Quantity Surveyor

QS EL_1711533822
  • £50000 - £65000 per annum
  • East London, London

Quantity Surveyor

East London

£50K - £65K + Package


Daniel Owen are proud to be representing a leading Maintenance Contractor in the East London area that are looking for a brand new Quantity Surveyor to join their team.

You will be carrying out tasks such as being responsible for individual contractor accounts and regular reports and analysis. You will also provide commercial insight and support to ensure financial efficiency is achieved.

Responsible for the commercial management of both mechanical and electrical projects ensuring commercial aspects of the business are protected and well managed & enhance the overall service received by the client.

The Role:

Reporting to the Senior Quantity Surveyor, your responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following;

  • To ensure that the business remains competitive through professional and controlled management of the projects, costings, cash flow and management of suppliers and sub-contractors.
  • Working with the Buyers to maintain the high standard of installation and quality of materials to meet the specified requirements.
  • Overseeing and Responsible for Financial reports together with the Lead QS.
  • Assist the Lead QS in producing monthly Trading Reviews (CVR Reports) ready for presentation to the Company Directors.
  • Produce monthly application/valuation including variation breakdowns and negotiation of final accounts.
  • Overseeing of Sub-contract accounts, including negotiation of variation accounts, preparing and issuing payment certificates and final accounts.
  • Liaising and supporting the accounts functions, reviewing of Supplier and Sub-contract accounts, Including variation accounts.
  • Overseeing of Supplier orders and assisting the buyers with negotiation of large ticket items.
  • Preparation & issue of subcontractor orders.
  • Reviewing of ALL Client contracts and highlighting risks and variances to our Tender submission ready for Director review and signoff.

To be successful in the role you will possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Experience in working in a repairs quantity surveying / commercial environment
  • Understanding of NHF and other bespoke schedule of rate based contracts.
  • Good planning, budgeting, organising and prioritization skills. Experience of keeping sound business records
  • Strong report writing skills and able to interpret financial and other systems data. A good standard of written business English and a good working knowledge of Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Able to build and sustain working relationships with different departments to achieve goals
  • Ability to work in a fast paced work environment and manage multiple activities and priorities to a deadline.
  • Willingness to take on new responsibilities and a desire to develop new skills to progress within the organisation.

If this sounds like a role that suits your profile, then feel free to get in touch.

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