Quantity Surveyor job opportunity – Skanska London UK

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  • London, England, United Kingdom View on Map
  • Post Date: December 3, 2019
  • Salary: £15.00 - £25.00 / Hourly
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Job Detail

  • Career Level Staff
  • Experience 2 Years
  • Gender Any
  • Industry Construction
  • Qualifications Bachelor's Degree
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Job Description

We have a role for a Quantity Surveyor to support the advanced critical activities team project leader in mobilising the necessary resources to site to maintain HS2 programme and budget. Responsible for providing accurate and value generating input to the project. Ensures that all commercial aspects are carried out in accordance with the main contract, JV company policies and procedures, and to the satisfaction of the Project Management Team. This role will work independently or under the direction of a more senior Quantity Surveyor. The QS will be able to demonstrate the ability to function as a member of an integrated team.


  • Input to the efficient and effective management and issuing of accurate, timely and compliant notices and correspondence
  • Preparation or assessment of applications, valuations, cost/value reconciliation
  • Cost control and forecasting. Prepare and provide input to monthly reports: value, cost, profit/loss, cash flow and budget
  • Preparation and agreement of applications for payment or the assessment & preparation of payment certificates
  • Assisting with Risk and Value Management to optimise solution. Monitor and regularly review with the project team. Identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks
  • Contract Management, including all relevant contractual forms, methods of budgetary control and relevant software applications
  • Prepare supply chain enquiries, negotiate, administer and finalise / close out supply chain contracts
  • Ensure all notifications/documents are managed in accordance with the contract, and customer / company policy
  • Ongoing liaison with site team, subcontractors and Customers’ representatives
  • Undertake record-keeping including but not limited to collating site records, the preparation of meeting packs, meeting invites and taking meeting minutes
  • Provide contractual advice to the project / site team as and when appropriate
  • Maintaining awareness of the different construction contracts in current use
  • Understanding the implications of health and safety regulations
  • Ensure all health, safety and environmental risk situations are brought to the attention of Contract Leader / Project Manager
  • Understand the Client and Joint Venture Partners’ Environment and Sustainability Policies, Processes and statutory requirements as they affect the company’s operations and ensure that the requirements, as applicable within their discipline, are implemented on the project

We’re looking for:

  • RICS/CICES accredited Degree (or equivalent) OR enrolled on an accredited part-time post-graduate degree with at least three years of relevant experience OR can demonstrate a similar level of experience and competency obtained in a built environment or other relevant industry exceeding 5 years
  • Demonstrated progression from an assisting role to a package management leading role.
  • Documentary evidence of attaining competencies in quantity surveying. Positive financial outcomes
  • Responsible and/or accountable for project or package financial performance and positive commercial outcomes
  • Experience setting up cost coding or filing systems, systems for reporting and measuring progress and different forms of communication such as verbal, telephone, e-mail, Web-based or bespoke contract management suites such as CEMAR or Asite
  • Experience utilising schedules, trackers, bespoke document and contract management suites such as Asite, CEMAR, Sharepoint, Assetwise
  • Experience completing tasks and finding solutions such as successful main and subcontract final accounts or implementation of compensation events
  • Participation in Early Warning Meetings, Risk Reduction Meetings, maintaining minutes or registers


Additional Information

  1. Location: London, England, United Kingdom
  2. Schedule: Full-time
  3. Employee Status: Regular

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