Quantity Surveyor
Mixed Use

Quantity Surveyor

Ref: 309| Posted: 27th Jun 2022

Quantity Surveyor - Required (Leicester)

A chance to join a leading UK building and fit out company. They deliver vital projects across a range of sectors including health, education, justice, defence and aviation.


Basic Salary: £40,000 - £47,000 per annum

  • Car allowance
  • 26 days annual leave (with the opportunity to buy or sell up to 3 days holiday)
  • Private medical insurance for yourself (with the option to buy family cover)
  • Life Assurance
  • Defined contribution pension scheme matched up to 8%
  • 2 days volunteering opportunities
  • Flexible and Agile working (dependent on your role)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Professional membership fees
  • Flexible Benefits scheme which includes the opportunity to purchase benefits such as:
    • Critical illness insurance (with option to purchase for your partner)
    • Dental Insurance
    • Travel insurance
    • Bike to work scheme

Retail vouchers/payroll giving/activity pass for top leisure attractions

Ideal Candidate:

  • Working towards professional accreditation e.g. RICS, CIOB, ICES (desirable);
  • Holding a relevant CSCS card (desirable);
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft packages e.g. Excel, Word & PowerPoint;
  • Able to read a construction programme and relevance of the critical path;
  • Understanding of H&S issues at work;
  • Awareness of dispute resolution procedures;
  • Adept at understanding construction drawings and able to measure and take off accurately;
  • Understanding of the inter-relationship between bills, specifications and drawings;
  • Understanding the importance of Company Procedures;
  • Understanding of construction contracts in relation to projects and of the relevance of sub contract terms and conditions;
  • Ability to assess and value minor changes/variations in compliance with contract terms;
  • Able to work effectively as part of a multi disciplined team;
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a range of people.

Duties include:

  • To ensure the full and proper implementation of the Company’s Procedures;
  • To generate/maintain relevant records, accurate filing and support for all commercial functions;
  • To ensure the prompt and regular submission of main contract payment applications and subsequent cash collection together with the preparation of sub-contractor payments;
  • To prepare draft sub-contracts to the level of responsibility delegated by the individual’s supervisor;
  • To monitor sub-contractor performance in consultation with senior staff;
  • To participate in pricing variations/design cost control/value engineering;
  • To participate in the recording of delays & preparation of any request for extensions of time;
  • To participate in the settlement of main contract final accounts;
  • To attend meetings with other stakeholders (if so delegated to do);
  • To assist senior staff in the compilation of data to monitor individual contract performance on a monthly and quarterly basis;
  • Supervision of work allocated to Trainee QS or Graduate QS staff;
  • To apply a neat and accurate approach in all day to day activities and to strive to enhance one’s own professional capability;
  • To be aware of business continuity processes via Line Manager;
  • Any other duties relevant to the role.

If you want to make a difference and have the opportunity to expand your career aspirations in a company with a stable environment, then this is for you!

To apply please send your CV to: lee.mcevoy@talk-recruitment.co.uk

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