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Quantity Surveyor


  • Down
  • £35000 - 45000
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 14/11/2017
  • Vickerstock
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Quantity Surveyor, County Down, £40k


Vickerstock are currently working with a leading company in County Down, currently seeking to appoint a senior QS to join their management team

The Quantity Surveyor will be responsible for:

  • Management of Quantity Surveying/Procurement department
  • Work alongside Senior management team on business development targeting new markets and clients in line with planned company expansion over the next 5 years
  • Report to senior management team on monthly basis on project margins & tenders submitted
  • Work closely with finance manager to provide cash flow reports, contracts book and WIP figures for relevant projects.
  • Provide input in relation to procurement and tendering targets and strategy's with senior management to deliver on planned company expansion over the next 5 years
  • To delegate responsibilities to the other Quantity Surveyors in the team where necessary
  • To monitor the work delivered by the other Quantity Surveyors in the team ensuring it is accurate and produced on time
  • Work closely with contract & project managers to keep track of labour, materials and plant ensuring the costs are within the allowable zone and reporting any anomalies
  • To work with the clients, PQS and team liaison to agree on monthly measures, final measures and variation costing
  • To complete site inspections on a regular basis, reviewing progress and possible variations
  • To pre-measure allocated trades and sections at contract start up

Essential Criteria
The Quantity Surveyor will require:

  • 5 + years' experience within Quantity Surveying, preferably with a main contractor
  • 2 years minimum in a management position
  • Degree in Quantity Surveying - Preferably chartered but not essential
  • Ability to price and estimate projects from £100k to £5m
  • Ability to agree final accounts, negotiation with sub-contractors
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Leadership abilities and self-motivated

Contact Patrick McIlveen to discuss this, or other Quantity Surveyor job opportunities in absolute confidence on 028 9031 3720, or send an updated CV via the link on the page.

Ref: PM894283_1510146404
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