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DATE ADDED: Thu 12/09/2019

Quantity Surveyor/Estimator

London, UK

JOB TYPE: Contract

SALARY: £320 - £350/day

Quantity Surveyor/Estimator required to work on a freelance basis for a reputable and market leading Office fit-out and refurbishment specialist.

Typical project values are £100k to £5 million in value.

You will act as commercial lead, working with the Project management team to Cost, price, negotiate tender costs, appoint sub-contractors, and administer the contracts on between 5 and 7 projects at one time. Workload comes from an in house property portfolio, so you will be negotiating costs internally rather than for competitive tenders.

General Responsibilities for the role:
Preparing tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities
Undertaking cost analysis for repair and maintenance project work
Assisting in establishing a clients requirements and undertaking feasibility studies
Performing risk, value management and cost control
Advising on procurement strategy
Identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks
Preparing and analysing costings for tenders
Allocating work to subcontractors
Providing advice on contractual claims
Analysing outcomes and writing detailed progress reports
Valuing completed work and arranging payments
Maintaining awareness of the different building contracts in current use
Understanding the implications of health and safety regulations

The candidate
Practical and logical qualities and a methodical way of thinking
A creative and innovative approach to problem-solving
Strong numeracy and financial management skills and the ability to learn sophisticated design and costing IT packages
The ability to write clear and precise reports and to relate complex information in a simple way to a diverse range of people
Negotiating and team-working skills and the ability to motivate and lead those on site
Detailed knowledge of past and current building and construction technology, processes, materials, business and legal matters.

You will have worked for a main contractor as an quantity surveyor on large building projects.
You will have experience running projects between £3 - £5 million in value.
You will have experience working with clients and subcontractors.
You will have experience of working with various forms of contract such as JCT and NEC or similar, either supervised or on your own initiative.
You will possess the ability to measure from drawings to produce Contractors Quantities and to refer to available price data and information to prepare estimates for projects of a small value.
You will understand the purpose of a Cost Value Reconciliation
All applicants must have a main contracting background and all applicants must have worked on meduim sized building projects.

The candidate
* BSc in Quantity Surveying or construction related subject
* Post qualification construction experience with a main contractor (minimum 3 years)
* Strong track record on commercial build projects

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Role: Quantity Surveyor/Estimator
Job Type: Contract
Location: London, London,

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