Quantity Surveyor Leading Main / Principal Construction Contractor Jobs in Cambridge – England – UK at Build People

Title: Quantity Surveyor Leading Main / Principal Construction Contractor

Company: Build People

Location: Cambridge – England – UK

Type: Full Time

Category: Engineering, Construction

Salary: Salary 45000 GBP Yearly GBP 45000 YEAR

Quantity Surveyor – Leading Main / Principal Construction Contractor

·c£45k (Dependent on Experience)

·Car/Travel Allowance

·Competitive Family Friendly Policies

·Private medical cover

·Pension matching scheme

·Discount on selected retailers and gyms

·Voluntary benefits such as; cycle to work, child care vouchers

The Company

Within the construction industry my client is one of the UK’s largest construction services contractors, delivering robust and future-proofed projects that help people and businesses thrive. These projects consist of New Builds, Refurbishments, Fit-outs and Framework Programmes across many different sectors.

The Quantity Surveyor Role

Working from their regional offices in Cambridgeshire you be responsible for all financial aspects of a project working closely with the Site and Project Manager teams to deliver desired margin return, utilising high standards of commercial acumen.

Key Responsibilities:

·Develop and maintain close relationships with customers, consultants and subcontractors to continuously improve the customer experience and support future repeat and negotiated business

·Attend tender presentations for new projects, contribute, lead commercially and present

·During proposal stage, prepare the budget and prelims build up, obtain and vet trade contractor bids, compile the company information section for the proposal document and collate the overall document

·Develop an initial concept budget and prepare a detailed cost plan for the Project Manager to agree with the client

·Prepare trade contractor bid list in conjunction with the Project Manager and obtain approval via team meetings

·Confirm project insurance arrangements

·Prepare and monitor bid package tender schedule and report against the cost plan where required

·Advise client on contract procurement routes available

·Agree 2nd stage lump sum tenders and GMP’s

·Prepare and monitor Subcontract Procurement Schedule, compile trade contract bid documents and carry out tender analysis and issue purchase orders

·Place orders and instruct trade contractors. (Including compiling subcontracts/works contacts/trade contracts)

·Advise on product selection, specifications and assist with the value engineering

·Advise on the selection of trade contractors

·Prepare financial section of project report

·Handle receipt and distribution of drawings and other relevant information and maintain control

·Attend design team meetings and trade contractor meetings

·Manage change orders in conjunction with the Site/Project Manager

·Prepare, submit and agree monthly costs reports, collating information from other Project/Assistant surveyors as necessary

·Instruct accounts to invoice clients

·Instruct accounts to pay subcontracts and suppliers

·Prepare, submit and agree periodic valuations for work completed to date with trade contractors and the client

·Instruct accounts to invoice clients and to pay subcontractors and suppliers

·Prepare ’rolling’ final account throughout project and agree at PC

·Close out financial account and retention releases

·Prepare final account reconciliation (CVR), create regular budget and price updates, update computerised cost control system and prepare the monthly cost and progress report for Directors responsible

·Provide feedback to trade contractors on completion

·Prepare monthly cost reports including any relevant information provided by Project/Assistant surveyors

·Internal reporting …

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