Senior / Associate Quantity Surveyor - Residential

Full Time - Europe, United Kingdom, London

This entry was posted on February 19, 2019.

Overview of Role:  

This role presents an excellent opportunity for a proactive Senior/Associate Quantity Surveyor with Residential experience who can take responsibility for a number of projects, acting as the sole contact with each client as well as provide support to the existing team in the delivery of projects.

There will be a focus on professional work on a wide variety of selected projects ranging from £5m to £500m including:

        • Education
        • Healthcare
        • Commercial new build and refurbishment projects
        • Major residential and mixed use developments
        • Sports and Leisure/Stadium projects – both nationally and globally
        • Data Centre

Key Responsibilities:

        • The individual will be an integral part of a team that is accountable for the commercial and contractual performance of a project
        • To support business objectives of delivering value for money in all circumstances
        • To carry out assigned duties efficiently and in accordance with processes and procedures
        • Comply with established commercial/procurement/ contractual strategies
        • Take personal responsibility for complying with Environmental, Health, Safety, Security and Quality Standards
        • Individually or as part of a team operate processes for the selection, appointment and management of construction and engineering contractors
        • Cost Planning including:
      • Preparation of indicative cost budgets and appraisals
      • Preparation of elemental cost plans
      • Provide advice and opinion in respect of our client development plans and expectations
      • Value engineering studies
    • Procurement including:
      • Providing advice on procurement strategy
      • Assembling and seeking agreement to long and short tender lists
  • Preparing and issuing tender documents.
    • Running a competitive tender process including managing queries from tendering contractors
  • Managing and contributing to structured and documented tender evaluations
  • Preparation of Contract Recommendation Reports
  • Preparation of contract documents
  • Complaint tenders
  • Post Contract Quantity Surveying including:
    • Scrutinising and verifying applications for interim payments
    • Preparing certificates
    • Managing change control in accordance with contracts
    • Producing cost reports and cost forecasting
    • Assisting Project Managers in preparing Early Warnings, Instructions and Compensation Events
    • Attending progress meetings
  • Promote commercial awareness throughout project
  • Support formal dispute resolution process and contract close out strategy as required
  • Advising and liaising with internal project and cost control team
  • Developing Commercial Strategies
  • Developing Acquisition Strategies

Person Specification:

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a positive proactive approach to the role, and will be committed to delivering customer service excellence, with good commercial results.

  • Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying or similar technical discipline
  • Strong technical delivery experience
  • Strong experience in the Residential sector
  • Strong Employers Agent experience is essential
  • MRICS or membership of other relevant professional body
  • Ability to successfully manage complex projects in a proactive and diligent manner
  • Strong Feasibility and cost planning experience
  • Experience of providing procurement advice, tender documentation and post contract services
  • Client facing, ensuring a high standard of technical delivery
  • Able to build long-term relationships
  • Previously employed by a consultancy or end user client
  • Stakeholder management with a clear focus on developing client accounts
  • A track record of working with teams and managing projects by prioritising workloads and delivering deadlines
  • A team player, outgoing, flexible, enthusiastic and ambitious

RLB is committed to creating a diverse workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All job applicants will receive equal treatment without regard to age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, “race” (includes nationality, national / ethnic origins, colour) marriage & civil partnership, pregnancy & maternity, gender reassignment, religion and belief

If you require any reasonable adjustments to support you during any stage of the application or interview process, please contact our recruitment team at: careersinbox@uk.rlb.com

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