Project Quantity Surveyor - London - £45,000 - £65,000

Location London
Discipline: Service Engineering
Job type: SEED - Permanent
Salary: ££45000 - £65000 per annum
Contact name: Carl Farrell

Contact email: carl@chartwellrecruitment.com
Job ref: CF - 64774_1715691972
Published: 15 days ago
Project Quantity Surveyor - London - £45,000 - £65,000

Client

My client are an industry leader within the Quantity Surveyor industry, Covering a number of contracts throughout the South East

An excellent opportunity has arisen within the London area for an experienced Project Quantity Surveyor

Responsibilities:

Cost Estimation: Prepare accurate cost estimates for construction projects based on architectural drawings, specifications, and bill of quantities. Analyze project requirements and identify cost-saving opportunities.

Tendering and Procurement: Manage the tendering process, including issuing invitations to tender, evaluating bids, negotiating contracts with subcontractors and suppliers, and awarding contracts. Ensure compliance with procurement policies and regulations.

Contract Administration: Administer construction contracts, including reviewing and interpreting contract terms and conditions, assessing variations and claims, and ensuring compliance with contractual obligations. Prepare and issue contractual documents, such as notices, change orders, and payment certificates.

Cost Control: Monitor project costs throughout the construction phase, tracking expenses, analyzing variances, and forecasting final costs. Implement cost-saving measures and value engineering initiatives to optimize project budgets.

Financial Reporting: Prepare regular financial reports and cost reports for project stakeholders, including clients, project managers, and senior management. Present financial data and analysis in a clear and concise manner.

Risk Management: Identify and assess project risks related to cost, schedule, and quality. Develop risk mitigation strategies and contingency plans to minimize potential impacts on project outcomes.

Value Management: Conduct value management exercises to maximize the value delivered by construction projects. Collaborate with project teams to identify opportunities for cost reduction and performance improvement.

Dispute Resolution: Assist in the resolution of disputes and claims arising during the course of construction projects. Provide support in negotiations, mediation, or adjudication proceedings to achieve equitable resolutions.

Client Liaison: Maintain regular communication with clients to provide updates on project costs, progress, and potential risks. Address client inquiries and concerns in a professional and responsive manner.

Qualifications and Skills:

Bachelor's degree in Quantity Surveying, Construction Management, or a related field.
Membership of a relevant professional body (e.g., RICS, CIOB) is desirable.
Proven experience as a Quantity Surveyor in the construction industry, with a strong understanding of construction contracts, procurement processes, and cost management principles.
Excellent numerical and analytical skills, with the ability to interpret complex data and financial information.
Proficiency in relevant software tools, such as Microsoft Excel, CostX, and construction estimating software.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with project teams, clients, and stakeholders.
Attention to detail and accuracy in cost estimation, contract administration, and financial reporting.
Knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations, and industry standards governing construction projects.

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