Senior Quantity Surveyor

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The Client:
Our client is a Major UK Residential Contractor. They have a turnover of £750+ Million across the UK. Over the last 20+ years they have built partnering relationships and have a substantial order book and large pipeline for upcoming projects across the UK. It's an exciting time to be part of their business and it is also very likely that they will be delivering their own developments shortly. The New Build business unit which has a current turnover of £100+ Million are looking to grow over the next 5 years to a turnover of more than £200+ Million. They tend to take on projects from £2m to £40m.
Senior Quantity Surveyor - Salary £60,000-£75,000 (depending on experience) + Car Allowance + Travel to site + Healthcare + pension - Central London
The Project:
We are currently looking for a Quantity Surveyor for a £10+ Million, 90 Unit Traditional build projects in Central London, a mixture of RC Frame and traditional apartments.
Types of Construction you will be exposed to include: Traditional, RC Frame and Timber Frame.
Overview of responsibilities:
* To develop strong customer relationships with key clients and Consultants.
* To take overall responsibility and accountability for the commercial elements on a project(s).
* To assist the Operations Manager with pre-start planning and programming
* Management and control of sub-contract accounts and variation accounts, communicating effectively to minimise risk and disputes.
* Assisting and liaising with the buyers on materials procurement and buying opportunities
* To manage the day to day cost control, monitoring and reporting
* Measure progress, submit valuations, final accounts and retention release and monitor receipt of payment in a timely manner
* Process subcontractor requests for payment in accordance with their sub-contract terms.
* Manage the costs on a project to ensure both the company and the client is fully advised of the cost situation and commercial risk.
* Assist in ensuring company with Health & Safety
* Ensure timely cash flow management for the Client and the group collecting all contract cash on time.
The Ideal Candidate:
* Good Communication Skills - Your role will involve liaising and managing the team, subcontractors onsite, in meetings, by phone and email. You will also need to communicate with Senior management to provide updates, etc
* Degree in Quantity Surveying or similar
* Experience within a senior surveying position reporting to either a commercial manager
* Excellent negotiation/influencing skills
In return, they offer:
* A very competitive basic salary and good package.
* A stable and supportive work environment where staff are actively looked after.
* Encouraging ongoing growth and learning, enabling employees to reach their career aspirations
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