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Quantity Surveyor - Oxford

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor - Oxford
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: QSOX_1551092780
Contact Name: Billy McNamara
Contact Email:
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Quantity Surveyor

£60k+ Package



We are currently recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor to join our client's Commercial team, a highly successful specialist maintenance contractor involved in various contracts / projects across the South East of England. This is a great opportunity to learn from a contractor that are able to provide you a solid platform to do what you do best, in a successful environment that also maintains a fun and friendly company culture.

Not only is this a great place to learn but they are also one of the fastest growing contractors in the UK who still have very aggressive growth plans for the next 5 years.

The Role:

This is a fantastic opportunity to utilise your commercial skills within a contractor that puts the interests of their personnel at the heart of all that they do. This role also has a clear progression path to Commercial Management.

Some of your duties will include:

  • Monitor contract costs against agreed budgets - company financial reporting
  • Develop and monitor the use of cost and financial reporting systems
  • Identify potential risks and evaluate options for control
  • Guide and advise staff on contractual issues
  • Utilising previous NEC and JCT Design and Build contract knowledge bring maximum value to projects
  • Guide and develop commercial staff, identifying training where necessary
  • Monitor contract compliance against statutory requirements
  • Oversee the procedures for certification for contract payments to sub-contractors
  • Work closely with the Principal Quantity Surveyor in to improve processes and manage the commercial team

You will need:

  • BSc or MSc in Quantity Surveying
  • Experience in dealing with social housing maintenance and refurbishment projects
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Team worker with good interpersonal skills
  • Organised and methodological with a keen eye for detail
  • IT skills e.g. proficient with Microsoft software
  • Maths skills / numerically minded
  • Budget and financial management
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure

If this role is of interest to you then please apply directly or feel free to call Billy McNamara on 020 7248 7000.