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Quantity Surveyor - Freelance - St Albans

Professional & technical Vacancies St Albans - Quantity Surveyor - Freelance - St Albans

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

Our client is a reputable main contractor with a turnover of more than £80m and deliver Refurb, Fit out and New Build projects across a variety of sectors. On the back securing two major projects in Hertfordshire, we have an urgent requirement for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join them and oversee the two schemes, which have a combined value of £10m. This is a great opportunity to join a successful company that is growing year on year.

The projects have just started and we will be looking for someone to start ASAP on a freelance basis for the next 12 - 18 months.

Responsibilities include:

- Reporting directly into the Construction 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 £8m
- 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 on an ongoing freelance basis. If you are interested in this position, please send your CV for the attention of James Darby to

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