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Date Added: Tue 26/04/2022

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Salisbury, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £65000 - £70000/annum package

Senior Quantity Surveyor sought, Bristol / Reading. Girling Jones require a Senior Quantity Surveyor to oversee delivery of a large, MoD scheme in the Salisbury region. We require a Senior Quantity Surveyor ideally with MEP experience; however we would consider main building contractor backgrounds too. The Salisbury scheme has circa 6 months remaining on site, as such the appointed SQS will be absorbed into the businesses Bristol or Reading offices.

Day to day,

The Senior Quantity Surveyor will be responsible for implementing best commercial practices to maintain and maximise the profitability and financial performance of the project by; minimising costs, managing cash-flow, mitigating risks, managing variations and claims all to provide a smooth transition into agreement of the business and their supply chains final accounts. All to be presented back to the business through accurate and timely reporting.


Ensure that our safety first and foremost message is visible and alive through all activities on the project
Where relevant, manage and coach any Quantity Surveyors or Assistant Quantity Surveyors
Review and interpret contract terms and conditions, identifying and mitigating risks and enhancing opportunities
Ensure compliance with all aspects of the contract, liaise with the project teams on project status
Identify, qualify and management the agreement process of any changes to contractual obligations
Take responsibility for the cash flow forecasting, submission and receipt of payments
Monitor and forecast costs and revenue through project life cycle
Assist with procurement and management of sub contractors
Provide accurate reporting of costs, projections, contingency, liabilities, sales and margins
Develop and maintain positive long term relationships with all stakeholders, ensuring customer satisfaction
Working alongside the project team and Commercial manager, negotiate the settlement of the final account and facilitate sign off
Ensure all necessary records and reports are generated and maintained
Assist in any dispute resolution process.

What you'll need to succeed,

Significant experience of responsibility for the commercial aspects of MEP / building services or main build projects
Relevant BSC / degree / equivalent commercial management / quantity surveying qualification
Due to the nature of work on this project you will need to be able to obtain security clearance once in the role, therefore you will need to be a British citizen, and not have worked outside the UK for the last 5 years.

What you'll get in return,

Competitive salary (circa £68,000 +), Car allowance (£5,300), competitive pension,25 days annual leave, medical, 9-day fortnight. We are able to offer flexible working too with the option to work remotely two days a week.

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please APPLY now with a full CV and salary expectations and contact Vic Bekker @ Girling Jones for a confidential discussion.

Girling Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy
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