17 May, 2018

SQS Bristol

  • Anonymous
  • Bristol, City of Bristol, UK
Full time Construction

Job Description

About the role

Our client has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their Regional team to work in Bristol.
What you'll be doing

As a Senior 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
providing advice and guidance to other members of the team and to
Project Directors/Managers
• In conjunction with the relevant Project Management team member, be
accountable for the profitability of the project(s) and developing 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

Who the client is looking for
You will:

• Have substantial previous experience in Quantity Surveying within a
relevant business environment
• Hold a valid CSCS card
• Have a sound working knowledge of construction and contract law and
various forms of Conditions of Contract
• Have a detailed knowledge and understanding of tendering and
procurement processes
• Have significant knowledge of construction techniques on particular
projects

Why work for our client

• Day in, day out, our client's teams deliver amazing projects in
challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital
infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and
communities rely on.

About our client

They deliver flexible civil engineering and construction services from regional hubs and UK-wide local delivery units, aligned to chosen sectors.
Responsible for close to £2 billion of turnover annually, our teams deliver regional and national framework contracts, new builds, refurbishment and fit out across a number of core markets.
They value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.
Our client is a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and a member of Stonewall's Diversity Champions programme. Their aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture.
They are also Silver Award holders in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservist

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