Quantity Surveyor - South Wales

Recruit Build
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
£35000 - £45000 per annum + extensive benefits package
09 Aug 2017
17 Aug 2017
Intermediate Quantity Surveyor - South Wales £35,000 - £45,000 plus car / allowance and benefits package. Our client is a leading provider of regeneration services in the UK. They design, build, refurbish and maintain homes, buildings and the facilities. They work in partnership with housing associations, local authorities, the private sector and residents to invest in local communities, strengthen local economies and transform lives. Purpose of the Role: To take responsibility, ownership and accountability of the successful management and control all aspects of the commercial / financial and contractual elements of the designated project. This is to include ensuring applications and valuations are completed in line with the contract terms and also ensuring sub-contractors receive prompt payment and are procured in line with contractual obligations and Commitments to Subcontractors. In addition, ensuring cost reports and the like are managed, completed on time and monitored. To understand, implement and adhere to the company SHEQ policy/strategy. Key Responsibilities: Control all expenditure Reconcile cost / value reports and profit forecasts To assist the Contract Manager with pre-start planning and programming Continual use of the sub-contract data base Sub-contract procurement and commercial management Management and control of sub-contract accounts and variation accounts Change management control Assisting and liaising with the buyers on materials procurement and buying opportunities To manage the day to day cost control, monitoring and reporting Develop an understanding of the designated contract, specification and pricing ensuring compliance with conditions throughout Assist the Contract Manager with subcontractor selection and ensure the chosen subcontractor has the appropriate skill set and capability to deliver the works. Place the appropriate order and all required information to carry out their work Measure progress, submit valuations, submit final accounts and retention release and monitor receipt of payment in a timely manner in accordance with the contracts Process subcontractor requests for payment Completing a monthly cost / valuation report and cash flow for the designated projects Where appropriate, assist with estimates and negotiations for future projects or phases Attend project and company related meetings Manage the costs on a project to ensure both the company and the client is fully advised of the cost situation Sufficiently manage the financial aspects of the project to ensure the correct safety equipment is used at all times Be responsible for your safety and others around you Ensure timely cash flow management for the Client and the group, and the supply change Assisting the development and training of trainee and assistant surveyors Maintain and develop professional relationships with the Client, to help future business development Skills / Experience: Excellent verbal communication skills Experience working within the housing regeneration sector. Excellent level of numeracy Excellent influencing skills IT skills - MS Office, Excel, Project, Word etc. UK Driving License - Essential Quantity Surveyor Degree Industry experience in the role of a Quantity Surveyor Please email James Shepherd at Recruit Build attaching a current CV to apply. Please note that every effort will be made to contact all applicants, however due to the high volume in candidate applications if you have not had a response to your submission within 10 days please assume that you have not been shortlisted for interview on this occasion. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/75281346