project quantity surveyor in harrow

job type
£ 50,000 per year
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job details

harrow, greater london
job category
construction & property
job type
£ 50,000 per year
reference number
AAWE 111
0203 680 0650
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job description

Project Quantity Surveyor

Seeking a Project Quantity Surveyor to work for a very reputable residential contractor in London. My client is looking for someone to be able to run there own phase on a major project while mentoring an Assistant QS and reporting into the Lead Surveyor on site. You will be responsible for the second phase (due to start on site in March) consisting of over 200 residential high-end apartments with build value of £44mil, RC frame and built over 10 storey blocks.


* Paying in region of £65,000 basic salary
* Highly competitive numeration package
* Dynamic, forward thinking contractor
* Strong pipeline of work
* Long term stability and progression
* Training and development on offer and fully supported

Key Responsibilities:

* Deliver subcontract 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 Senior Surveyor and then the Commercial Manager/Project Director/Regional Director, prior to order being placed.
* The production of 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 the Senior Surveyor and then the Commercial Manager/Project Director/Regional Director approval. Produce accurate stock takes during CVC reporting period of materials on site and their values.
* 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.
* Attend and actively partake in Design meetings, Client meetings and Internal Team meetings, and actively drive to pursue Value Engineering options.
* Agreement of contract variations, communication of their outcome, implications and the preparation of forecast final accounts.
* Maintain cash management of projects, by minimising costs and maximising value through proactive analysis and facilitation of works packages.
* Management of 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.
* Support any Senior QS and/or Assistant Surveyors on site throughout all aspect of their duties
* Provide support to trainee surveyors working full time within the commercial department or on rotation.


* At least 4/5 years experience working within a QS position in the UK
* An excellent approach to work and professional outlook on the construction industry
* Main contractor/developer experience desired but not essential
* New Build and RC Frame experience needed
* Strong references
* Computer literate
* Excellent communication skills
* Solid commercial acumen
* Educated to a degree level or equivalent (BSc Quantity Surveying preferred)

If you're interested in the role and want to hear more, reply to this advert with your CV and I'll contact you directly. If you would prefer to have an initial discussion over the phone, give Aaron Weintraub a call in our office on 0203 680 0650. Your details will be kept strictly confidential and will never be sent to anyone without you first giving permission. I'll look forward to hearing from you, come back to me ASAP to make the initial shortlist!

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