Quantity Surveyor

Location
Kent
Salary
£40000 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted
07 Jan 2019
Closes
04 Mar 2019
Ref
BBBH36135
Contact
Cameron Stainforth
Job Function
Consultant
Job position
Associate
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

My client is looking for a Quantity Surveyor or Estimator with at least 2 to 3 years' experience to join their multi-disciplined practice based in Kent to work in their Cost Consultancy Team.

The Candidate must have experience in Developer or a Contractor background, and must be able to produce bills of quantities from drawings and estimate building costs of town centre high-rise mixed use schemes.

Duties will include:

  • Estimating from RIBA stage 0 initial concepts through to RIBA stage 5,
  • Client liaison and attending design team meetings
  • Supply chain package procurement
  • Reviewing and analysing Main Contractors Tender submissions
  • Cost exercises for clients.
  • Value Engineering
  • Package Procurement and tendering

Key Skills required:

  • Preparation of Cost / Benefit analysis of design options.
  • Work closely with the Project Managers & Directors
  • Ensuring all costs are tracked & validated
  • Supporting bid team by producing accurate and competitive cost estimates
  • Cost comparison and main contractor selection
  • Tendering of large subcontract packages
  • Cost control and preparation of periodic financial reconciliation's, reports and forecasts
  • Deal with correspondence in relation to commercial and contractual issues
  • Understanding of JCT Design and Build contracts
  • Negotiation with contractors

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