Senior Quantity Surveyor

Tyne and Wear
£45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
15 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Contract Type

Senior Quantity Surveyor Consultancy Firm North East

Your new company
A Senior Quantity Surveyor required join an expanding team in Tyne & Wear for a Cost Management, Project Management, Cost & CDM Consultancy organisation providing specialist and professional services to property and construction industries. It is intended that the role will offer the opportunity to progress your career as your experience grows within our business. We are seeking an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor who is ambitious in achieving their career potential.

Your new role
The team are involved in some of the UK's most complex and stimulating projects that are diverse and technically demanding. They have an excellent reputation, which is growing from strength to strength in the North East, working collaboratively with the organisation's other offices across the UK in the delivery of such schemes and are working on projects across a wide variety of sectors inclusive of, Education, Commercial, Hotels, Industrial & Residential sectors.

What you'll need to succeed
The successful Senior Quantity Surveyor will be responsible for liaising with all external and internal stakeholders to enable the projects to progress without delay, ensuring that all reasonable requests are met in a timely efficient manner. To assist in the preparation and verification of pricing models from first principals for projects of moderate complexity, and can obtain, extract and use existing target price / fixed rates, together with obtaining cost data from industry recognised publications e.g. SPONS & BCIS to price schemes.

You will have the ability to assist in the preparation of activity schedules, bills of quantities in accordance with methods of measurement , presentation of tender and contract documentation, attending interviews, carrying out full tender analysis and comparisons through to preparing the recommendation report. Interfaces with the programme manager, senior project managers, project managers and P6 planners to deliver professional and competent advice and support, to ensure that the projects are managed in accordance with the contract, and meeting the required reporting deadlines. Reviews main contractors, including subcontracts, and identifies where clauses are in breach of partner policies and guidelines, making recommendations to achieve compliance.

Consider alternative strategies for dispute resolution of moderate complexity and prepare written arguments from a claimant or defendant perspective, making recommendations to key stakeholders on the preferred option. You will show your expertise in administering high value, multi-disciplinary construction project work packages / contracts utilising forms of contract such as the NEC3 suite. Have a demonstrable track record in managing complex, high value and varied contracts from a quantity surveying perspective. A degree qualified in quantity surveying or other relevant business discipline.

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