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REF: JO0000038859

Quantity Surveyor

£35,000 - £45,000 per annum + benefits (Permanent)

Birmingham

If you are looking for an opportunity to join one of largest construction consultancies in the World that will propel your career to the next level, then this opportunity is for you.

Conrad Consulting is a trusted recruitment partner to the industry's leading firms and we work hard with our clients to ensure together, we can offer you the best vacancies in the market; if you read on you will find this vacancy is just that.

My client is looking for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join their growing team based in Birmingham working on a wide range of Commercial and Residential projects.

Role of the Quantity Surveyor:

* Responsible for liaising with all external and internal stakeholders to enable the projects to progress without delay, ensuring that all reasonable requests are met in a timely efficient manner.
* Assist in the preparation of activity schedules, bills of quantities in accordance with methods of measurement , presentation of tender and contract documentation, attending interviews, carrying out full tender analysis and comparisons through to preparing the recommendation report.
* Deal with the programme manager, senior project managers, project managers and P6 planners to deliver professional and competent advice and support, to ensure that the projects are managed in accordance with the contract and meeting the required reporting deadlines.
* Manage a programme of current workload in order that all commissions receive the relevant allocation of resource to efficiently commercially manage them.
* Assess contractor applications, along with any changes, making recommendations, raising payment certificates and preparing general correspondence on behalf of the project managers to ensure that only legitimate payments are certified.
* Liaise with the project managers to review and update the risk registers aligned with any early warnings.
* Identify principal risks and opportunities, raises, addresses and resolves problems at a project level and supports the project delivery team, maintain a schedule of potential financial implications for the various projects.
* Managing and reporting change control procedures within each specific contract and ensuring that they are adhered to by all parties.
* Review main contractors, including subcontracts, and identifies where clauses are in breach of partner policies and guidelines, making recommendations to achieve compliance.
* Consider alternative strategies for dispute resolution of moderate complexity and prepare written arguments from a claimant or defendant perspective, making recommendations to key stakeholders on the preferred option.

Requirements of the Quantity Surveyor:

* Expertise in administering high value, multi-disciplinary construction project work packages / contracts utilising forms of contract such as the NEC3 suite.
* Demonstrable track record in managing complex, high value and varied contracts from a quantity surveying perspective.
* Degree qualified in quantity surveying or other relevant business discipline.
* Professional qualification and/or membership of the RICS or other relevant Chartered Institute would be an additional advantage.
* Comfortable communicating with all levels of Senior Management and Stakeholders
* Expert analytical skills to make informed, balanced business decisions and reporting findings back to Clients and Internal Stakeholders.

On offer for the Quantity Surveyor:

Competitive basic salary, car allowance, 25 days annual leave, BUPA Healthcare, Pension 8% matched, Life Assurance (3x salary), Professional Subscriptions Paid, Remote / Flexible Working, Discretionary Bonus Scheme

What happens next: On receipt of your application our dedicated Surveying and Project Management recruiter, Kevin Rose, will contact you to discuss this opportunity in full detail. Kevin will disclose the name of our client to you prior to sending your CV to this, or any other company we are working with.

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