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Quantity Surveyor

Posted 08/01/2024

£48000 - £60000.00 per annum



Technical & Engineering

Job Description

MCS Group are proud to be partnering with a UK leading multi-award-winning building services contractor to recruit a Quantity Surveyor to work in the dynamic Data Centre or Decarbonisation sectors.

Job Overview: As a Quantity Surveyor, you'll play a crucial role in the successful financial delivery of projects, controlling costs, progressing monthly valuations, and managing variations and change orders.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Control project costs, progress monthly valuations, and manage variations and change orders.
  • Liaise with contracts, estimating, and pre-construction teams to understand project scope.
  • Assist in reviewing contracts ahead of signing, highlighting potential issues.
  • Review and set project package allowances for tendering by the operations team.
  • Engage subcontractors, handle negotiations, and prepare subcontract documents.
  • Track and maintain monthly job performance reporting.
  • Prepare monthly valuations and ensure timely payments as per contract conditions.
  • Vet and process monthly subcontractor payments.
  • Compile monthly progress reports for the Contracts team and department head.
  • Attend monthly commercial meetings, providing updates on ongoing negotiations and job performance.
  • Assist in the commercial activities of the business and provide support/advice to Project Managers.

Essential Criteria:

  • Third-level qualification in a Surveying or Cost Engineering discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 1-2 years in a similar Commercial role.
  • Commercially astute and ambitious.
  • Strong contractual knowledge of JCT and NEC Forms of Contract.
  • High standard of organisational and time management skills.
  • High level of IT literacy, especially in Microsoft Packages.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent client engagement skills.
  • Current UK Driving License.

Design Criteria:

  • 3 years' experience in a similar Commercial Role

Employee Benefits:

  • Full in-house training and career development opportunities.
  • Competitive pension scheme.
  • Life assurance scheme.
  • Health cash plan.
  • Free annual health check during working hours.
  • 30 days annual leave increasing with length of service.
  • Social events organised for all employees throughout the year.
  • Secure, free onsite parking.
  • Free Coffee, Hot Chocolate, Tea, and Fruit provided daily.

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please send an up to date CV via the link provided or contact Ruairi McCann, Senior Consultant at MCS Group 028 9023 5456

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