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Advertiser: Vertical Recruitment

Job Title: Senior Quantity Surveyor
Location:Manchester, Greater Manchester
Rate:£45K.0000 to £55K. Per Year    Benefits: Package
Description: We are currently recruiting for a multi-award winning construction contractor in Manchester, assisting with their search for a Senior Quantity Surveyor. Our client is a specialist in complex projects within a wide range of sectors, notably in education, social housing, industrial, commercial and civil engineering.

A leading employer in the region, our client requires a commercially minded Senior Quantity Surveyor to support the companies' growth plans and help them achieve their target of doubling their turnover by 2019. They are now recruiting as they currently have one of the biggest commissions in the company's history and have a senior level vacancy in the commercial team.

Key responsibilities
" Maximise the gross margin on the company's projects by supporting the Contracts Manager in obtaining the best prices for sub-contracts, accurately assessing/ monitoring project variations & costs during delivery of the contracts.
" Preparation/Verification & procurement of Subcontract & supplier work packages. Subcontract valuations and issuing notices and payments.
" Compile reports showing cost savings and/or losses against tender and/or original budget.
" Regular site visits to pick up any variations/ cost implications.
" Provide project clients with cost reports/ cash flow forecasts as required.
" Represent the company at site meetings providing financial information in a professional format to the project client.
" Influence and inspire others and build relationships with all departments. Acting as a role model you will demonstrate a passion for change and improvement whilst utilising manufacturing tools to improve departments/teams' efficiency and effectiveness.
" Review and feedback staff performance and set goals to develop performance for the individual, the team and the company.

Key criteria
The successful candidate will demonstrate:
" Experience of managing several projects simultaneously. It is important that you can manage your own time to ensure all projects are completed on time and within budget.
" An ability to make profits on projects by substantially improving tendered margin without the client feeling the company has been adversarial.
" An understanding of all aspects of the financial side of the contracting process, and technical building requirements.
" A knowledge of Quality Assurance processes.
" A flexible and adaptable approach to ensure services are accessible and responsive to the needs of customers including weekend working if required.
" The ability to learn from others and accept developmental feedback to improve the business.

This is an excellent opportunity with an outstanding employer. In addition to this a fantastic salary package is on offer to the successful candidate. Please do not hesitate to get in touch should you wish to discuss further.

Skills Required: Senior Quantity Surveyor
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: 23/10/2017     Duration: Permanent
Contact: Kevin Bratherton Contact E-mail: Click
Contact Tel: 01616694743 Contact Fax:
Reference: VAC-12978 Added: 18-09-2017
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