Senior Quantity Surveyor – Central London – M&E Projects – Residential Projects Mainly
THE CLIENT My client is a privately-owned company specializing in Mechanical, Electrical and Protective Services Projects with an annual Turnover in excess of £70 million.
They are very committed to their existing client base that consists of high Blue-Chip Companies/main contractors.
THE ROLE The appointed candidate will implement a detailed, concise and fully integrated Project Valuation Programme, monitor and report contract performance and deviations
Responsible for the handling of procurement of technical packages and to be present for the selection and/or approval of said packages Obtain competitive quotes on subcontractor packages and to be involved in subcontractor selection and/or approval Prepare and monitor all supporting documentation for extension of time and loss in expense claims in line with the contract documentation Manage feasibility studies to estimate materials, time and labour costs engaging all team members from the project launch to ensure that the best solution is obtained Single point of contact to fully understand project’s commercial needs, evaluating different options to fulfil them, and propose the best solutions in a reasonable, professional way Manage cost throughout the project stages, through to financial close and during construction, assisting when required with regard to cost evaluation, procurement and variation advice Monitor project variations and project claims and compile all supporting documents, ensuring all the relevant project files are updated for review by the company’s Commercial Manager Remain the single point of accountability for reporting weekly and monthly commercial reports to the Commercial Manager and Finance Director
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Degree in Quantity Surveying/Mechanical/Electrical Engineering Minimum 5 years professional experience, preferably within the residential M&E sector Must be able to review technical drawings for variations, valuations and take offs Previous experience working on commercial/residential projects Strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills Self-motivated, good working attitude and a high level of professionalism Proficient in MS Office, specifically in MS Excel