Quantity Surveyor Building

Recruiter
Jarvis King Associates Ltd
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
£42000 - £52000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted
13 Oct 2018
Sector
Construction
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Quantity Surveyor

Previous experience working with a Building Contractor

Location: Edinburgh, Scotland

Working with a multi-million-pound building contractor who provides bespoke, turn-key solutions, carrying out every aspect of a project, from financing, design, development and construction, the business has been appointed as the principal contractor for a number of projects around the central belt of Scotland and is entering another period of growth.

  • Preparation of internal commercial reporting and any other reports which may be required
  • Preparation of Valuations/Applications for Payment with full supporting documentation in accordance with the contract
  • Preparation of Cost Reports to the Client with contractually compliant supporting documentation
  • Preparation and management of subcontract and material procurement schedules
  • Administration of subcontractor/supplier accounts from the preparation of detailed requisitions, monitoring and authorisation of subcontract payments through to agreement of final accounts
  • Undertake the contract administration, including change management and maintain associated registers
  • Identifying commercial risks, opportunities, value engineering and change
  • Utilise the costing system
  • Assist in cost control/cost mitigation
  • Use the cost allocation/coding which satisfies both internal and external requirements
  • Measurement of quantities in accordance with the standard methods of measurement as required
  • Maintain site records
  • Adhere to group procedures
  • Positive engagement with Client equivalent position
  • Assist in the preparation of project final accounts
  • Drafting of subcontracts including professional services
  • Identification of insurance claims and understanding policy coverage
  • Cash Management including WIP control and cash flow production
  • Commercially astute. Knowledge of Standard Forms of Contract and Standard Methods of Measurement.
  • Computer literate with strong skills in Microsoft Office Applications (Word/Excel/Outlook/PowerPoint)
  • Good communication skills including presentations and ability to negotiate and persuade others.
  • Experience within a construction/engineering/similar and commercial background.

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