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Project Quantity Surveyor-North East

Job Title: Project Quantity Surveyor-North East
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North East
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 10513
Contact Name: Ash
Contact Email: ash@rubiconconsulting.co.uk
Job Published: January 23, 2016 15:31

Job Description

JOB PURPOSE
We have a requirement for a Project Quantity Surveyor to work from our site in the North East.  
The project is a high value prestigious new build apartment scheme.

RESPONSIBILITIES
- To ensure the full and proper implementation of the Divisions Commercial Procedures;
- Issue and management of records and documentation relating to contract accounts;
- Preparation of draft sub-contracts to the level of responsibility dictated by the Divisions Commercial Procedures;
- Procurement of and monitoring of sub-contractor performance in consultation with senior staff
- To ensure the prompt and regular submission of main contract payment applications and subsequent cash collection together with the preparation of sub-contractor payments (strictly in accordance with payment terms);
- Preparation of request for EOT;
- Settlement of main contract final accounts;
- Pricing variation and design cost control;
- Involvement in value management/value engineering input;
- Required to attend regular meetings;
- To apply a neat and accurate approach in all day to day activities and to strive to enhance ones own professional capability;
- To be aware of business continuity processes via Line Manager;
- To support and be familiar with own role and responsibility in respect of Business Continuity Planning. Ensuring that team members are also aware of the plans and communicates same.
- To be aware of business continuity processes via Line Manager

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
- To have quality QS experience of working on site;
- Experience of working on a live project;
- Experience of managing sub contractors (desirable);
- Experience of processing subcontract payments;
- Professional accreditation e.g. RICS, CIOB, ICES;
- CSCS card;
- Proficient in the use of Microsoft packages e.g. Excel, Word & PowerPoint.

PERSON
- Adept at understanding construction drawings and able to measure and take off accurately;
- Understanding of the inter-relationship between specifications and cost drawings;
- Understanding of compliance with company procedures;
- Ability to communicate effectively with a range of people;
- Understanding of the relevance of sub contract terms and conditions;
- Able to read a construction programme and relevance of the critical path;
- Understanding of construction contracts in relation to projects;
- Able to work effectively as part of a multi disciplined team;
- Understanding of H&S issues at work;
- Awareness of dispute resolution;
- Experience of working on Health/Custodial/Education projects is highly desirable.