Project Quantity Surveyor - London/Herts - Specialist Fit Out Sub Contractor

London (Greater)
£40K - £50K + Package DOE
30 Sep 2016
28 Oct 2016
Job Type

SSA are recruiting on behalf of one of the UK's specialist internal package contractor serving the Fit Out market, they are looking to recruit a Project Quantity Surveyor to join their team and over see various projects at a time without having to be micro managed, a fit out background is desirable.

The role will be predominantly based in London with the odd visit to head office in Hertfordshire. Reporting into the the Commercial Director this is an excellent opportunity with an established contractor including excellent salary/package & company progression.

Main purpose of role/overview:

Responsible for overseeing various projects at the same time and managing the Quantity Surveying team, cash management, by minimising cost and maximising value through proactive analysis and facilitation of works packages and the building process to maximise the profitability of the business. Contain, control and accurately report past costs and future financial projections.  Adhere and engage with Quality Management system (ISO9001) and other company procedures as appropriate.

Main Responsibilities & Duties

1. Health & Safety

Have a knowledge and understanding of compliance with Health and Safety legislation, policies, safety plans, risk assessments and method statements

2. Delivery

a. Programme

Attend and actively participate in design meetings, ensuring actions are cleared in accordance with agreed timescales

Attend and actively participate in client meetings, ensuring actions are cleared in accordance with agreed timescales

Attend and actively participate in team meetings, ensuring actions are cleared in accordance with agreed timescales

b. Quality

Maintain and engage with quality controls and assurance

Undertake sub-contractor performance reviews with the project team

c. Presentation

Ensure site is clear, tidy and compliant with corporate standards at all times.  This is a clear indication that the site is running well and acts as an advert for our company; actively report any concerns to the Contracts Manager

3. Financial

Produce contract sum analysis and cash flow ensuring a positive cash flow is maintained for the project

Prepare, agree and issue valuations in a timely fashion, to maximise cash position, including pursuit of timely payments

Ensure retention payments are obtained on completion of the making good defects certificate being issued

Maintain sub-contractor valuations and payments in line within the subcontract conditions and The Company protocol

Review drawings for potential savings ensuring they remain in accordance with the employer’s requirements, and these are as The Company tender

Ensure the subcontract order is compliant with drawings and employers requirements including any appendices (life time homes, SDS etc.  Drawings are to be clearly listed within the subcontract

Produce buying analysis and obtain day work rates for approval by the Regional Director/Commercial Manager, prior to order being placed

Placement of timely subcontract orders in accordance with the agreed procurement schedule

Ensuring timely valuation and re-measurement of the accounts for subcontractors, in accordance with the agreed terms and conditions of the sub-contract agreement

Agree and issue final accounts to subcontractors, after approval with the Commercial Manager

Ensure timely payments of sub-contractors, in accordance with internal payment protocol, and agreed terms and conditions of the subcontract agreement

Produce and issue accurate and timely CVCs ensuring these are reviewed with the production team, for Commercial manager/Regional Director approval

Issue a project out turn cost sheet upon completion of the contract

Agree external final account with client/agent, and obtain final account statement for Director approval

4. People Management

Mentor trainees if required

Developing possible trainee/assistant surveyors

Work in partnership with other departments and proactively drive communication and problem solving

Complete appraisals/assessments accurately and on time, if required

5. General

Maintain and enhance the company’s reputation as a house builder at all times, be professional and consistent so that we are seen as ‘best in class’ in everything we do, to help raise our profile and secure future business.

Undertake other ad hoc duties as and when required

Scope/size of role (budgets, turnover, people etc):

Depending on size, complexity and risk, could be either a standalone Senior Contract Surveyor responsible for a number of projects, or acting as part or lead of a larger ‘management team’, working with/for other Commercial/Surveying Managers and Contracts Manager.  Likely to have a large team to manage

Significant internal/external relationships:

Internal: Commercial Director, Contracts Manager, Site Manager, Technical Co-ordinator, Regional Head

External:  Sub-contractors, clients, statutory bodies