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  • Essex, UK
  • £45,000 - £55,000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • Civil Engineering
  • Reference: CS -QS
  • Consultant: Carl Smith

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My client has a requirement for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to work on a £50m highways project in Essex. Suitable candidate will be a degree qualified in a relevant degree (Quantity Surveying or Commercial Management).

The Role:

Procuring subcontractors. Including sending out enquiries, collating prices, undertaking comparisons, comparing with tender allowances, negotiation, order placement, agreement of account and payment

Review of subcontract documentation and contractual correspondence

Managing Subcontractors. Including valuing and certifying interim payments of subcontractor accounts, monitoring of such accounts against forecasts, preparing and agreeing / negotiating final accounts

Implementation and compliance with the subcontract change control procedures and monitoring thereof including notices to as appropriate

Hold strong and collaborative relationships with subcontractors, arrange and attend meetings as required, including progress meetings with supply chain etc

Production of commercial reports together with review of results and consideration of trends with other contract team members

Ensure cash flow is maximised including ensuring payments are received on time

Provide commercial input including financial and contractual performance forecasts to the management team

Commercial and contractual advice to the team as and when required

Carry out any other duties not identified above and as required by their manager

Support to assess, review and mitigate commercial and contractual risks and implement group policies for risk management

Implement all group policies including those for SHE and risk management

Promote group values towards its customers to meet or exceed their expectations

Line management and integration of new team members where appropriate

Key Skills & Qualifications:

Educated to Degree level and holds the relevant qualifications (Degree in Quantity Surveying)

Experience within a similar role in the Construction Industry

Experience within Highways, especially large value highways schemes.

Experience working within a Tier 1 Main Contractor preferred

Minimum 4 years' experience required

Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office in particular Excel

Excellent Communication skills both written and verbally

Must be an excellent organiser with proven time management skills

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