Senior Quantity Surveyor

Location UK / Newry

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary £45000 - 55000

Updated 6 days ago

Reference 1367928

 Job Description

Leading International Contractor currently has a requirement for A Senior Quantity Surveyor.

Leading international business, Award Winning Contractor, Competitive Package

Your new company
Hays have been exclusively retained by a leading international business to work in partnership with them in their search for a Senior Quantity Surveyor. This award winning contractor specialises in new build, refurbishment, re-fit and fit out services to the marine, commercial and private sectors . Having established a reputation for the consistent high quality of its finished products and services t hey have cemented their position as a preferred supplier within some of the most globally competitive markets. Due to continued growth they now require a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their Surveying Team.

Your new role
Reporting directly to the Commercial Manager, you will be responsible for managing the cost of jobs for international works from anything up to £2m and developing new relationships with new suppliers in export markets across Europe, Asia and America as well as ensuring the project is delivered on programme and within budget. Responsible for pre and post contract quantity surveying duties, you will be working on variety of fit out projects within an integral part of the business as part of the Commercial Team. You will be responsible for the preparation and submission of interim valuations and final accounts. Thus you will negotiate with suppliers on a regular basis to ensure budgets are not exceeded. Working closely with operations you will ensure accurate and vigorous cost management of projects to deliver profitable outcomes. Due to the location of projects your new role will include elements of international travel.

What you’ll need to succeed
You will be a degree educated Quantity Surveyor, and must have at least 8 years of experience as a Quantity Surveyor with a main contractor. Experience of working on fit out projects would be beneficial but is not essential. You will be computer literate, and will have experience of using relevant software. You will be ambitious, commercially astute, and keen to establish yourself as a Senior Quantity Surveyor with a leading international business who will be offering you a long-term view. Although this is an office based role you must be flexible to travel to site throughout Europe for 1-2 weeks, approximately 4 times a year. As a person you will be well organised with good communication, negotiation and analytical skills.

What you’ll get in return
This is a unique opportunity for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to work alongside an award winning contractor and expand their knowledge and skills even further in the fit out industry. It is an opportunity to see projects right through from inception to completion, and to develop your knowledge. Not only will you be working with a growing company that offers an excellent working environment but you will have the opportunity to progress and take ownership for your own projects. On offer to the successful candidate is a competitive package, pension, travel expenses, 29 days annual leave and other attractive company benefits.

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