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Quantity Surveyor

LOCATION
London

ROLE PROFILE
Responsible for managing all aspects of the contractual and financial side of construction projects. Manage the costs on construction projects and help to ensure that the construction projects are completed within its projected budgets.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Carrying out feasibility studies to estimate materials, time and labour costs.
  • Negotiating and drawing up bids for tenders and contracts.
  • Monitoring each stage of construction to make sure that costs are in line with forecasts.
  • Providing financial progress reports to clients.
  • Advising clients on legal and contractual matters.
  • Acting on clients’ behalf to resolve disputes.
  • Assessing the financial costs of new environmental guidelines, such as using sustainable timber.
  • Keep records, prepare work schedules and write reports with the use of computer software.
  • Assess, review and mitigate commercial risks and implement Reach Active policies on risk management.
  • Complete monthly KPI reports.
  • Produce supplier purchasing reports.
  • Support the authorisation and submission of project variations.
  • Authorise the placement of contracts, sub contracts, material and plant orders.
  • Maximise cash flow through the control, measurement (including quality) and valuation of work, and the invoicing of customers and payment of suppliers.
  • Be aware of, and promote, ReachActive Limited Health and Safety policies and risk management.
  • Promote Reach Active Limited values towards its customers to meet and exceed their expectations.

 

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Essential

  • A degree or similar qualification in Quantity Surveying.
  • Extensive experience in Quantity Surveying.
  • Ability to work independently with strong interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • Experience working within the utility, multi-utility infrastructure industry.
  • A good mix of experience with pre and post contract work.
  • NEC and JCT contract experience.
  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to write clear reports in order to convey complex information in a simple way to a diverse range of people.
  • Must be numerical and have data analysis skills.
  • IT skills and the ability to learn sophisticated design and costing IT packages.

 

ABOUT YOU:
Desired

  • Chartership status (RICS) or similar.

If you meet the requirements of the role, we would love to hear from you. Apply by sending your CV directly to recruitment@reachactive.com.

Careers

ReachActive is a fast growth company looking to attract talented, highly skilled and motivated people with a proven track record of technical expertise in the power, multi-utility and building services sectors. Our delivery and service ethos is client focused and flexible, so we are looking for persons who fit this profile and are able to collaborate effectively with clients, consultants and contractors.

ReachActive is investing in people, both new and experienced talent looking for a new challenge, a career change or simply work experience. We develop personnel, e.g. through an apprentice training route, and support employees who want to reach Chartership status or pursue further education.

To apply for a vacancy or to reach out to us, visit our View Vacancies page, visit our LinkedIn Careers Page or get in touch via recruitment@reachactive.com. Our roles are based across sites in the UK (London, Hertford, Basingstoke) and Ireland (Dublin & Mullingar).