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Quantity Surveyor (Main Contractor)

Job Description

  • Job Reference: RASQS040522
  • Job Title: Quantity Surveyor (Main Contractor)
  • Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 + package
  • Location: Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Quantity Surveyor
Are you looking for a Quantity Surveyor role? Interested in working for an award-winning Main Contractor?

VANRATH are recruiting a Quantity Surveyor to work on various commercial projects in Dublin, Republic of Ireland. The business work on new build, refurbishment and fit-out projects in sectors such as hospitality, luxury 5 star hotel developments, offices, restoration and more.

c£60,000 to £70,000 + package

Our client is a dynamic, award winning Main Contractor that work across the UK, with offices in Belfast, Dublin and London.

They specialise in high quality commercial projects, including new build, refurbishment and fit-out projects in sectors such as hospitality, luxury 5 star hotel developments, offices, restoration and more.

Due to continuous growth, they are looking for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join their Dublin region, on a permanent basis.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and manage subcontract packages, appointments and material procurement
  • Direct and proficient negotiation of client contract sums
  • Oversee measures and report variances to the board and client team
  • Prepare valuations for interim applications and assessments
  • Prepare supporting documentation for the client and their consultants
  • Produce Bills of quantities for construction and fitout schemes
  • Monitor costs to ensure budgets are met and attend regular finance meetings internally and externally
  • Liaise closely with Site Managers and Project Managers to record all variations, change requests and instructions
  • Monitoring sub-contractor accounts, negotiations and referrals
  • Preparation and submission of weekly financial reports to client and client QS
  • Monthly cost/value reconciliations to the board
  • Monitoring cash collection
  • Finalising of project accounts with detailed analysis and insight into project performance
  • Managing several projects at different stages at any one time
  • Providing commercial support to the Estimating and manufacturing teams
  • Promote best practice in Health, Safety and Environmental matters
  • Monitoring compliance of projects and following company procedures while delivering best practice
  • Assisting to implement the business plan, developing business opportunities in line with the business strategy, and looking for market opportunities
  • Regular and accurate reporting to the Commercial Director, Finance Director and MD

The Ideal Person:

  • Degree Qualified or other relative qualifications
  • Proven ability of project delivery
  • Track record of working on numerous projects in a range of sectors on major projects with clear levels of responsibility
  • Thorough understanding of construction forms of contract and techniques including construction costs, and ability to knowledgably advise the client
  • Clear understanding of contractual obligations, breaches and remedies
  • Competent knowledge of a range of procurement options available in the industry
  • High standard of current legal and regulatory developments in respect of construction and associated law
  • Good understanding of quality assurance
  • Good understanding of health, safety and environmental requirements applicable to the business and wider construction industry
  • Confident use of Microsoft Office, Causeway, Redsky and other role related software packages
  • High standard of proficiency in oral and written communication
  • Client management, including managing expectations and cost reporting
  • Ability to generate repeat business, develop new business opportunities and representation during bid interviews
  • Sound understanding of financial management procedures
  • Pro-active in terms of generating new ideas and adapting to change
  • Effective people management skills
  • Ability to effectively manage a team on complex projects

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