Posted on: 04/02/2024

Job type: Permanent

Sector: Construction

 
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The Role

Due to our ongoing growth we are currently recruiting for a driven and professional Quantity Surveyor to join our team based in Lincolnshire.

*Projects - renovation domestic - upgrades specifically social housing - Replacement of doors, insulation, all round energy efficiency - UK construction experience is essential – candidates with longevity in similar roles a must.

We have development opportunities working in a 4 person commercial team delivering a number of projects ranging from £500k to £10million. These are planned and projects works with potential to deliver small new build sites.

As a Quantity Surveyor, you will report to the Senior Quantity Surveyor and work in partnership with Operations Management, responsible for the line management of the Assistant Quantity Surveyor’s and be accountable for the development of the team.

The Quantity Surveyor ensures accurate and timely reporting and is fundamental to the success and development of the business with a key focus on building strong relationships with internal and external all stakeholders, ensuring the company obtains value for money and receives the correct market value from the supply chain.

The Project

Quantity Surveyors duties and responsibilities will include the following:

• Ensure the company secures its full entitlement within the parameters of the Contract and further commercial negotiations.
• Understand the company values and procedures internally and externally.
• Ensure the project team achieve or exceed budgeted targets.
• Responsible for the application schedule of rates, acting as a subject matter expert for contractual arrangements.
• Maximise cash flow through monthly invoicing, the implementation of appropriate procedures to resolve client queries and ensuring cash is received when due.
• Monitoring and analysis of management information and job cost against job revenue, supporting the operations and finance and enablement of data driven decision making.
• Identify potential disputes in a timely manner and report to line manager.
• Ensure sub-contractor orders accurately reflect main contract requirements and scope of works.
• Supporting the SQS in the preparation and timely reporting of information including Cost Value Reconciliations (CVR), Cost Value Comparison (CVC) and management accounts, providing governance of budgets through robust cost control.


Essential And Desirable Criteria

The successful candidate will meet the following criteria:

Essential criteria:
• QS degree or equivalent training relevant experience
• Excellent numeracy and organisation skills
• Use data interrogation skills.
• Excellent IT knowledge including a high level of Excel skills (incl. V-Lookup, Pivot tables and formula development)
• Contractual awareness
• Negotiating and communication skills
• Line management experience and the development of people
• Detailed knowledge of relevant contract conditions
• Re-measurement of high-risk packages and trades
• Controlling costs in accordance with budget
• Providing feedback for new and effective systems and controls for the business.
• Positively reacting to change and assisting in its implementation in the business.

Desired criteria:
• Working towards MCIOB or RICS membership.

Additional Information

Some flexibility in working patterns is to be expected and a Driving license is essential. You can enjoy the below benefits:
• Competitive salary offered
• Salary sacrifice company car OR basic salary + Motor Expenditure Allowance
• 25 days annual leave + bank holidays & your birthday off
• 26 weeks full pay maternity leave
• 8 weeks full pay paternity leave
• Discounted gym memberships at national and local gyms
• Up to £3,000 colleague referral fee
• Other benefits including dental care, private healthcare, cycle-to-work scheme, mobile phone provider discounts & more

We offer you a bright future, one where you will have the opportunity to develop your career with a fast moving, forward thinking company, who recognise and rewards your achievements.


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Morgan Philips Group is a global talent solutions business that disrupts conventional thinking in executive search, recruitment and talent consulting. We operate in over 18 markets in Europe, North & South America, Asia, and the Middle East & Africa. We understand that the future is digital and social, so we embrace the latest technology, including video ads and CVs, as well as social recruiting. Our innovative services are tailored to the new world of work yet we do not lose sight of the fact that employees be they existing and potential are ultimately human beings.

We are committed to ensuring that all job applicants are treated equally, without discrimination because of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.

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Tim Kent

Morgan Philips Specialist Recruitment

United Kingdom

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