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Quantity Surveyor (P/T)

  • Job Location

    Torquay, Borough of Torbay

  • Duration


  • Job Benefits

    Details on application


Part time - Tue / Wed / Thur ***
We are recruiting for an experienced QS working for a well-known building contractor for a local new build project on a Part Time basis until the middle of 2020. This role is based around 24 hours spread over 3 days but this may increase more in varying parts of the project.
Reporting to the Senior Project Manager the successful candidate will take overall responsibility for the commercial delivery of this project to agreement of the final account, minimising/mitigating risk and maximising profitability.
* Work with minimal supervision to manage this project, liaising closely with management, production and commercial colleagues
* Compile detailed estimates from BoQ’s or Taking Off from drawings
* Finalise estimates & tender submissions with management & commercial colleagues
* Represent the company in a professional and trustworthy manner at client meetings
* Prepare interim valuations and agree final accounts, track the certification and payments
* Identify & document variations to contract & agree values
* Identify & document delay, disruption, extensions of time etc., & agree values
* Procurement of sub-contractors including detailing scope, agreeing prices/rates and producing sub-contract documentation
* Manage sub-contract accounts including, validation of progress payments, value variations and agree final accounts
* Work with the team to ensure that the financial and commercial aspects of the project are understood and managed well
* Maintain professional, trustworthy and friendly relationship with clients
What we are looking for:
* Recent experience in a similar role
* Strong team player who is adaptable and has a flexible approach
* A practical, logical and methodical way of thinking
* Creative and innovative approach to problem solving
* Strong negotiation and commercial management skills
* Knowledge of construction technology, processes and materials
* Have an understanding of the various building contracts in current use
* Understand the implications of health and safety regulations
* IT competent
* Valid CSCS card and driving licence
If you feel this is a role for you, then please apply below.
Contempo Recruitment is an ethical, independent recruitment agency serving candidates and clients across the UK. Our advertised roles relate to real vacancies that exist with our clients.
Please be aware that we will endeavour to contact all applicants, however if you have not been contacted within 72 hrs please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.
Contempo Recruitment is an employment agency acting as such under the Employment Act 2008 and Employment Agencies Act 1973 (and amendments)

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