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Quantity Surveyor

Location: London

Quantity Surveyor | Residential Main Contractor

£60,000 – £70,000 + Package


A well-established residential main contractor require an experienced Quantity Surveyor to work on a challenging project in Cambridge. They are working in partnership with housing associations and local authorities to provide affordable housing, as well as developing homes themselves. The project itself is 1200 unit development, you initial focus will be on a £100million phase which consists of 500 units.

Quantity Surveyor duties

* Manage and drive subcontract procurement, deliver the procurement to a programme ensuring timely placed orders. Identify risks, gains, areas of design input or potential value engineering. Establish and monitor subcontract resources. Produce sub-contractor buying analyses together with detailed back-up information identifying the package summary for approval by the Managing Surveyor / Commercial Manager / Project Manager / Regional Director, prior to order being placed.
* Produce and issue accurate and timely CVCs ensuring preliminary and material costs/forecasts are managed. Preparation of CVC’s to be reviewed with Technical, Production and Purchasing disciplines. CVC’s prepared for review by Commercial Manager/Regional Director approval.
* Produce comprehensive subcontract orders; manage their return and completion with accurate records taken.
* Administer Subcontractors accounts, in accordance with the subcontracts, including valuing, re-measuring and certifying timely payments.
* Prepare, agree and issue valuations in accordance with contract requirements. Produce Contract Sum Analyses and cash flow forecasts, ensuring a positive cash flow is maintained for the project.
* Attend and actively partake in Design meetings, Client meetings and Internal Team meetings, and actively drive to pursue Value Engineering options.
* Manage the client’s final account, inclusive of delivering and agreement of contract variations, communication of their outcome, implications and the preparation of forecast final accounts.
* Responsible for cash management of projects, by minimising costs and maximising value through proactive analysis and facilitation of works packages.
* Manage the contract finishes schedule, review and evaluation of specification costs and alternatives. Work towards closing out an accurate value engineered finishes specification delivered within the works on site.
* Control and accurately report cost together with future financial projections.
* Work in partnership with all departments; assist in driving communications & problem solving.

If you’re interested in hearing more about this Quantity Surveyor opportunity please call Andrew Pipe for a confidential discussion on 02070657277 or for an out of hours discussion on 07841199419. Alternatively email your details to Closing date for this opportunity is 15/02/19.

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