Quantity Surveyor

  • Right Talent
  • Hertford, Hertfordshire
  • Dec 21, 2019
Full time Administration Healthcare & Medical FMCG Banking Architect & Design Manufacturing

Job Description

My client is the global leader in access flooring and air containment solutions, with a manufacturing facility based in Hull and Contracting Division based in Hertford. Due to expansion we are looking to develop and strengthen our Contracting Team further with the recruitment of an additional Quantity Surveyor based at our Hertford offices.

As the successful candidate you will cover projects primarily in the South (including London) and the South West of England, although we do undertake projects throughout the UK. Working alongside a Contracts Manager you will take full financial and contractual control on all projects post order.

Ideally you will already hold a relevant construction based qualification and have adequate proven experience, preferably within the UK commercial office and data centre markets.

QUANTITY SURVEYOR

MISSION:
To be a proactive member of the contract team by providing commercial and supporting project management skills. To interface with all other departmental personnel to ensure high levels of communication and seamless interaction between internal departments. To maximize returns to KAF on individual’s projects and to maximize value to customers.


LOCATION:
Hertford, Hull, Project based


ACCOUNTABLE TO:
Contracts Director
Managing Surveyor



PEOPLE RESPONSIBLE TO THIS POSITION:
Assistant Surveyors


PRINCIPAL EXTERNAL CUSTOMERS:
Clients
Main Contractors
Subcontractors
Project Design Team Consultants
Supply Chain


PRINCIPAL INTERNAL CUSTOMERS:
Contracts Team
QS Team
Sales Team
Factory Production Team
Technical Dept
Customer Care Dept.
Purchasing Dept.
Credit Control Dept.
Accounts Dept.
Construction Director


MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
Financial Control of Contracts
Pro-active Member of Contracts Department Team
Maintain Reporting Procedures, including:-
Monthly Reporting
Debtors List
Develop Client relationships
Develop Supply Chain Relationships
Develop and assist in assistant surveying training
Assists Sales Team in Procurement
Liaison with Estimating
Liaison with Accounts
Liaison with Purchasing
Liaison with Customer Care
Attend Internal Surveying and debtor review Meetings
Oversee Project Commercial matters, identify opportunity
Time management and maximization of people resources
Resolve Payment disputes / claims – Client, Main Contractor and Sub Contractors
Negotiate with Clients
Final Account Resolution
Provide Value Management advice
Ensure monthly WIPS figures are accurate and on time
Manage Contractual Correspondence
Identify Claim Situations
Ensure contractual Obligations are complied with
Actively ensure compliance with Site Operations Plan and procedures
Review and manage procurement handover with internal project team
Responsible for Administration of Contract Documents
Monitor Subcontract Retentions
Subcontract Payment
Self development and training


SKILLS / COMPETENCIES
Quantity Surveying
Teamwork
Taking Initiative
Innovative thinking
Customer Focus
Effective Communication
Integrity and honesty
Customer Satisfaction
Commercial / Financial Acumen
Negotiating Skills
Information Technology
Product knowledge
Relevant construction qualification and/or experience
SMSTS
CSCS