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Managing Quantity Surveyor - London

Ref: 483 Date Posted: Thursday 26 Jul 2018
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We have an exciting opportunity for a Managing Quantity Surveyor to join a major contractors construction team to work in West London on 2 major projects.

As a Managing Quantity Surveyor, you will:

  • Ensure all duties are carried out in accordance with standard company HSE procedures and work instructions
  • Be accountable for the activities of any directly reporting quantity surveying staff, including mentoring junior members of the team, and provide advice and guidance to other members of the team and to Project Directors/Managers, as required
  • In conjunction with the relevant Project Management team member, be accountable for the profitability of the project(s), and develop an appropriate commercial strategy for the project(s) to ensure delivery of required margins
  • Contribute to the management and maintenance of a contract cost reporting system, ensuring all financial information is managed and up-to-date and tracked with budget/tender allowances, commitments and deviations highlighted and managed
  • With other members of the team, produce and provide accurate forecasts of project cost to completion and final value

Experience / Qualifcations:

  • Substantial previous experience in Quantity Surveying within a relevant business environment and a valid CSCS card
  • A membership with a relevant professional body and/or relevant professional qualification, such as RICS/CIOB/RIBA/ICE/CIBSE
  • Proven experience in the ability to lead, influence and communicate with others and, in particular, create successful commercial teams at all levels. Demonstrable experience in a specific sector may be required
  • Sound working knowledge of construction and contract law and various forms of Conditions of Contract

The ability to operate successfully in a commercial environment and previous experience of managing project commercial performance as well as commercial awareness to assess margin, risk and cashflow

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