Due to an expanding workload, we are currently recruiting a Senior Quantity Surveyor for our North West and Midlands Division, reporting into the Commercial Director. This role does include travel.

Your duties will be wide and varied, but will include the following:

  • Prepare monthly cost reports and management reports forecasting accurately from commencement to completion of the project on financial and progress issues on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
  • Procurement is generally undertaken by the Procurement Department, however the QS are to confirm the budgets and review the contents of the subcontractor orders.
  • Advise the Commercial Director of any potential disputes arising between the division and the Subcontractors.
  • Respond to all subcontractors correspondence where required.
  • Take ownership of your project with the relevant contracts manager for both progress and commercial matters.
  • Ensure continuous communication with other team members to review contract progress and address immediately associated issues.
  • Ensuring the workforce employed on site are treated fairly and communication is filtered through to them.
  • Ensure that payment applications for subcontractors are paid in accordance with the conditions agreed and provide accordingly any supporting information relevant to their claim.
  • Properly advise the client of variations and forecasting of the account including advising them of progress and delays and supporting this with relevant document correspondence.
  • Identify training needs of team members and liaise with Training Manager
  • Ensure best value and quality for the division.
  • Be proactive in promoting company for future projects.
  • Delegate tasks to QS / Assistant and Trainee.

Knowledge, skills and experience required:

  • NVQ Level 4, HND, Degree or equivalent experience
  • Excellent knowledge of Contract Law
  • Strong time management and assertiveness
  • Health & Safety awareness

In return, you will be eligible for the following benefits;

  • This role is offering a competitive salary plus benefits dependent on experience
  • 25 days holiday
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Medicash Medical Cash Plan Scheme
  • 6 month probation period
  • Company Car / Car Allowance
  • Early finish Fridays

Your hours of work will be Monday – Thursday, 8am – 5pm and 8am – 3.30pm on a Friday.

To apply for this role, please send your CV and covering letter to the Recruitment Manager at Watkin Jones.

Alternatively call 01745 538 200 for an informal discussion.