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Quantity Surveyor

£30000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance
Apply2020-02-17 14:02:142020-09-19Eden Brown Built Environment

Quantity Surveyor

Date posted: February 17, 2020
£30000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance
Cheshire, England
Job description

Our client, a leading Facilities Management company is looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join their team, based in Widnes.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

* Develop a good understanding of the wider aspects of Health, Safety and Environmental law affecting a Facilities business.

* Have a full understanding and appreciation of the contract under which your project is operating and the risks and opportunities this presents.

* Understand and implement the requirements of Health Safety, Quality and Environmental procedures and conduct all duties in a manner consistent with these.

* Develop a high level of competence in the application of IT skills

* Develop a wider knowledge of business systems to manage and present business information

* Use the CAFM platform to demonstrate our value to our clients.

* Have a clear understanding of the benefits and outputs available from our IT tools.

* Share best practice and knowledge of using the IT platforms with the wider Commercial/Project team.

* Actively seek to expand own knowledge base of working practices and industry as a whole and promote development of others

* Identify, manage, reduce and drive out unnecessary costs and inefficient activities

* Be an advocate for Lean management and encourage the operational and commercial teams to look for ways to improve our services and constantly improve.

* Identify, manage and continually demonstrate the value of our service to our clients through effective use of Management Information.

* Maximise cash flow through timely preparation of valuations, submission of invoices and receipt of payment

* Develop high level of understanding of planning, programming and works order tracking to ensure accurate progress reporting

* Production of Timely accounts for use in managing the business

* Production of accurate and timely financial forecasts for use in setting targets

* Establish and maintain accurate and robust reporting structures and monitor resources and costs to ensure that projects meet and / or exceed targets

* Develop comprehensive understanding of financial models including cashflow; turnover forecasts and project profit / loss statements

* Manage and report on the clients budget as required within the contract and constantly strive to improve the value of the service we provide.

* Develop and in-depth understanding of contractual, commercial, insurance and legal processes relating to contracts.

* Assist in the prompt preparation and settlement of all accounts.

* Ensure the prompt identification of risks in projects and implement risk management techniques, risk registers and actions plans to mitigate the risks

* Develop understanding and working knowledge of project close out processes

* Contribute to direct reports performance appraisals

* Contribute to the development and learning of the junior Commercial team on the projects.

* Ensure that the commercial function is at the heart of the project team.


QS Degree

Professional Membership:


Relevant Experience:

Minimum 2 years post degree

Eden Brown is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Eden Brown Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: 3214_1581948133

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