Project Quantity Surveyor

Full Time Permanent

South Wales Jobs

This major UK civil engineering contractor has now become a dominant force in Wales, The Midlands and Southwest England. With an experienced team at its core, they are able to undertake a variety of projects from water, rail, highways and infrastructure. To continue their successful growth programme and meet their loyal client's needs they are needing to recruit a Project Quantity Surveyor to the already successful team. The successful candidate can expect excellent career opportunities, not just in the regional business, but also in the national group company as well
As a Project Quantity Surveyor you will have worked in the construction industry, preferably on civil engineering projects, but wouldn't be excluded for consideration if you haven't. Reporting directly to the Managing Quantity Surveyor, you will be required to prepare and articulate competent plans for any scale of project that comply with Company and functional procedures and standards. Key responsibilities for this role will include:

Overseeing the measurement and preparation of valuations
Preparing and agreeing interim valuations and final accounts
Recording, monitoring and reviewing the financial performance of contracts
Managing financial accounts and report to senior management on the project performance
Liaising and presenting to the client on the project performance
Securing payments from customers within the specified contract terms
Subcontract procurement and management of subcontractor accounts
Pre-contract pricing and agreement project costs.
Mentor and manage subordinate staff

The Ideal Candidate
It is preferred that the successful candidate are;

educated to degree level in Quantity Surveying, although other equivalent qualifications may be accepted (HNC/HND)
members of a relevant professional body e.g. CICES, RICS
experienced of working on general Civil Engineering projects

The ideal candidate will also possess:

A passion for safety
Experience of using the NEC forms of contract
Drive and ambition to succeed
Good interpersonal skills
Good problem-solving skills
Good oral and written communication skills
Numeracy and analytical ability
Good negotiation skills
Commercial awareness
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Organisational ability
Customer focus and the ability to build relationships.
Good IT skills specifically on spreadsheets, databases and the ability to adapt to bespoke software packages


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