Quantity Surveyor

Job Details

Location: Cardiff
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: 50000 - 60000
Sector: Cardiff
Contact: Giles Wilson
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 07525 595460
Start Date: ASAP
Expiry Date: 01/06/2024
Job Ref: Sphere/001/CF/GW/QS/2024


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The Company

Our client is one of Wales’ highest profile and most successful main contractors. They are a regional business with an excellent reputation. They genuinely look after their staff and for that reason staff turnover is very low. They carry out a diverse range of building and refurbishment projects up to £80 million typically.

The Role

Due to ongoing growth and a specific need within the commercial team, the company have an immediate need to recruit another QS into their team. Working as part of a very successful commercial set up, roles and responsibilities will include:

  • Contributing to achieving the appropriate commercial result through the provision of accurate financial reporting
  • Managing subcontractor supplier accounts, financially and contractually, in order to secure full entitlements under the contract
  • Understanding fully the customer’s needs and ensure effective relationships are built and maintained by consistently high customer service and onsite delivery Provide support to the site team on contract requirements
  • Identify, secure, and deliver the business forecast in both turnover and margin, place subcontract orders in accordance with the main contract and manage subcontractor accounts ensuring payments are timely and correct and any other commercial issues are resolved
  • Monitor subcontractor against programme
  • Obtain the most competitive quotes by understanding current market trends. Assist in the production of cost value reconciliation reports and forecast cash recovery and ensure that both are kept in line with target
  • Ensure applications for payment and invoices are completed and submitted to ensure payment is made to terms and within work in progress (WIP) and cash targets.
  • Ensure compliance with all contractual requirements. Monitor internal expenditure against budget. Maximise efficiency of reporting techniques/systems.
  • Seek opportunities to maximise value and minimise costs in line with company Values
  • Operate the systems that are in place to provide the information necessary to manage the contract
  • Ensure all customers and stakeholders have an exceptional customer service and work to achieving Perfect Delivery on all projects
  • Support and coach other team members’ commercial and contractual awareness
  • Liaise with the customer, customer representatives and other third parties on commercial issues, including agreement of variations, claims and additional payments
  • Financial closure of projects ensuring all costs and value are allocated in correct systems in accordance with financial timetable.

On offer for this fantastic opportunity is the following:

  • Excellent all round remuneration package
  • Market leading salary
  • Bonus scheme
  • A whole host of other perks

If you are a Quantity Surveyor from a main contracting background, able to present excellent references and keen to secure a move with a market leading contractor, don’t hesitate to get in touch.

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