Quantity Surveyor

30 Sep 2016
30 Oct 2016
Joel Broster
Contract Type
Full Time

Quantity Surveyor


- Surveyors with experience within the M&E and/or construction sectors

- Have experience of managing sub-contract packages

- Experience of working within lump-sum environments

- Experience of working with a variety of standard forms of Contract (NEC and JCT being the most desirable)

- Experience of commercially managing their own projects

- Experience of interfacing with sub-contractors and clients

- Have an understanding of project functions outside of direct commercial activities such as programme/schedule

Any potential candidate who will be responsible for managing their own project/projects must be able to demonstrate

experience and competence in the following areas as a minimum (over and above the standard functions such as applications);


Cost/Budget/Forecast Control

Be able to demonstrate experience and competence in managing project budgets and monitor against cost and value

in areas such as;

- Project preliminary forecasts

- Site Installation and factory fabrication forecasts

- Sub-contract package forecasts

- Equipment Procurement forecasts

- Analyising project progress with project cost expenditure


Change Control

Be capable of proactively managing change using the relevant mechanisms within the contract, such as;

- Montoring and valuing change between the contract and latest documentation (drawings/specifications etc)

- Identifying potential changes to the contract scope

- Programme delays/unproductivite working etc.

- Assessing sub-contract variation claims and ensuring only contractual entitlement is paid



Have experience of being an integral part of the procurement process for both sub-contract packages and equipment

procurement, carrying out functions such as;

- Producing ITT documentation for sub-contractors/vendors incorporating all required contract scope in conjunction

with the project team and other key departments such as H&S/Quality

- Carrying out comprehensive quotation analysis against project budgets and compliancy with ITT

- Attending/Chairing tender and final price negotiation meetings

- Drafting and raising sub-contract packages in conjunction with the commercial director/legal department

- Raising purchase orders incorporating all required contractual documentation


Internal & External Reporting

Be capable of completing all required project commercial reporting documents such as the following;


- Monthly project cost/status report (including costs to date/liability forecasts/cash position etc)

- Revenue Forecasts

- Cash Flow Forecasts

- Client commercial reports (such as Earned Value/EAC etc.)

- Variation Registers (internal & external)


Key Words



Quantity Surveyor






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