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Quantity Surveyor

  • Job reference: JAMC491
  • Location: Havering, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Project Management, Quantity Surveyors (All Levels)
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Job description: A local authority based in East London is looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join their Programme Delivery team. This is a full time, ongoing agency role and the successful candidate must have a full degree level qualification in Quantity Surveying, experience in a similar role and ideally experience working within a local authority setting.

The main purposes of the role are to advise on an overall procurement strategy and project specific procurement options, to ensure that all contract specifications and/or partnering frameworks meet with the requirements of the client's Investment Programme, to scope, specify and procure specific projects as directed by the Programme Delivery Manager, in line with the client's contract procurement rules.

Additional responsibilities will include the following;

To assist the Programme Delivery Manager and the Capital Programme Monitoring Manager in the management and control of Capital and Development Programme budgets and provide commercial advice in relation to refurbishment and improvement schemes.
To assist Project Surveyors in undertaking commercial negotiations, cost control and contract management.
To develop and implement the client role as appropriate in the delivery of the capital programme through external service providers.

The successful candidate will have a full professional Quantity Surveying qualification and will be able to demonstrate the following skills/experience;

Substantial experience of working in a technical, property services environment.
Experience of producing budget estimates at feasibility stage & developing costs through detailed design stage for both refurbishment and new-build
Experience in advising on and producing tender & contract documentation.
Experience in financial management & cost control on projects in excess of £5m

The client is looking to move quickly with appointing to this position and as such, are offering £30 p/hr Umbrella Ltd - £35 p/hr Umbrella Ltd dependant on qualifications and experience. If this position sounds of interest, please email a copy of your up to date CV to or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967.