quantity surveyor in ashford

job type
£ 250 per day
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job details

ashford, south east
job category
construction & property
job type
working hours
£ 250 per day
reference number
0162 235 7230
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job description

Quantity Surveyor needed in Kent.

Are you a Quantity Surveyor looking for a new contract in Kent? We've just landed a new Quantity Surveyor role which might be of interest?

* Location: Ashford, Kent
* Job Title: Quantity Surveyor
* Contract type: Freelance
* Sector: Main contractor
* Salary: up to £360 per day
* Randstad CPE contact: Andy Irvine at the Maidstone branch 01622 357230

The Benefits:

* A competitive day rate and an option to go either freelance or take on a permanent position.
* Long-term contract as 2019's order book is almost fulfilled.
* The chance to work with a smaller organisation where you can make a big difference.
* Access to a host of training courses through Randstad CPE's training department.

The Company

Established in the mid-70's the employer are medium to small main contractor located in central Kent that specialise in working for local authorities, private client and house hold names delivering high-end new build and refurbishment projects on design & build basis. Projects typically include schools, residential (low-volume and bespoke) and commercial works.

The Position

* Working under the Commercial Director you will take the commercial lead on 1-2 projects ranging from £500,000 to £2 million in value.
* Working with The Estimators and Contracts Managers along with external Consultants, you be providing input in to design and programmes.
* Checking contracts compliance.
* Creating procurement schedules.
* Sending out tender documentation, analysis and selection.
* Value Engineering do drive profit margins.
* Preparation of monthly valuations, evaluation and preparation of variations.
* Management of subcontractor accounts which will include re-measuring subcontractor valuations / verifying subcontractors applications for payment.
* Identifying risk.
* Financial forecasting and reporting.
* Final accounting subcontractor and client.

About You


* Educated to HNC as a minimum but a relevant degree and professional accreditation would be desirable.


* A minimum of 3 years experience in Quantity Surveying within a similar position.
* Strong negotiation skills.
* Previous experience of house building, refurbishment schemes as well as commercial projects is very desirable.

Skill sets:

* Excellent written and verbal interpersonal skills.
* Cost management (Estimating, Planning and Reporting).

What to do next:

If you feel this role meets your expectations please click apply and upload your latest cv. If you are seeking a new role in the future please feel free to contact Randstad CPE's Maidstone branch for a confidential discussion where we can provide advice, assistance with training and update you on our latest vacancies.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


liaising with clients & architects


HNC quantity surveying

educational requirements

BSc quantity surveying,BSc quantity surveying