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Freelance Senior Quantity Surveyor - South East London

Professional & technical Vacancies South East London - Freelance Senior Quantity Surveyor - South East London

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  • Location:
    South East London
  • Industry:
    Professional & technical
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  • Working Hours:
    Full Time
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  • Qualifications:
    CSCS (Black/Management), BSc, MSC, HNC, HND, MRICS
Vacancy Description:

Our client are one of the top RC Frame and Groundworks Sub-Contractors who require no introduction. Together, we are looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to commercially head up a high value scheme in South East London. The project has just started on site and we will be looking for someone to start ASAP on a freelance basis for the next 6 months as a minimum.

The successful candidate will have extensive experience and a history of delivering RC Frame and Groundworks packages on projects up to £40m in value - Our client will also consider applicants from a main contractor background.

Responsibilities include:

- Reporting into a Senior Commercial Director.
- Overseeing cost-analysis and estimating process against an agreed Schedule of Rates.
- Management of all financial matters.
- Cost valuations with sub-contractors.
- Reducing claims.
- 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
- Bespoke Contract experience is preferable
- JCT / NEC Contract administration experience is essential

This is a fantastic opportunity to work on a high profile project for an excellent company. To apply for this role contact James Darby at

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