Project Quantity Surveyor



Project Quantity Surveyor - Hard Landscaping & Groundworks

Carrowhugh recruitment is currently recruiting for an intermediate Quantity Surveyor to join a leading commercial landscape contractor operating on a national basis. Established for over 15 years, the company are a top 5 contractor in their sector delivering award winning schemes for local authorities and building contractors. The company skills include hard landscaping and groundworks, soft landscaping and external works. Their turnover is £50m per annum approx.
They have an exciting vacancy for a Quantity Surveyor to join the team. Reporting to the Senior quantity surveyor and Commercial Director you will play a key role alongside the construction team responsible for the commercial management of their larger landscape construction projects. As a major landscape contractor the project values of projects you would be typically involved with would vary between £1m to £15m. The ideal candidate will currently be employed in a similar role within a landscape or groundwork/civils contractor, preferably have experience working as a specialist sub-contractor and be highly motivated to ensure all aspects of the projects are delivered successfully. There is real opportunity to grow and progress with this company.

As a Project Quantity Surveyor your responsibilities for full commercial management include:

* Assist with the Tender stage negotiation of contractual terms and market testing of prices
* Assist with the Management of contract budgets and monthly reporting procedures

* Liaison with clients, main contractors and landscape architects

* Assist with the Procurement of subcontractors and materials alongside their buyer

* Identification and valuation of variations and additional works
* Compilation of interim applications and final accounts along with resolution of disputes

An ideal Quantity Surveyor will hold the following skills and experiences:

* You will be commercially astute and able to maximise profits without sacrificing client relationships.
* You will have excellent attention to detail and significant technical knowledge.
* You will have strong contractual and construction law knowledge
* You will have the ability to communicate and negotiate effectively.
* You will definitely be a self-motivated and committed team player with a desire to achieve great things for yourself and the business.
* You will hold a relevant commercial qualification alongside industry experience.

In return you will receive a competitive salary dependent upon experience, plus package.

PERSONAL QUALITIES
Organisation skills
Excellent communicator - oral and written
Analytical
Attention to detail
Strong character - tenacious
Highly numerate
Exceptional IT skills - especially Microsoft Excel and project management software
Troubleshooting, problem solving
Flexible - location (will be required to work at site as well as office base)
Negotiation skills

If you wish to discuss further please do not hesitate to contact me.

Thanks,

Shane

Carrowhugh Group

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