Job title: Quantity Surveyor
Contract type: Contract
Pay rate: £300-£350 per day (DOE)
Location: Maidstone, Kent
Start Date: ASAP
Randstad CPE Contact: Katherine Murrell
Business area: Building - Education
A leading UK main contractor, with a diverse range of projects including educational, commercial and retail. They currently have various projects in Kent with an existing live project in Maidstone. Due to the pipeline of work, there is a requirement to expand their team to continue to deliver high quality projects for their clients. The project is to work within the educational sector with a minimum guarantee of 3 months work, with likely extensions thereafter.
As a Quantity Surveyor, you will report directly to the Commercial Manager. It will be your responsibility to increase value, reduce cost, drive profit and manage risk in a safe and ethical manner for the contract they are working on.
Ensure cash flow is maximised; ensuring payments are received on time
Provide contractual performance forecasts to the management team. Contributing to the team to help ensure that business targets and KPI's are met / exceeded
Preparation of monthly cost / value reports, together with review of results and consideration of trends
Implementation and compliance with the contract change control procedure and monitoring thereof including notices to client as appropriate
Liaising with sub-contractors including sending out enquiries, collating prices, comparing with tender, negotiation, order placement, agreement of account and payment
Carry out any other duties not identified above and as required by their manager
Educated to Degree level, or equivalent experience within Quantity Surveying
Experience within a similar role
Experience working in the Educational sector
Proven experience using JCT forms of contracts
Confident IT skills
Excellent Communication skills both written and verbally
Proven time management skills
Must be flexible in hours of work and travel
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