quantity surveyor in kent

job type
£ 50,000 per year
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job details

job category
construction & property
job type
£ 50,000 per year
reference number
0162 235 7230
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job description

Are you an experienced Quantity Surveyor looking for an exciting new project? If so, I have a permanent opportunity. A Quantity Surveying role has landed in Dover, Kent.

* Location - Dover, Kent.
* Contract Type - Permanent
* Start Date - August 2018
* Salary - Competitive Salary
* 25 days holiday
* Pension scheme
* Discretionary bonus scheme
* Randstad Contact - Louisa Ratcliffe

The Project

An exciting civil engineering project in the Kent area working with a reputable client and contractor. This is an opportunity to work on a prestigious project in the local area of East Kent. This project will include, heavy civil engineering works as well as a multitude of new build developments and refurbishments.

The role

* To act as frameworks manager and administer multiple maintenance, civils, M&E and new contracts
* Working along side the projects manager, project management teams and the programme office, in the control and delivery of the commercial and financial requirements of contracts that arise from the delivery of projects.
* Regular communication with the Board's technical and financial staff
* Provide an employer's month evaluation of works, or the verification of applications for payments from the contracts
* Advise Project Managers on contract compliance
* To carry out cost estimating, cost planning and cost reporting throughout all stages of the project.
* To provide advice on procurement routes and delivering the procurement process.
* To bring to early attention any situation or incident that may expose the board to a significant risk that may not have been recorded on the appropriate risk register.

Generic Duties

* Comply with environmental instructions and to identify potential risks to the environment
* Identify and manage risks, particularly those which affect safety. To facilitate effective communication on risk and safety issues at all time.

About You

* Educated to HNC level
* A minimum of 5 years experience in Quantity Surveying
* Good knowledge of NEC forms of contract
* Knowledge and experience of a range of civil engineering, building and M&E projects
* To demonstrate experience of working with a project management team
* Able to demonstrate a high standard of negotiating skills
* To demonstrate a good level of cost management
* To demonstrate a good understanding of risk management
* High level of expertise in Microsoft Excel and word
* A good understanding of MS Project
* A good understanding of ERP, tendering, contract administration and document sharing softwares

Desirable skills

* Educated to degree level
* Professional accreditation
* Three years experience managing own projects for civil engineering, M&E or Infrastructure background
* Experience of working in live operational and customer facing environments
* Experience of working with the NSR and/or PSA schedule of rates and measured term contracts
* Experience working within a framework relationship involving either single or multiple contractors.

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.


variations, cvr's, change control


HNC quantity surveying

educational requirements

HND quantity surveying