quantity surveyor in birmingham

25 April 2019
lee jones, randstad cpe
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birmingham, west midlands
construction & property
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civil engineering
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lee jones, randstad cpe
0121 212 7790
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job description

We are currently looking for a Quantity Surveyor to work on HS2 alongside a Tier 1 client in Birmingham

The Role:

To work with the Project Engineer in managing the works across the assigned programme areas. The role will be working with Project Quantity Surveyor as part of the Commercial Team, overseen by the Commercial Manager, assisting with the control of costs, maximising value, minimising future liabilities and maintaining the required standard of quality and safety.


Cost Management

Collate SAP plans across all areas of the programme

Ensure that plans are accurate and aligned to delivery and programme management with the respective Work Breakdown Structure.

Ensuring robust estimates are provided that are aligned to scope and makes due allowance for all risks and opportunities.

Actual costs are properly monitored and assessed against the baseline estimate, in particular, all site costs including direct labour, plant & materials, all alliance staff bookings, costs and challenge and variance to the plans.

Providing reports on actual costs against the estimate and identifying underlying reasons for any variance and resolutions.

Subcontract Management

Managing the procurement process including ensuring that all strategies are developed and agreed and that tender processes including invitation, return and negotiation are followed correctly.

Subcontracts are properly prepared and reflect the agreed scope.

Subcontracts are properly managed in accordance with contract requirements including compliance with all responses to communications, including payments, compensation events, programme submissions, etc., and that all contract files are maintained and kept up to date.

Ensure direct labour payments are monitored and reported correctly.

Analyse individual cost items to assist in measuring cost efficiency improvements.

Accurately report withheld, disputed or disallowed costs and assist with resolution of disputes.

Check and verify subcontracts, interim & final accounts and disputed subcontract accounts & claims.

Monitor & expedite payments.

For more information please call Lee Jones or Connor Taylor in the Birmingham office

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