Quantity Surveyor / Manager

Quantity Surveyor / Manager
London & Surrounding area
£50K - £80K

Daniel Owen has an exciting opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor / Manager. The role is to work alongside the commercial project team for a major construction firm. Main sectors of work will cover, Refurbishments & Fit-Out on New Offices, New Educational Buildings, Lab Development Building and more.

They are looking for an experienced Quantity Surveyor who has previous experience working in this sector.


  • To always maintain confidentiality regarding client information
  • To operate within the equal opportunities policy framework and implement the policy within this area of work
  • As required, to attend training sessions, conferences, and staff meetings in line with our commitment to Investors in People
  • Measure & estimate accurately & efficiently
  • Liaise with the Estimating Department to receive full contract documentation
  • Generally ensure all matters in relation to the tender are understood, including contract terms and conditions
  • To be responsible for procurement of sub contract works
  • Measure subcontractors work where appropriate, maintaining proper records, marked up drawings etc.. and complete payment certificate in accordance with the pre-agreed payment terms, liaising with Site Managers and Contract Managers in respect of quality of work, day works, etc.
  • Ensure that necessary insurance / tax certificates / VAT information and subcontracts are returned prior to first payment
  • Prepare and agree subcontract final accounts
  • Release retention's as appropriate in liaison with Managing Surveyor
  • Fully monitor all costs for the project including preliminaries, design fees, utility fees, subcontract and materials
  • Assist the Contract Managers with preparing Preliminary Budgets for Director approval and targeting
  • Liaise with Accounts Department in respect of cost allocations and accruals
  • To produce detailed quarterly forecasts and cash flows
  • To report on a monthly basis cost value reconciliations (MCR).and discuss the extent of provisions with Managing Surveyors
  • Attend and report current procurement and cost situation at monthly review meeting including identifying any areas of concern
  • On a monthly basis (or otherwise as agreed) prepare applications for payment in liaison with the Client's Representative to include a projected final account sum
  • To liaise with relevant staff and outside authorities/agencies as requested

Key Knowledge:

  • Working as a Quantity Surveyor for a main contractor for a minimum of 4 years
    To be commercially aware
  • Training and experience in Forms of Contracts and recent updates, along with awareness of contractual obligations
  • To possess the ability to confidently work in a partnering framework
  • Experience of undertaking projects independently, and seeing projects thorough to completion
  • Word processing experience with a good understanding of Word, Excel and Outlook and the ability to check editing and errors

If this sounds like a role that suits your profile, then feel free to get in touch.

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