About the Client: SSA are recruiting on behalf a Main Contractor who are operating in the London market, who also have international operations in the Middle East and Europe. The company has developed a reputation of delivering a high-quality service to clients, carrying out both new build and refurbishment projects in multiple sectors including residential, commercial, retail, and educational projects


About the Role: They currently require a QS for a £10m hotel project in Central London. The Quantity Surveyor will be responsible for the management of projects, budget preparation and estimates, progress reports, final account preparation, client interaction and attending various design team / site meetings as required. The Project Quantity Surveyor must be commercially aware, with a high level of commitment, initiative and enthusiasm. In addition, the Project Surveyor will also be responsible for the day-to-day operational oversight of the key business unit areas including, responsibility for liaising with and promoting cooperation with other functions, effectively assisting the Senior QS and the management of Junior Surveyors as required.


About the Duties;

  • Reviewing tender enquiries and tender analysis for projects;
  • Negotiating new projects and fixed price premiums which are cost effective;
  • Organising and chairing pre-award meetings with new sub-contractors;
  • Subcontract purchasing and monitoring of packages on site;
  • Monitoring of contra charges and notification to sub-contractors;
  • Sub-contractor re-measurement, interim and final account payments;
  • Processing fortnightly / monthly sub-contractor payment certificates;
  • Compiling the variation log and signing off on variations with Senior Quantity Surveyors;
  • Final account preparations at the end of the project;
  • Cost monitoring and reporting using construction computer software and attending monthly cost reporting meetings;
  • Cashflow forecasting for projects and issuing monthly reports to accounts.


About the Requirements;

  • Diploma / Degree in Quantity Surveying;
  • Minimum of 3 years of professional experience with proven track record in dealing with Subcontractors and Clients in relation to Valuations, Variations, Final Accounts and cost reporting;
  • Displays through understanding of specifications, bills of quantities, and drawings;
  • Proven track record in Commercial / Industrial Projects;
  • Demonstrates excellent budgetary responsibility;
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills with ability to manage multiple priorities at once;
  • Self-starter and ability to organise the workday around assigned activities and priorities with minimum supervision.
  • Must be highly flexible with a high level commitment to success;
  • Ability to work successfully as part of a team with wide variety of individuals demonstrating effective interpersonal skills;
  • Thorough knowledge of computer and database applications such as Windows, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Microsoft Project/Powerproject and other Quantity Surveying Packages (Billsoft).


This is an excellent opportunity to work with an established contractor.

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