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Quantity Surveyor

  • Job reference: JAMC477
  • Location: Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Quantity Surveyors (All Levels)
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Job description: My client, a local authority based in Tyne & Wear is looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join their team. This is a full time, temporary ongoing agency role and the successful candidate will hold a degree level qualification, experience providing estimates and budgets for construction projects and ideally experience in a local authority setting.

The main purpose of the role is to assist the client preparing programmes of works for contractors, including budgets, procurement of materials and services, cost valuations and final accounts.

The main responsibilities associated with this role are as follows;

To provide estimates and budgets.
To prepare and monitor performance management schemes.
To procure materials and subcontractor services.
To prepare re-measurements, cost valuation statements, final accounts and contractual claims.
To assist in the preparation of programme of works for contracts.
To be aware of and observe the Council's financial regulations, safety policy, industry codes of practice and technical development; to encourage good practice in these fields and to establish and maintain sound commercial practice.
To deliver quality services within an appropriate framework (Best Value, Q.A.) and increase customer satisfaction.
To manage employees within all appropriate H.R guidance/legislation.
To be pro-active in all aspects of safety management to comply with current legislation.
To liaise with all stakeholders as necessary within a customer focussed environment.

The successful candidate will have knowledge of design & build processes and will hold a technical qualification along with a full UK driving licence. The client is looking to move quickly with this role and as such are offering £22 p/hr Umbrella Ltd for the role, although they are willing to be negotiable with the rate of remuneration on a case by case basis.

If this position is of interest and you meet the desired skills and experience, please email a copy of your up to date CV to jamal.cantwell@servicecare.org.uk or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967.