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Date Added: Tue 17/01/2023

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Plymouth, PL1, UK
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Company: FORESIGHT SEARCH LTD

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £55000 - £65000/annum

Title: Senior Quantity Surveyor
Location: Plymouth/Exeter
Salary: £55,000 to £65,000 + package
Sector: General Contracting - New build
Start Date: ASAP
The Company:
Our client is an established and successful regional main contractor with an established reputation within the South West market and beyond. Typical projects are new build from £5m - £25m across sectors including bespoke residential, Commercial, Care and education. The company is financially secure with a strong pipeline of work and a healthy work life balance.
Senior Quantity Surveyor - The Role:
A fantastic opportunity for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join the regional commercial team based from the Exeter office and rprojects initially in Plymouth. You will be responsible for leading the day to day commercial aspects on your own job typically at around £13m in value. This position will report to a Managing QS and oversee an Assistant QS.
Typical duties & responsibilities:
* To ensure optimum commercial return is achieved for the project.
* Prepare the cost / value reconciliation reports accurately
* Prepare and agree interim valuations at the agreed dates to gain the best commercial advantage for the company.
* Agree final accounts with subcontractors to maximise project margins.
* Ensure sub contract orders are prepared in accordance with company procedure with reference to the date given on the procurement schedules and / or in accordance with the contract programme having achieved the appropriate approvals.
* Maintain control of sub contractor`s accounts and minimise the cost of any variations.
* Manage subcontracts in terms of valuation and correspondence.
* To carry out duties as quantity surveyor on projects as instructed.
* To ensure optimum commercial return is achieved for the project in their control.
* Prepare or assist with cost / value reconciliation reports on a monthly basis accurately reporting the forecast final financial position of the project.
* Prepare turnover cash flow forecasts as directed by line manager at the commencement of all projects, updating as required and recording actual valuation achieved against forecast.
Senior Quantity Surveyor - The Person
* You will have solid experience with either a national or regional main contractor
* Reside within Exeter region + 45mins
* Demonstrable experience of delivering commercial aspects of new build projects within budget and programme
* Experience in Main contracting is essential
* Experience managing a £12m project of larger as QS
* Experience in both residential and commercial sectors beneficial
* Innovative - ability to identify better ways of doing things
* A good team player, someone who wants to be part of a growing business to achieve common goals.
The Reward:
* Competitive salary
* Flexible/remote working policy
* Company car allowance
* Company benefits package
* Varied and unique residential developments
* Continued local work within the South West region
Please contact Foresight Search for more information on this, or any other vacancy (phone number removed)
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