quantity surveyor in rainham

27 November 2018
david poole, randstad cpe
job type
£ 200 - £ 275 per day
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rainham, east of england
construction & property
sub specialism
job type
working hours
£ 200 - £ 275 per day
reference number
david poole, randstad cpe
01622 357 230
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job description

Quantity Surveyor needed.

Are you a Quantity Surveyor looking for a new contract in Kent? We've just landed a new Quantity Surveyor role which might be of interest?

* Location: Rainham, Essex
* Contract type: Freelance
* Sector: Main contractor
* Salary: up to £200 - £275 per day
* Randstad CPE contact: David Poole at the Maidstone branch 01622 357230

The Company

A large main contractor located in South Essex that specialise in working for local authorities, private client and house hold names delivering high-end new build and refurbishment projects on design & build basis. Projects typically include schools, residential (low-volume and bespoke), government, healthcare and commercial works.

The Position

* Working under the Commercial Director you will take the commercial lead on 1-2 projects ranging from £500,000 to £10 million in value.
* Working with The Estimators and Contracts Managers along with external Consultants, you be providing input in to design and programmes.
* Checking contracts compliance.
* Creating procurement schedules.
* Sending out tender documentation, analysis and selection.
* Value Engineering do drive profit margins.
* Preparation of monthly valuations, evaluation and preparation of variations.
* Management of subcontractor accounts which will include re-measuring subcontractor valuations / verifying subcontractors applications for payment.
* Identifying risk.
* Financial forecasting and reporting.
* Final accounting subcontractor and client.

About You


* Educated to HNC as a minimum but a relevant degree and professional accreditation would be desirable.


* A minimum of 3 years experience in Quantity Surveying within a similar position.
* Strong negotiation skills.
* Previous experience of house building, refurbishment schemes as well as commercial projects is very desirable.

Skill sets:

* Excellent written and verbal interpersonal skills.
* Cost management (Estimating, Planning and Reporting).

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 Randstad CPE's Maidstone branch 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.

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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