12 Jul, 2018

Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Anonymous
  • Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK
Full time Construction

Job Description

Senior Quantity Surveyor


Negotiable Salary

The Senior Quantity Surveyor role covers a range of activities which may include cost planning, value management, feasibility studies, cost-benefit analysis, lifecycle costing, tendering, valuation, dispute resolution, and cost estimating.

They have over 4,000 employees at 50 offices in the UK and internationally, offering a vast range of professional and technical expertise across an unrivalled number of services. The breadth and depth of our experience ensures that they are able to add value to any project, regardless of its size, complexity or sector.

They do much more than simply delivering projects; they design, manage and partner. They focus on building strategic relationships with their clients - delivering a comprehensive service across their portfolio and optimising the benefits of continuous improvement in design quality, efficiency, cost reduction and knowledge retention. They support them at all stages of a project or programme, and our understanding of the key risks and challenges means that they direct effort where it is most needed.

What you will do:

Responsibilities vary depending on the nature and stage of the project being worked on, but can include:

* Preparing tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities with the architect and/or the client.
* Undertaking cost analysis for repair and maintenance project work.
* Assisting in establishing a client's requirements and undertaking feasibility studies.
* Performing risk, value management and cost control.
* Advising on procurement strategy.
* Identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks.
* Preparing and analysing costings for tenders.
* Allocating work to subcontractors.
* Providing advice on contractual claims.
* Analysing outcomes and writing detailed progress reports.
* Valuing completed work and arranging payments.
* Maintaining awareness of the different building contracts in current use.
* Understanding the implications of health and safety regulations.

Ideally, candidates will be:

* Degree educated or equivalent in Quantity Surveying/Commercial Management.
* Experienced as a Senior QS / MQS or at Commercial management level within an engineering/project management environment.
* MRICS qualified/near qualified
* Residential/commercial sector experience
* Strong communication skills.
* A proven track record of managing projects at various levels with accountability for the commercial delivery.
* Able to confidently manage subcontractor accounts.

Whats in it for you?

Training and development aren't optional extras: they're how they do their job. They will motivate you to perform at your peak, recognising your achievements and rewarding them appropriately. As well as a generous basic salary they also give you 25 day holiday, discretionary annual bonus, company pension scheme and access to voluntary benefit options including; child care vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional but fun environment.


To apply for this role please send an up to date CV to (url removed) or call Luke on (Apply online only) for further information. To view other job opportunities with Velosi-Intec, why not download the Applus Velosi Jobs App - enter "ApplusVelosi Jobs App" into Google. Intec (UK) Ltd was established in 1980 by Engineers for Engineers. We deliver Global Recruitment Solutions within the Oil & Gas, Power, Nuclear, Utilities, Rail, Construction and Aerospace Sectors for Owner/Operators, Consultancies, Contractors and Sub-Contractors. Intec (UK) Ltd is an equal opportunities employer and a member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC)

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