quantity surveyor in hove

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£ 300 per hour
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job details

hove, south east
job category
construction & property
job type
working hours
£ 300 per hour
reference number
QS - Hove
0162 235 7230
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job description

Quantity Surveyor - Freelance Contract

Location: Hove, Sussex

Rate: £300-350 per day

Start Date: April 2019

Duration: Long-term

We are recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor to work one of the UK's largest contractors on new build education projects. The projects are Design & Build schemes with values up to £60m.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

* Building relationship with the supply chain, consultants and clients.
* Making sure that the project team achieve or exceed their budgeted targets.
* Analysing the process to ensure you can spot potential disputes in a timely manner to Line Manager.
* Following the procurement schedule precisely and placing orders with supply chain.
* Subcontract orders need to accurately reflect the main contract requirements and scope of work.
* Certifying, valuing and issuing any relevant payment notices for the subcontract works.
* Making sure that the payments are received by the due date and take full responsibility for the projects cash position.
* Ensuring the CVC reports are completed and that they accurately reflect the current position on site and the final profit projection.
* If any future financial problems occur it will be your task to provide early warning to ensure accurate real time reporting.
* Managing and minimising non recoverable costs on projects.
* Developing and managing junior surveying staff.
* Price and agree all project variations.

The ideal candidate:

* You must have successful procurement experience.
* Proven Surveying track record of projects with a main contractor.
* Previous experience of design and build projects.
* An extensive working knowledge of MS Excel.
* Previously re-measured high risk packages and key trades.
* Working knowledge of relevant contract conditions.
* Proven experience of leading or assisting financial costs on relevant project.
* CSCS card
* Valid Driving Licence.
* Desirable construction related degree
* Desirably working towards MCIOB or RICS

Randstad Construction Property Engineering is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.




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