Vacancy details

Division
Ref
64446
Vacancy title
Quantity Surveyor
Function(s)
Commercial, Quantity Surveying
Contract type
Full time permanent
Region
London
Location(s)
Camden
Description

Role: Quantity Surveyor

Location: Camden

Morgan Sindall Property Services provides integrated property maintenance services to both the public and private sector, with particular expertise in housing and public building maintenance.

We are the nation’s complete housing solutions specialist with over 30 years’ experience within the affordable housing sector. We provide planned and reactive maintenance to over 200,000 domestic properties nationwide and have a significant portfolio of large-scale framework refurbishment programmes. We refurbish and modernise approximately 10,000 homes per annum and complete in excess of 300,000 repairs a year.

 

About The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor based in Camden the purpose of the role is to manage the day to day commercial control, reporting and management of one or more projects from award up to final account. Your duties will include:

  • Effective commercial control of all allocated projects including provision of timely and accurate documentation in accordance with the reporting timetable, in particular CVR’s, forecasts, CID documents, cash flow forecast, Commercial register etc.
  • Effective cash management including timely application / certification / invoicing / payment / receipts and careful administration of subcontract accounts.
  • Keeping line manager appraised of progress of all accounts both client and subcontract through to finalisation.
  • Ensuring that payments and notices are effected in accordance with the subcontract and Construction Act and ensure that any commercial threats or risks to projects are identified and communicated to line manager.
  • In conjunction with the Procurement team ensure that the procurement of sub-trades and suppliers is undertaken in a timely and cost effective manner ensuring that the packages are robust with buying gains optimised.
  • Manage the timely production of the Main/Subcontract Final Accounts, including re-measurement as necessary to ensure the best result, evaluation and agreement of all variations, extensions of time, loss and expense claims.
  • Site visits as required to carry out surveying duties
  • Support the bid and business development processes through liaison with the relevant teams and personnel, co-ordinating and providing constructive commercial input, as required
  • Ensure the effective commercial management of contracts to maximise gross margin.
  • Lead on effective risk management and protect business reputation.
  • Ensure that cash flow forecasts are timely, accurate and are optimised where possible.

Full job description available below.

About You

  • Previous experience in similar role
  • Knowledge and understanding of measurement and valuation.
  • Knowledge and understanding of budgets and forecast management.
  • Preparation and understanding of CVR’s and supplementary financial reports.
  • Knowledge and understanding of final accounts.
  • Knowledge and understanding of subcontract orders and buying.
  • Knowledge of responsive, cyclical and planned maintenance.
  • Good knowledge of IT systems and packages

To be part of a successful team and build your future career with Morgan Sindall please apply now.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the leading industry sector companies where we recognise the value of diversity and that talented people are key to our success.

Closing date: 28 September 2018

 

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