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Quantity Surveyor

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor
Reporting To: Commercial Manager
Hours of Work: Mon – Fri 08:00 – 17:00

Role Overview:

Reporting to the Commercial Manager, this role is responsible for the commercial delivery and contractual management of Social Housing Maintenance Contracts, including remeasurement and valuation of works ensuring that commercial and contractual targets are achieved at all times.  The role will be required to commercially manage a profile of work and to ensure the maximum contribution for the company.

Responsibilities:

• Operational and commercial management of whole projects.
• Setting budgets and agreeing specification for works pre-start and closely monitoring throughout to ensure project targets are achieved.
• Provide contractual and cost advise to operational staff.
• Procurement and cost management of Subcontractor packages.
• Preparation, costing and submission of Early Warning and Compensation Event Notifications in line with NEC contract requirements.
• Ensure accurate records of works are recorded and maintained, that are accurate and auditable and available for submission in a timely manner.
• Surveys and remeasurement of works.
• Quality audit of works from site records to ensure works have been completed to client instructions and contract specifications.
• Preparation and submission of job costs in line with the contract Schedule of Rates.
• Preparation and presentation of Working in Progress and Cost Value Reconciliation reports.
• Work in accordance with strict client KPI’s particularly Time, Cost and Quality.
• Build strong client and supply chain relationships by working in a collaborative manner ensuring repeat business and service.
• Estimating and preparation of tenders.
• Comply with all health and safety rules and protocols to ensure the safety of yourself and others.
• Undertake training and attend meetings as required by your manager and for the proper performance of your duties.
• As and when required provide support across Company departments.


Essential Criteria:

• 3+ years’ experience in a similar role.
• Experience of PSA or similar Schedule of Rates.
• Experience of MTC contracts or detailed measurement.
• Commercially and operationally aware on delivery of works.
• Knowledge and understanding of sub-contractor management.
• Excellent communication skills with the ability to manage client relationships

• Experience operating within a fast-paced construction industry.
• Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
• Ability to work well under pressure and to strict deadlines.
• Enthusiastic and result driven with excellent attention to detail.
• Strong planning and organisation skills with good problem-solving skills.
• IT literate with a sound knowledge of Microsoft Office packages.


Desirable Criteria:

• BSC (Hons), HND, BTEC or similar in Construction related field.
• Experience of NEC suite of contracts.
• Experience of Public sector social housing contracts.
• Experience of CAFM IT Software.


To apply for this role please forward your CV and cover letter to info@cfm-ni.com
Closing date for applications is 26 February 2021