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QS - Construction

Due to our continued growth an exciting opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor is available. The successful post-holder will be responsible for assisting with the control of costs, maximising value, minimising future liabilities and maintaining the required standard of quality and safety on a range of contracts

Salary in line with experience

North Watford, Hertfordshire

28 days per year inclusive of days awarded in respect of 8 public holidays
Key Responsibilites & Duties:This is an exciting opportunity to work for a growing construction company

• Ensure all duties are carried out in accordance with standard company HSE procedures and work instructions
• In conjunction with the relevant Project Management team member(s), be accountable for the profitability of the project(s), and develop an appropriate commercial strategy for the project(s) to ensure delivery of required margins
• Contribute to the management and maintenance of a contract cost reporting system ensuring all financial information is managed and up-to-date and tracked with budget/tender allowances, commitments and deviations highlighted and managed
• With other members of the team, produce and provide accurate forecasts of project cost to completion and final value
• Continually monitor projected costs to completion in line with budget
Work Experience / Essential Skills Required:• Have previous experience in Quantity Surveying, some of which should have been obtained within a relevant business environment
• Be a member of a relevant professional body and/or relevant professional qualification is desirable, such as RICS/CIOB/RIBA/ICE/CIBSE/ Degree or HNC in Quantity Surveying
• Have a sound working knowledge of construction and contract law and various forms of Conditions of Contract
• Have detailed knowledge and understanding of tendering and procurement processes
• Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office in particular Excel
• Excellent Communication skills both written and verbally
• Be an excellent organiser with proven time management skills
Qualifications Required:
  • Full driving licence essential
  • We are located in North Watford which has good local bus routes. However, there is NO easy access to the Underground and limited main line train services
  • Free parking available on site
  • We will only respond to successful candidates
  • Please provide your salary expectation with your CV