Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Location

    North West England, England

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  • Salary:

    £70000 - £74000 per annum + car/car allowance, pension, healthcare

  • Contact:

    Claire Kettle

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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**New Opportunity** Senior Quantity Surveyor - Manchester - £70,000 - £74,000 plus car & package

Leading contractor in the residential market with multiple live projects currently on site with further due to commence shortly, you will be joining a contractor who have positioned themselves to offer selected clients a negotiated solution on accommodation projects within the North West area.

The Opportunity

As Senior Quantity Surveyor you will be joining the project just as it goes to site and will be working with an existing site team reporting to a visiting Commercial Manager. With the site team already in place, it will be essential that you have the proven experience, confidence and 'can do' attitude to integrate seamlessly within the team to further support, lead and drive the project through to completion.

Skills and Experience

You will be a proven Senior Quantity Surveyor that has led large schemes, ideally residential high-rise although that is not necessarily essential and will not be a barrier to entry. You will be experienced in all main aspects of quantity surveying attending site meetings ensuring clear and concise interactions between the commercial team and the operational site team. You will manage and monitor the supply chain as well as ensuring subcontract packages are managed as are subcontract payments. You will ensure all records are maintained and updated regularly, monitoring costs at all times ensuring maximum value on cost control and cash management as well as financial reporting and final accounts.

Working closely with the commercial team on site, you will build a strong site base providing support and advice at all times to Junior members of the team assisting and mentoring as and when necessary.

Skills and Experience

Ideally, Degree qualified
Proven ability of working as Lead Surveyor
Main contractor background working on high-rise residential although this is not essential
Clear and concise communication skills
Excellent IT skills and knowledge of relevant software
Problem solving and strong analytical skills
Extensive knowledge of FOC JCT
Keen eye for detail

To Apply

Senior Quantity Surveyors with the right experience should apply immediately via the link or call 0161 486 2000