a range of different sectors but this division focus primarily on commercial refurbishment schemes. These schemes vary between office spaces, education, government and healthcare all varying between £5k to £10 Million.

As quantity surveyor you will be required to join a busy team on various traditional/design and build contracts based within the southern region.

Duties include:

  • Support the project team in all commercial matters
  • Liaise with the site teams and take the lead with contract administration, including record keeping.
  • Ensure timely submission of valuations
  • Ensure cash flow is maximised including ensuring payments are received on time
  • Ensure the accurate and timely evaluation and agreement of final quantities, revised and additional items, rates and compensation events
  • Identify additional entitlement under the contract including the monitoring of daily records
  • Delegate commercial activities to other members of the team as appropriate
  • Ensure that good records are kept in order that the full entitlement under the contract is achieved
  • Identify and realise opportunities to maximise cost/value management.
  • Assist with the preparation of accurate and timely monthly valuation reports.
  • Assist with the procurement and management of subcontract packages.
  • Assist with the internal valuations/VCR/End Life Forecasts.
  • Evaluate risks and review project risk register.
  • Assist with preparation of contractual claims.
  • Measure and assess the work undertaken and then submit detailed, accurate and timely applications.

Key skills and requirements:

  • Qualified or working towards a HND/HNC or similar in Quantity Surveying.
  • Previous surveying or experience of working within a commercially focused environment.
  • Must be flexible and able to work as part of a team and using own initiative.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to use a range of IT packages including Microsoft Office and bespoke packages.
  • Literate and Numerate.
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to prioritise.
  • Ability to work to deadlines.
  • Willing to undertake training and development when appropriate.

To apply, please send your CV through the portal or alternately, send directly to s.marsden@oandb.co.uk



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