Senior Quantity Surveyor

Job Description

You will be working within the project delivery team, alongside both in-house and external teams of architects and consultants. You will co-ordinate with the property and facilities managers and will take responsibility for the execution of the Quantity Surveying function, fulfilling the requirements of the company in maximising profitability.

Reporting to the directors and CEO your duties will include:
Budget preparation
Preparation of accurate and prudent cost/value analysis
Pricing and rating variations
Managing cost information and providing information for timely and accurate applications for payment with the accounts team
Interim and final account measurement – site measurement and drawing take off
Interim payment and final account agreement of subcontracts
Management of retentions and release dates
Verification and agreement of sundry accounts
Undertaking of monthly site visits to agree valuations and certify payments
Ensuring the effective performance, management and development of reporting with regards to various projects including works associated with maintenance and planned works across the retained property portfolio
Working closely with the property management and accounts teams to enable efficient monthly reporting
Procurement of suppliers, subcontractors and consultants, the development of company standards and a group procurement strategy
The drafting of contractual correspondence
Assisting with the production of project procurement strategy documentation, contributing to planning activities with horizons of typically up to 12 months
The maintenance of robust and consistent change control processes – the identification and agreement of appropriate changes/variations
Identification of risks and the evaluation of property portfolio development opportunities
The performance of any other reasonable quantity surveying related tasks as directed by the directors
Providing advice on construction economies and value engineering on Projects

Typical Outputs of Senior Quantity Surveyor:
Monthly CVRs and supporting documentation
Monthly cash-flow and turnover forecasts
The issuing of timely, monthly external applications for payment
The issuing of timely, monthly subcontract payment certificates
Timely payment and pay less notices to subcontractors