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Vacancy: Senior Quantity Surveyor
Location: Birmingham
Salary: Neg. Depending on experience

3DPersonnel's client is a large main contractor with projects through-out the UK, they have undertaken large projects consisting of residential, hotels, commercial and industrial. They have been undertaking operations since the early 1960's and through-out this time they have established a reputation for valuing their staff while delivering complicated projects.

3DPersonnel's client is currently seeking to recruit highly experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor, the successful candidate will undertake the construction of a large scale Hospitality project for a well know company. The project will have a value of £35million and will consist of two multi storey buildings of 100,000 Sq ft in to total.

Roles and responsibilities
o Review Commercial Risk, Value Management and Cost Control paperwork.
o Commercial management of subcontractors.
o To authorise the placement of contracts, subcontracts materials and plant orders.
o A sound working knowledge of various forms of contracts including NEC & JCT.
o Knowledge of construction & contract law and various forms of conditions of contract
o Manage time & workloads for yourself & any "reports" in a structured manner
o Provide commercial advice to the site team in connection with all project issues
o Deal with change management including adherence to the Programme "established approach"
o Take part in meetings & discussions regarding project performance & to provide commercial input into project strategy
o Produce monthly cost, valuation and cash flow reports.
o Attend and provide input at start up and close out meetings.
o Monitor cost of site resources.
o Maintain effective communications with project management.
o Provide advice on any contractual claims
o Understanding the implications of Health & Safety Regulations

The successful applicant must:

-Have at least 9 years recent experience as a QS with a main contractor. -
-Possess excellent mathematical & accounting skills, be analytic, organized, confident, self-motivated, be computer literate and be able to work individually or as part of a busy team.
-Be able to read architectural drawings and have an appreciation of construction processes.
-Enhanced knowledge of construction procedures and work methods.
-Complies with and helps to enforce standard policies and procedures.
-Be well presented and customer focused, a good command of the English language and good telephone manner is required.

Essential Criteria :

-Quantity Surveyors BSc (hons) Degree (or equivalent qualification)
-CSCS Card (relevant to your trade)

The successful applicant must be prepared to work to strict deadlines, have the ability to prioritise their work in a professional manner and have an enthusiastic attitude towards their role in the Company.
The Company is committed to Equal Opportunities in employment in which individuals are selected and treated on basis of their relevant merits and abilities and are given Equal Opportunities with the Company.

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