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Project Quantity Surveyor – Glasgow

Location: Glasgow Salary: Circa £75k plus benefits

Project Quantity Surveyor – Glasgow – Circa £75k

 

Permanent position available with a considerable portfolio of works for the next 5+ years

To build your career by assisting in the delivery of ‘leading edge’ engineering projects.

To work with a vibrant, agile and multi-functional team in delivering projects on time, safely, to budget and to the required quality standards.

To benefit from Our client’s Career Development Programmes that will enhance your leadership capability.

 

Excellent package on offer with room for negotiations

 

The Company

 

Our client is an international multi-disciplinary engineering services contractor and leading provider of high-value engineering services to a number of ‘blue chip’ companies. Operating across Ireland, the UK and Europe, Our client has become the engineering service provider of choice in growth segments such as pharmaceuticals, data centres and power transmission and distribution. Our culture is innovative, collaborative and performance focused. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to grow and develop in a company committed to developing talent and rewarding performance.

 

The Role

The role of Project Quantity Surveyor will have you working across various contracts ensuring the maximum commercial benefit for the company and will entail a cradle to grave delivery from tender stage through to final accounts and all-encompassing duties in between.

 

Responsibilities

In conjunction with your project team, you will be responsible for the execution of various stages of a project as follows:

 

Skilled and budgeting, reporting, developing BOQ’s, profit plans.

Good communication skills. Undertake and manage interim commercial meetings with the Client and Internal Project Team. Report in detail as required for the Project Manager on the commercial status of the project.

Manage subcontractor accounts, interim valuations and final accounts. Ensure payment certificates are processed and payments are made per the agreed sub-contract and procurement terms. Retentions apply as per agreements.

As a member of the commercial team, the Project Quantity Surveyor will be tasked with administering the contract obligations and meet additional Client requirements. Issue interim and final accounts and progress applications per project and contract requirements. Monthly applications to be all inclusive of accurate remeasures, site changes, dayworks and any applicable contract claims. Identify escalations, material or labour, as appropriate.

Ability to identify potential commercial risks and ensure prompt reporting of same to Senior Management. Follow direction of Senior Management in undertaking work duties.

Have a practical understanding of scheduling and the associated commercial implications. Ensure close collaboration with Planning Engineer regarding accuracy of progress reporting.

The Project Quantity Surveyor will be capable of costing and agreeing daily work changes to include managing the subcontractor remeasurement of contract works, site dayworks and site change orders.

Maintain accurate records and provide necessary detailed backup to support commercial tracking and costing.

Skills & Experience Required

 

Ability to work on own initiative and can prioritise without direction.

Speed and accuracy of information a priority.

Negotiate, as necessary, with clients or their representatives.

Set an example of enthusiasm, loyalty and hard work in the performance of all duties.

You will proactively and vigilantly keep information secure and fully comply with the Our client Information Security Management System (ISMS).

Necessary requirement of the Project Quantity Surveyor

 

3rd level qualification in Construction Economics / Quantity Surveying ideally coupled with a technical background as either Plumber/Pipefitter (or similar) or Mechanical Engineer but not wholly necessary

Prior work placement experience would be advantageous

Proficient in excel.

Knowledge of contract conditions and their applications

Excellent Communication/Interpersonal Skills

Excellent Record Keeping and Administration Skills

Desired Competencies / special role requirements

 

Understand contract obligations and any other undertakings to the client and the structure and form of interim and final claims.

Ensure that claims are then formulated in line with these constraints.

Ensure that claims issued are comprehensive in that all work undertaken has been included under the appropriate categorization, i.e., day works, unit rate work, contract work. Identify escalations, material or labour, as appropriate.

Must be able to travel between Ireland & UK circa 2 nights every 2 – 3 weeks.

 

Please reply with a WORD Formatted CV.

 

  Vision
To consistently deliver a recruitment service that's of an exceptional standard and guided by values of performance, trust, transparency and respect.
  Mission
To work in partnership and thoroughly understand the needs and preferences of both our clients and candidates.
  Values
Collaborative, passionate, reliable and adaptable - we do not promise what we cannot deliver.