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Senior Quantity Surveyor - Luton, Bedfordshire job description

12 january 2018

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Permanent : senior quantity surveyor : Luton, Bedfordshire

* Project location: Luton, Bedfordshire
* Contract type: Permanent
* Salary: Up to £70,000 (dependant on experience) + bonus, car or allowance and very competitive package.
* Randstad CPE contact: Grace Gerrard (Maidstone branch) 01622 357230

We are currently working with a successful and well-established Tier 1 Main Contractor in order to find a dynamic and professional senior quantity surveyor to join their construction team. They have a diverse portfolio of projects, including projects within the healthcare, education, leisure and retail sectors. One of their live sites includes a new-build healthcare project worth in the region of £17m.

As senior quantity surveyor, you will be reporting to a Managing Surveyor whilst managing an assistant Surveyor. The roles and responsibilities of this permanent job opportunity will include, but not be limited to:

* Manage commercial resources of the project to maximise margin through the placement of subcontractor contracts.
* Control subcontract packages from enquiry through to final account.
* Package management and change control.
* Regularly review with the team contractual risks and implement strategies to mitigate risk.
* Assessment of variations and valuations of subcontractor accounts.
* Authorise placement of contracts, materials and plant orders.
* Maximise cash flow through the control, measurement (including quantity), negotiation, invoicing and payment of the supply chain.
* Implement the relevant policies for risk management.
* To promote the values of the company in order to exceed their expectations.

About You:

* Previous experience working in a similar role with a Tier 1 Main Contractor is desirable.
* NEC or contract or P21 experience is desirable.
* Have a solid level of education including a minimum of HND qualification (Quantity Surveying or Construction Management) is desirable.
* The ability to work seamlessly with clients and the supply chain.
* Be able to control subcontract packages from enquiry through to final account.
* Strong IT literacy in Microsoft Office packages.
* Strong organisational skills with proven time management skills.
* Must be flexible in terms of work hours and travel.
* Excellent communication skills, both written and verbally.

What you will get in return:

* The opportunity to develop your career by working with a successful, well-established company.
* Basic Salary up to £70k (d.o.e)
* Up to £6k Car Allowance or choose from an extensive company car list
* Pension
* Good work life balance.
* Internal progression and training available.

What to do next:

If you feel this role meets your expectations please click apply and upload your latest C.V. If you feel this role isn't for you but are seeking a new role please feel free to contact Randstad CPE's Maidstone branch on 01622 357231 for a confidential discussion where we can provide advice, assistance with training and update you on our latest vacancies.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.

Senior Commercial Manager, SCM, Commercial Manager, CM, Senior Quantity Surveyor, SQS
Job Reference:GSQS120118
Position Type:Permanent
Market Sector:Construction, Trades & Mining
Working Hours:Full-Time
Location:Luton, Bedfordshire
Salary:£65,000 - £70,000 per year
Contact:Grace Gerrard, Randstad CPE, Maidstone, United Kingdom
Phone:0162 235 7230