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65325
Vacancy title
Senior Quantity Surveyor
Function(s)
Commercial
Contract type
Full time permanent
Region
South Wales & South West
Location(s)
South Wales & South West
Description

The South Wales and South West region are looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyors to join our commercial team to help deliver a variety of schemes.

The successful SQS candidate will report directly to a Managing QS. They will be expected to be hands on whilst carrying out the full range of quantity surveying duties, Including day to day cost control, cash management, subcontractor procurement & management, including chairing regular meetings, risk management, financial reporting (CVR/PPR), preparation of valuations (internal/external), record keeping, general administration, including completion of client and sub-contract final accounts, and the recovery / discharge of all retentions.

The position will involve working within a busy Quantity Surveying department on new build and refurbishment schemes. The candidate will ideally have experience in upfront land acquisitions and worked on negotiated contract and competitive tendered D&B schemes, but is not essential. Experience and a passion for developing and mentoring junior staff will be a requirement of this role.Additionally the candidate will need to be willing to get involved with pre tender works estimating and contractual works, as required. This may include assisting estimators, commenting on contractual documents and general pre tender reviews. The candidate will have the drive and ambition and be willing to take ownership of a scheme (s), to progress opportunities towards a start on site.

Previous experience with COINS would be advantageous.

A current driving licence, CSCS card and a work permit are essential.

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

Preferably experienced as a Senior Quantity Surveyor you will be educated to BSc in Quantity Surveying (or other commercially related discipline) and ideally RICS / CIOB accredited with experience within the residential sector ideally on new build schemes and a knowledge and understanding of refurbishment works.

Excellent communication skills are critical to this role and the candidate must be able to adapt within a vibrant team that exists. The role will involve liaison with internal customers, clients, and the supply chain. The successful candidate will have;

  • A track record in commercial management from within a recognised contracting organisation.

Positive about women into contstruction

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