Quantity Surveyor

Quantity Surveyor

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Farnborough, Hampshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896916_1600341878
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 17, 2020 12:24

Job Description

Your experience of the management of cost and expenditure on building related projects and knowledge of Quantity Surveying will help you to support construction related procurement and contract management activities for military building and facilities.

My client is a leading engineering support services company who design, build, manage and maintain various infrastructures and equipment's in the defence and maritime sectors.

Key Responsibilities

As a Quantity Surveyor, you will be responsible for the management of cost and expenditure on building related projects across the contract, including construction related procurement and contract management activities, supporting company objectives of value for money and best practice in financial management. The role includes;
*Proactively manage and control all costs relating to asset management activities, including new builds, alterations, refurbishments, and lifecycle planning, from initial design stages through to project completion
*Delivery of best in class cost planning services for construction based activities, including:
oPreparation of indicative cost budgets and appraisals and elemental cost plans
oProvision of professional advice relating to expenditure and cost impacts of development plans and asset management strategies
oProvision of value engineering studies
*Provision of construction related procurement advice, including:
oAdvice on procurement strategy
oCollation of long and short tender lists and preparing and issuing tender documents
oManagement of tender process, including queries and clarifications from bidders
oProduction of tender evaluation reports
oPreparation of construction contract documents
*Post contract quantity surveying expertise, including:
oManagement of application for payment process / interim payments
oPreparing certificates
oManaging the change control process
oProducing cost reports and cost forecasting as required
oSupport company in any dispute resolution / arbitration activities
*Oversee the administration of all costs associated with asset management activities, including interfaces with other departments as required
*Provision of subject matter expertise on construction based commercial contracts terms, payment mechanisms and performance management
*Drafting of minor works contracts for building refurbishments and alterations, including commercial terms
*Support the selection appointment and management of construction and engineering contractors, consultants and third parties as required
*Ensure company health, safety and environmental procedures are complied with at all times.

Key Skills & Experiences

*Degree qualified in quantity surveying or comparable discipline and experience in a cost management role
*Thorough knowledge and understanding of the Construction Design & Management (CDM) Regulations 2015 and any further amendments
*Strong commercial awareness and experience related to property and construction
*Experience of providing construction based procurement advice, and producing tender and contract documentation
*Good knowledge of up to date construction strategies, and able to advise senior colleagues on the same
*Good project management skills, with experience of working across multiple work streams in a proactive and diligent manner
*Experience of project feasibility delivery and delivery of cost management advice
*Customer focused with the ability to build positive working relationships.
*Qualified IOSH Managing Safely

Quantity Surveyor
Competitive Salary + Benefits
37 hours per week

Quantity Surveyor, Cost management, Construction Design & Management, CDM, Cost, Expenditure, Building, Refurbishment, New build, Estimation.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to candidates able to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already British security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to several high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This role is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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