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Quantity Surveyor

  • Job reference: JAMC403
  • Location: Brent, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Quantity Surveyors (All Levels)
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Job description: My client, a local authority based in North London is looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join their team. This is a full time, temporary ongoing agency contract and the successful candidate will have a full QS qualification, ideally be a member of RICS/CIOB and have experience dealing with Multi-Million pound repairs/maintenance/construction projects.

The main responsibilities/experience required is outlined below;

To assist on the provision of commercial, financial, risk management, procurement and contractual advice to ensure contract processes deliver agreed outcomes for the client, residents and stakeholders.
Support the Principal Quantity Surveyor to assist on the production and negotiation of contracts (legally binding where appropriate) with contractors, suppliers, in-house departments, consultants and other commissioners.
Provide advice and support to the client on all aspects of contracting and sub-contracting and to support other sections and departments and their teams in contract discussions and negotiations.
Support the continued development of effective contract management arrangements in response to national and local and economic changes.

Additional Job Context:

Operates within a framework set by Corporate and Departmental Management Teams, but with freedom to influence the shape of services.
Policy and service development involvement.
Wide range of internal and external contacts and partnership working.
Management / leadership of a high performance team.
Provides commercial expertise and construction knowledge and market intelligence
Budget monitoring responsibility - £40 million capital and revenue expenditure through contracts.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following experience and qualifications;

Educated to degree level or equivalent relevant experience
Chartered status and full membership of RICS, RIBA, CIOB or CIBSE (desirable)
Extensive experience of developing effective contract specifications and documents
Demonstrable knowledge and experience of the commercial/private property market
Understanding and experience of strategic planning, the commissioning process, contracting and performance monitoring working within a changing and complex environment
Experience of providing effective commercial, financial, risk management, procurement and contractual advice

The client is looking to appoint quickly to this role and is offering a negotiable remuneration package, dependant on individual applicants experience/qualifications, so if this role sounds of interest to you, please email a copy of your up to date CV to along with a desired hourly/daily rate, or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967.