Due to an expanding workload we are currently recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor for our Student Accommodation North West and Midlands Division.

To be successful in this role, you will need a strong desire to succeed and a sound knowledge of construction. Assisting the Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will be working as part of a dynamic team.

Main Responsibilities: The following tasks are not in priority order

  • Measure every material/quantities required for site by analysing drawings.
  • Liaise with subcontractors for quotations.
  • Compare prices from different costs.
  • Chase subcontractors for prices.
  • Prepare Subcontract orders for approval by Senior QS.
  • Prepare subcontract payments with current contracts and final accounts/ check retention value.
  • Pass quotation costs to Senior Quantity Surveyor for authorisation, approval or feedback.
  • Adhere to budgets and source quotations which provide best value and best quality.
  • Pass procurement information to relevant Quantity Surveyor for approval.
  • Input cost data for subcontractors.
  • Monitor and review quotations and costs and where necessary negotiate with subcontractors to secure best value and best quality.

Knowledge, skills and experience required:

  • NVQ Level 3, A Level’s, HNC, Degree or equivalent qualifications or equivalent experience
  • Good knowledge including Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel & PowerPoint
  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and written
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

In return, we offer an attractive benefits package, which will include the following;

  • Competitive salary dependent on experience.
  • 25 days holiday
  • Life Assurance – 3x salary death in service
  • Company Pension
  • Medicash Medical Cash Plan Scheme
  • Car or Car Allowance

If you’re interested, why wait? Send your CV and cover letter over to Recruitment Manager at Watkin Jones today!