Quantity Surveyor

Job Description

  • Job Reference: RAQS060623
  • Job Title: Quantity Surveyor
  • Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 DOE + package
  • Location: Magherafelt, Northern Ireland

Quantity Surveyor
Are you looking for a Quantity Surveyor role? Interested in working for a leading Main Contractor that work on a wide range of projects across multiple sectors?

VANRATH are recruiting a Quantity Surveyor to work on various Construction projects for a leading Main Contractor based in Magherafelt, Northern Ireland.

£50,000 - £60,000 DOE + package

Our client is a leading, innovative Main Contractor that have been operating for over 35 years. They provide solutions across both Private and Public sectors with a project portfolio across various sectors including housing, education, healthcare and more.

The business operates across the UK with their headquarters based in Northern Ireland and regional offices in England and Scotland. They deliver award winning solutions to complex construction and engineering challenges and win a lot of repeat business due to their success.

They have an excellent opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor to join them on a permanent basis, based in their offices in Magherafelt, Northern Ireland. Responsibilities include:

  • Prepare activity schedules, bills of quantities in accordance with methods of measurement, presentation of tender and contract documentations, attending interviews, carrying out full tender analysis and comparisons through to preparing the recommendation report
  • Perform risk, value management and cost control
  • Prepare / agree monthly valuations with clients
  • Monitor and prepare costings for delay / EOT
  • Price / agree variations with internal team and client agreement
  • Agreement of final account with client in prompt manner
  • Allocate work to subcontractors
  • Monthly sub-contractor payment certification, agreement of variations / final accounts
  • Assessing contractor applications, along with any changes, making recommendations, raising payment certificates and preparing general correspondence to sub-contracts
  • Provide advice on contractual claims
  • Responsible for liaising with external and internal stakeholders to enable the projects to progress without delay, ensuring that all reasonable requests are met in a timely efficient manner
  • Manage current workload in order that all commissions receive the relevant allocation of own time to efficiently commercially manage them
  • Monitoring and controlling Build Costs
  • Compliance with all relevant Company policies, procedures and guidance (including for example Health & Safety, Equality, Environmental & Quality, etc.)

The Ideal Person:

  • Degree or HND Qualified
  • Extensive experience working as a Quantity Surveyor
  • Main Contractor background
  • Strong IT skills and conversant with standard software packages
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to manage deadlines
  • Great commercial skills and awareness
  • Good level of analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems at an early stage
  • A practical and logical mind and a methodical way of thinking
  • Negotiation and team working skills and the ability to motivate

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Built Environment job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Robert Apps for a confidential discussion