Senior Quantity Surveyor
A degree in Quantity Surveying or Construction Cost Management
A proven track record in delivering complex projects on time and within budget
As a member of the project management team, you have the opportunity to influence safety culture onsite by demonstrating personal commitment, setting clear expectations, and effectively communicating safety policies. By consistently modelling safe behaviour, prioritising safety above productivity, and ensuring that all workers receive proper training and resources, you can foster an environment where safety is ingrained in every aspect of the construction process. Encouraging open communication, recognising and rewarding safe behaviour, and conducting regular inspections further reinforce the importance of safety. By taking these steps, you can help create a culture where safety is a shared value and a top priority for all stakeholders involved in the project.
Reporting to the Commercial Director, your key responsibilities may 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.
Strong time management and communication skills are essential to this role, as well as computer literacy and the ability to prepare reports and administer the necessary paperwork.
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