quantity surveyor in maidstone

17 July 2019
katherine murrell, randstad cpe
job type
£ 300 - £ 350 per day
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maidstone, south east
construction & property
sub specialism
job type
working hours
£ 300 - £ 350 per day
reference number
katherine murrell, randstad cpe
0162 235 7230

job description

Job title: Quantity Surveyor

Contract type: Contract

Pay rate: £300-£350 per day (DOE)

Location: Maidstone, Kent

Start Date: ASAP

Randstad CPE Contact: Katherine Murrell

Business area: Building - Education

The Company

A leading UK main contractor, with a diverse range of projects including educational, commercial and retail. They currently have various projects in Kent with an existing live project in Maidstone. Due to the pipeline of work, there is a requirement to expand their team to continue to deliver high quality projects for their clients. The project is to work within the educational sector with a minimum guarantee of 3 months work, with likely extensions thereafter.

The Role

As a Quantity Surveyor, you will report directly to the Commercial Manager. It will be your responsibility to increase value, reduce cost, drive profit and manage risk in a safe and ethical manner for the contract they are working on.

Key Responsibilities

* Ensure cash flow is maximised; ensuring payments are received on time
* Provide contractual performance forecasts to the management team. Contributing to the team to help ensure that business targets and KPI's are met / exceeded
* Preparation of monthly cost / value reports, together with review of results and consideration of trends
* Implementation and compliance with the contract change control procedure and monitoring thereof including notices to client as appropriate
* Liaising with sub-contractors including sending out enquiries, collating prices, comparing with tender, negotiation, order placement, agreement of account and payment
* Carry out any other duties not identified above and as required by their manager

About you

* Educated to Degree level, or equivalent experience within Quantity Surveying
* Experience within a similar role
* Experience working in the Educational sector
* Proven experience using JCT forms of contracts
* Confident IT skills
* Excellent Communication skills both written and verbally
* Proven time management skills
* Must be flexible in hours of work and travel

What to do now…

If you think this role could be of interest to you at the moment, please click "apply now" and submit your CV for immediate consideration. If this role isn't what you're looking for, we'd still be keen to hear from you so we can discuss other opportunities we have available.

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.


cost reporting,dealing with sub contractors,eye for detail,liaising with clients & architects,overseeing quality assurance,procurement,take offs,variations



educational requirements

BSc building surveying,BSc quantity surveying,BSc