quantity surveyor in exeter

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exeter, devon
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construction & property
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01454 610000
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Quantity Surveyor

Location: Exeter

Are you looking to work for a company who doesn't only just care about its employees but also the public? Looking to work for a main contractor based out of Exeter? Looking to advance where you are today? Working on exciting Water Projects?


* Implementing and developing commercial KPI's, incentives and improvement targets for the Delivery Alliance, Engineering and wider business as appropriate.
* Managing improvements to contract documentation, contract letting and management of contracts.
* Production of first, second and third tier delivery provider's performance data to support contract reviews.
* Development of performance specifications and cost models for K7 procurement and beyond. This will involve close liaison with Asset Management and contributing to 'business as usual' cost data capture systems.
* Maintenance and uploading of inflation indices and quality checking of data and entry into the Engineering Estimating System.
* Analysis of all costs in the Engineering Estimating System whilst developing new cost models in support of business requirements.
* Develop expertise in the suite of the New Engineering Contracts (NEC3 & NEC4).
* Estimating input to the CEDAR process, liaising with the cost consultants to ensure anomalies in findings are resolved and that appropriate target setting is achieved.
* Develop and implementation of procedures for the control of the risk money attached to project budgets.
* Develop expertise in Whole Life Cycle costing and Carbon accounting and contribute to developing and supporting related business processes.
* Provide support and advice to the Commercial & Framework Manager and functional Management team as required.


* Quantity Surveying /Commercial Management Degree or equivalent which is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
* Membership of an appropriate Professional body.
* Previous experience of Quantity Surveying and commercial role with broad experience in the water or similar capital intensive industry.
* Demonstrable track record of adding significant value
* Extensive knowledge and experience of construction contracts and estimating
* Experience of delivering results through cross functional working.

About yourself

* Well organised, diplomatic, proactive, assertive and well-disciplined
* Excellent customer service, communication and client/external interface skills
* Excellent communication and presentation skills both written and verbal.
* A track record of working with teams and managing projects by prioritising workloads and delivering to deadlines

If you believe this is the perfect job for you then what's stopping you from applying? No harm what so ever, this could be the next step in the right direction for yourself. If you have any queries, please don't hesitate to drop me a line.

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.


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