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Senior Quantity Surveyor - (Major Projects) - Newcastle

Professional & technical Vacancies Newcastle-upon-Tyne - Senior Quantity Surveyor - (Major Projects) - Newcastle

  • Ref No:
    VAC-18871
  • Location:
    Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  • Industry:
    Professional & technical
  • Skills:
    Construction
  • Type:
    Contract
  • Working Hours:
    Either
  • Hourly Rate:
    £37.00
  • Qualifications:
    BSc, MSC
Vacancy Description:

Our client is a top 20 UK main contractor requiring no introduction, they work on a broad range of project sectors and are particularly successful in the construction of large scale schemes in the Private Sector.
Having secured a new build distribution centre they are looking for a freelance Senior Quantity Surveyor for 12 months to head up this project.

As Senior Quantity Surveyor the successful candidate will work on the project from inception through to final delivery and will report into a Senior Commercial Director.

Responsibilities include:

- Overseeing cost-analysis and estimating process against an agreed Schedule of Rates.
- Management of all financial matters.
- Cost valuations with sub-contractors.
- Negotiation with sub-contractors.
- Procurement of all supply items & subcontractor packages
- Preparation of interim valuations.
- Chairing site & client progress meetings.
- Managing interim payments to sub-contractors.
- Regularly updating projected final accounts.
- Mentoring & leading more junior commercial staff
- Regular updating and managing cash flow forecasts
- Preparation and agreement of all final account matters.
- Monthly cost/value reconciliation.
- Pricing of all contract variations.

Experience Required:

- Minimum 10 years experience as Quantity Surveyor
- A proven ability to financially manage projects in excess of £25m
- Degree qualified is advantageous, not essential
- Professionally qualified (RICS / CIOB) not essential but preferable
- JCT Contract administration experience is essential

This is a fantastic opportunity to work on a high profile project for an excellent main contractor. If interested in this position e-mail your CV to Lloyd Jones at the e-mail address: professional@uklgroup.com

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