Greener Recruitment

  • Cardiff
  • £200.00 - £400.00 per day GBP / Year

Fusion People are actively recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor working in Wenvoe Cardiff for an initial 6 month contract on the construction of a care home. This has the potential to be extended into a permanent role based on performance.

Job Purpose:

As a quantity surveyor, you will be under the support and direction of the Project Manager and wider construction and commercial team. You will be responsible for managing the commercial resources of the assigned projects to maximise gross margin through the placement and control of contracts and subcontracts and to assess, review and mitigate commercial and contractual risks.

  • Preparation of commercial cost and value reporting with detailed end forecasts produced with the Project Coordinator
  • Administration of the main contract by understanding and abiding by contractual obligations
  • Preparation and timely submission of Applications for Payment with full supporting documentation in accordance with the contract
  • Procurement of subcontractors and the preparation, administration and management of subcontract agreements
  • Undertaking measured take-offs of materials and quantities through site visits and analysing drawings information.
  • Preparation and production of accurate cost and value forecasts for each project and presenting the figures to senior management and directors on a monthly basis
  • Work closely with the estimating/tendering team to develop accurate and competitive tender submissions
  • Preparation and tracking of project preliminary costs
  • Oversee and/or produce accurate material take-offs from project drawings and liaise with the project team and group buyer
  • Maintain a high level of communication and liaison with the project team to manage risk and identify solutions to overcome early warnings and other operational matters
  • Liaison with PDBs Purchasing department who is responsible for material and plant procurement
  • Final account negotiation and agreement with client representatives

Skills and qualifications

  • Previous Quantity Surveyor, with at least 5 years experience. (commercial preferred)
  • Confident individual with proven organisational and communication skills and the ability to coordinate activities in a fast-paced construction environment
  • Excellent organisation and self-management skills, self-motivated, flexible and with an enthusiastic approach to work
  • Broad understanding of contract conditions and law within the construction industry
  • Good knowledge of all forms of contract, but specifically JCT design and build would be advantageous
  • Sound construction and technical knowledge
  • Good negotiating skills and commercially aware
  • Innate attitude to seek improvements on current budgetary information for commercial or buildability enhancements
  • IT literate – We use Microsoft 365 for business as part of our management and communication platform. Working knowledge of MS Outlook, Excel and Word with the familiarity of the Internet for business use

Benefits of the role:

  • Salary’s that are competitive and based on a conversation with the hiring manager factoring in – experience, growth, career progression and previous rates.
  • 37.5 contracted hours per week.
  • Mileage Paid
  • Available permanent positions within the company

Please contact Sam Day from the Bristol Fusion People 0117 917 4560 for more details.

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