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Maidstone, South East
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21 June 2019
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Quantity Surveyor

Contract Type - Permanent

Location - Kent

Salary - £6,000 plus package

Job Title - Quantity Surveyor

Are you a Quantity Surveyor looking to progress in your career? Join a team with some of the market's most knowledgeable Surveyors to learn from.

Position: Seeking a Quantity Surveyor who will primarily be based from the Head Office in Kent reporting to a Managing Quantity Surveyor. You will be joining a team to manage the construction of a JCT D&B new build scheme near Maidstone. Supporting a Senior QS you will be assisting with procurement, sub-contract management and final accounts for this high end £15 mil development.

As Quantity Surveyor, your duties will include ensuring the financial position of the Construction Project is accurately reported and controlled effectively, as well as managing contractual relationships on this project.

* Manage commercial resources to maximise margin through the placement of subcontractor contracts.
* Control subcontract packages from enquiry through to final account.
* Package management and change control.
* Regularly review with the team contractual risks and implement strategies to mitigate risk.
* Assessment of variations and valuations of subcontractor accounts.
* Authorise placement of contracts, materials and plant orders.
* Maximise cash flow through the control, measurement (including quantity), negotiation, invoicing and payment of the supply chain.


* Ideally previous experience as a Quantity Surveyor working for a Main Contractor
* Project experience in Commercial, Industrial or Education
* HNC / HND / Degree in Quantity Surveying or Construction Management is desirable but not a necessity
* Highly Organised
* Good negotiation skills

What you will get in return -

* Basic Salary up to £60,000
* Car Allowance or company car
* Pension
* Internal Progression and training available
* Good work life balance

What to do next

If you feel this role meets your expectations please click apply and upload your latest cv. If you are seeking a new role in the future please feel free to contact me for a confidential discussion where we can provide advice, assistance with training and update you on our latest vacancies.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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