Senior Quantity Surveyor

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 15 hours ago

Reference 1400899

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for Senior Quantity Surveyor based in Belfast.

Job Title: Senior Quantity Surveyor

Location:Based in Belfast with Requirement to Travel throughout the UK as required Reporting To:

Key Job Function:

To provide commercial lead to deliver commercial transactions, commercial reporting and cash flow management on allocation projects and to direct and manage allocated quantity surveyors ensuring that at all times company policies and procedures are followed. 

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Senior Quantity Surveyor will provide the commercial lead in delivering project commercial transactions, commercial reporting and cash flow management on allocated projects which will include, but not limited to;

  • Taking over the commercial documentation and the commercial relationship from the bid team on new projects
  • Working with the planning team to ensure adequate project planning for the delivery team
  • Developing and agreeing with the finance team the project cash flow based on the project plan
  • Overseeing the appointment of the delivery team including subcontract documentation in line with the project planning and cashflow management
  • Overseeing the application and processing for interim payments in line with the cashflow plan
  • Overseeing the payment of the supply chain in line with supply chain documents and the cash flow plan
  • Overseeing the preparation and the reporting from CVR reports in accordance with the company management report timetable
  • Overseeing project re-measurement including the capture and evaluation of project variations
  • Overseeing the completion of contract close out documentation including ‘as builts’ etc.
  • Overseeing the completion and the agreement of the project final accounts.

The Senior Quantity Surveyor will allocate time to supervise and manage staff reporting to the position including,

  • Planning and resourcing the staff allocation for each project
  • Ensuring training and support for the team including agreed training plans
  • Ensuring due diligence is carried out on team outputs

Key Performance Indicator

The Key Performance indicator for the Senior Quantity Surveyor post will be the delivery of the commercial performance transactions in accordance with the company policies and procedures. He/she will allow allocated time to supervise and manage staff reporting to the position including.

Skills and Qualifications

The Senior Quantity Surveyor will have the following qualification or equivalent

  • A BSc in Quantity surveying or third level qualification in the construction industry with 5 years surveying experience or qualification through by experience (7 years) working at a quantity surveyor.
  • A CSR card – level black
  • A good working knowledge of construction and engineering processes
  • A good working knowledge of construction and engineering contracts

The Senior Quantity Surveyor will have a skill base that will include;

  • IT proficient – Microsoft packages
  • Experience in working with an industry project accounts software package e.g. COINS, REDSKY etc
  • Experience in industry management software packages e.g. FOUR PROJECTS – ASTA Powerproject planning software
  • Be strong in verbal and written communication skills
  • Be a team leader with motivational and empathy skills

Preferred Qualifications and Skills

The Senior Quantity Surveyor will have, or be encouraged to work towards developing the following qualifications and skills;

  • Chartered membership of the RICS (or equivalent)
  • An understanding of BIM

Applicants are advised to apply early as we reserve the right to close a vacancy at our own discretion. To Apply please forward monitoring form along with you CV.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Closing date is 25th April 2019.