Quantity Surveyor

Location Barnstaple
Discipline: Construction
Job type: Temporary
Job ref: 576
Published: 19 days ago

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Quantity Surveyor to join a leading civil engineering and construction organisation.


Our client have huge ambition for the future and continue their growth and innovation to remain at the leading edge of their industry. They are looking for a Quantity Surveyor who shares their passion, enthusiasm and collaborative way of working, and in return, offer limitless career opportunities.


The position itself will see a Quantity Surveyor join their infrastructure team, working on the North Devon Link Road project for the next 2 years, and beyond this, the successful candidate will work within the South West regional business on other exciting projects.


Role Responsibility

As a Quantity Surveyor you will have worked in the construction industry, preferably on civil engineering projects, but wouldn’t be excluded for consideration if you haven’t. Reporting directly to the Managing Quantity Surveyor, you will be required to prepare and articulate competent plans for any scale of project that comply with Company and functional procedures and standards. Key responsibilities for this role will include: 


  • Overseeing the measurement and preparation of valuations 

  • Preparing?and agreeing interim valuations and final accounts 

  • Recording, monitoring and reviewing the financial performance of contracts 

  • Managing?financial accounts and report to senior management on the project performance 

  • Liaising?and presenting to the client on the project performance 

  • Securing?payments from customers within the specified contract terms 

  • Subcontract procurement and management of subcontractor accounts 

  • Pre-contract pricing and agreement project costs.


The Ideal Candidate

It is preferred, but not essential, that the successful candidate is; 


  • educated to degree level in Quantity Surveying, although other equivalent qualifications may be accepted (HNC/HND) 

  • members of a relevant professional body e.g. CICES, RICS 

  • experienced in working on general Civil Engineering projects, or working within the construction industry in other sectors 


The ideal candidate will also possess: 


  • A passion for safety 

  • Experience of using the NEC forms of contract  

  • Drive and ambition to succeed 

  • Good interpersonal skills 

  • Good problem-solving skills 

  • Good oral and written communication skills 

  • Numeracy and analytical ability 

  • Good negotiation skills 

  • Commercial awareness 

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team 

  • Organisational ability 

  • Customer focus and the ability to build relationships. 

  • Good IT skills specifically on spreadsheets, databases and the ability to adapt to bespoke software packages 


The position is to start ASAP and we have immediate interview slots available.


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