lead quantity surveyor in leeds

06 August 2018
adam raybould, randstad cpe
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£ 40,000 - £ 60,000 per year, Car, Pension, Private Healthcare
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leeds, yorkshire and the humber
construction & property
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£ 40,000 - £ 60,000 per year, Car, Pension, Private Healthcare
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adam raybould, randstad cpe
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job description

Lead Quantity Surveyor

Salary up to £60,000


I am currently recruiting for a Lead Quantity Surveyor on behalf of one of the UK's leading commercial build contractors, who have achieved a high level of financial growth in the past year. This contractor has grown exponentially over the past 3 years from £45M turnover to £114M turnover in the space of 3 years acting as Main contractor with a tender and Negotiation ratio of 90% negotiated business and 10% tender led. Ideally we are looking for someone who has the ability to lead the commercial team to a high level of success this coming year alongside the current Commercial Director.

Key Responsibilities:

* Assisting the proposals team to evaluate risk and opportunity during tender preparation.
* Attend post tender and pre-contract meetings.
* Reviewing of contract documents to ensure that the company is protected from onerous terms and conditions.
* Ensure commercial challenge at all times to site teams.
* Assess contract risk and work with the site team to develop and manage mitigation plans.
* Manage the commercial staff and delegate as appropriate.
* Undertake cost to complete / budget reviews with the contract delivery teams.
* Attend internal and external commercial review meetings.
* Negotiating with suppliers and subcontractors.
* Manage the commercial aspects of subcontract accounts from procurement to interim and final account agreement.
* Final account negotiation achieving the best possible outcome for the Business.
* Preparation of / assistance with the evaluation and submission of claims for variation works.
* Working with the commercial and operational teams to strive for continuous improvement

Experience and Qualifications:

* Holder of a Full UK Drivers Licence
* Educated to Degree level, or equivalent experience
* Experience within a similar role
* Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office in particular Excel
* Excellent Communication skills both written and verbally
* Must be an excellent organiser with proven time management skills
* Must be flexible in hours of work and travel

In Return:

You will be offered the chance to Join one of the UK's fastest growing Commercial Build contractors who specialise in the Leisure, Education, Retail and Healthcare sectors. You will also be offered a generous salary alongside an industry leading benefits package detailed below:

* Salary up to £60,000
* Private Healthcare
* Pension Scheme
* Company Car
* Company Phone

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.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


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educational requirements

BSc quantity surveying