Salary: £45-48k + car/allowance, extensive company benefits
A reputable housing contractors seeks to appoint experienced Quantity Surveyor's to join their commercial team to work on sites across the North West region. The company are going from strength to strength and have plans to grow as a business with the opening of new sites in Merseyside, Greater Manchester and Lancashire regions.
Quantity Surveyor - The Role
Working site based you will be responsible for the day to day financial and cost control, contract administration and reporting of your development from the contract award up to and including completion of client and sub-contract final accounts, recovery/discharge of all retentions and completion of archive material.
Effective commercial control of all allocated projects/developments including provision of timely and accurate documentation in accordance with the Surveying timetable, in particular PPRs, all elemental reconciliations, cash flow forecasts, payments etc. including evidenced back up in the form of internal valuation and maintaining cost to completes for all budgeted items.
Contract administration - understand the main contract / subcontract ensuring contractual entitlements are always exercised. Reporting contractual issues to commercial team management in matters affecting progress and cost.
Effective commercial management of subcontractors to the benefit of site progress and ongoing relationships.
Be advisory to project team on all budgetary matters, champion the most commercially economic solution at all times.
Establishment of appropriate targets/rates and remeasurement/evaluation of labour only/direct labour outputs where applicable.
Effective cash management including pursuit of timely Applications/ Certification/Invoices/internal notices and receipts, careful administration of subcontractor accounts, at all times being cognisant of the need to cultivate effective/longstanding relationships and promote dispute avoidance.
Informing your Manager of progress of all accounts both Client and Sub-contract through to finalisation, including, the release of retentions
Ensuring that the procurement of sub-traders and suppliers is undertaken in a timely and cost effective manner, ensuring that packages are robust and buying gain is optimised.
Timely production of the Main/Subcontract Final Accounts, including re-measurement as necessary to facilitate the optimum result, evaluation of all variations a loss and/or expense issues.
Skills and Experience Required
The successful candidate must have previous working on a mix of Contracting and Housing developments managing projects from start through to completion.
Knowledge and protection of contractual position
Commercial skills to maximise value recovery, cost control and cash management
Knowledge and understanding of measurement and valuation
Preparation and understanding of financial reports
Knowledge and understanding of final accounts
Knowledge and understanding of sub-contract orders and buying
Knowledge of COINS and Microsoft packages
In returns for your skills my client are offering a competitive salary, company car or car allowance and an extensive company benefits scheme.
To apply for the role, please contact Deena at Bromak for a confidential chat, or follow the link provided.