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Senior Quantity Surveyor- Construction

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Industry: Construction

Company: Staffing Solutions

Location: London

Salary: £45000 - £50000/annum Car, Pension, Profit Share
Benefits: Car, Pension, Profit Share

Senior Quantity Surveyor- ConstructionDescription: Key Activities: •To efficiently undertake the Quantity Surveying / Commercial activities to meet the Project objectives, including providing advice, guidance and support on such matters to the Project team both during the pre-construction & construction phases. •Manages all costs from the initial calculations to the final figures. •Minimise costs of a project and enhance value for money while achieving the required standards and quality. •Provide independent Commercial assurance to the Project Managers and the Company. •The role requires experience in Project Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management of the construction process. •To ensure that these activities are planned, managed and monitored in a way that supports the project objectives and reflects ‘best practice’ •This should include actions that contribute to maximising the return on capital. Must be able to provide a high quality technical / commercial service from pre-contract to final account. •To have and maintain a high level of understanding of appropriate costs, standards and specifications. •To be responsible for the planning, programming, resourcing, monitoring, progress reporting and achievement of goals (cost and programme) for the work under his responsibility. •To respond ‘rapidly’ and effectively to the business and client needs. •To ensure that the financial documentation is accurate and on time. •Express independent judgement where appropriate, whilst demonstrating an ability to work successfully with other team members. •Prepare and agree interim payment applications and final accounts. •Maintain good cash flow and the timely receipt of payments from the employer. •Prepare and negotiate claims for extensions of time and reimbursement of loss and expense. •Provide input into the conduct of any dispute resolution procedures such as arbitration, litigation etc. •Reporting is to include monthly cost/value analysis, end cost/value forecasts, material and other reconciliations etc. •Essential to communicate effectively to colleagues, clients and the team

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