Quantity Surveyor

ES/HQ00030794
£ 45000.00 - £ 55000.00 per annum

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Elizabeth Stein

Specialist Recruitment Consultant

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Job Title: Quantity Surveyor
Location: Central London
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 + package
Start date: ASAP     
 
I am working with a reputable contractor in Central London who are looking for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join an existing team of passionate and dedicated employees. The individual will preferably have experience with fit outs, JCT and bespoke contracts and preferable some commercial experience.
 
Roles and responsibilities:
  • Managing Logistics costs on a wide variety of new building projects and structures, such as residential developments, sports stadiums, roads and bridges, schools, hospitals, offices and factories etc. and your projects will be assigned to you by your line manager
  • Undertaking costs analysis for construction and logistics work
  • Assisting in establishing a client's requirements and undertaking feasibility studies
  • Performing risk and value management and cost control  
  • Assisting with the preparation of tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities
  • Identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks  
  • Assisting with preparing and reviewing costings for tenders
  • Allocating work to subcontractors with approval of your line manager
  • Providing advice on contractual claims  
  • Analysing outcomes and writing detailed progress reports
 
 Personal specification:
  • Excellent numerical skills  
  • Self-motivated with desire to develop career in a progressive Company.
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills
  • Experience in working in construction environment within a similar role
  • Demonstrable experience of negotiating contract terms with prime contractors
  • Be comfortable with networking at all levels and in all professional situations.
  • Experienced in budget monitoring and implementing cost saving measures for clients and the Company
 
Rewards and benefits:
The salary is dependent on experience, plus benefits- please get in contact if you wish to know more information about this.
 
If you would like more information on this role and are interested, please click the apply button below!

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Location: London
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 + package
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I am working with a logistics sub-contractor in the London area who are looking for an experienced Contracts Manager to join an existing team of passionate and dedicated employees.  
 
The role of a Contracts Manager requires the person to undertake 3 main disciplines:    
  1. Project and Operational Management  
Oversee and work with various head-office and site-based managers to plan, organise and implement the company's logistical, Security and Waste Management services and in doing so, be responsible for the due-diligent delivery of these service's in a professional manner, (whilst possibly working to very demanding deadlines).    
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  1. Client Management  
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Roles and responsibilities:
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  • Planning and management of each projects resource requirements  
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  • Management of the overall implementation and performance of the company's services (with the site-based manager) to all projects under the responsibility of the Contracts Manager.  
  • The management and monitoring of each projects financial expenditure against company budgetary targets and constraints - in conjunction with the project surveyor.
  • The reporting of each projects financial expenditure against company budgetary targets (initiated by the project surveyor)  
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  • Ensure that effective communication is in place internally between all office and site-based staff to maintain an efficient and good working practice.  
 
 Personal specification:
  • Commercially Minded
  • Pro-active nature
  • Client Orientated  
  • Leadership and management Skills  
  • Be prepared to work extended hours if required  
  • Good Grammatical Skills  
  • Good Communication Skills  
  • I.T. Literate  
  • Presentable at all times
  • Self-motivating (be able to work alone as well as part of a team)
 
Rewards and benefits:
The salary is dependent on experience, plus benefits- please get in contact if you wish to know more information about this.
 
If you would like more information on this role and are interested, please click the apply button below!
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Location: London
Salary: £25,000 - £28,000 + package
Start date: ASAP     
 
I am working with a plant and scaffolding contractor in the London area who are looking for an experienced Document Controller/Administrator to join an existing team of passionate and dedicated employees.  
 
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You will also provide administrative support to departmental staff and management as and when required.  
 
As part of the role, you may be required to work from head office or various site project locations. Willingness to travel is therefore an essential part of this role.  
 
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  • Maintain/set up sophisticated filing systems  
  • Log information into the company's project management system.
  • Answer telephones - screen/handle routine and/transfer calls.
  • Ability to transcribe meeting minutes as and when required  
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  • Coordinate and process general administrative work (time sheets, vacation requests, supply requisitions etc.) for supervisor's signature.
  • Responsible for continuously expanding and updating your knowledge and training skills in order to enhance individual and team innovation and productivity.
  • Perform additional assignments as per line manager's direction.
  • Provide excellent and ongoing customer services to members of the public, colleagues and the client
  • Maintenance of office equipment where required
  • Produce reports using data produced / collated.
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  • Assisting with preparation of audits and inspections.
  • Support the management as and when required.
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  • Assist with audit and inspection preparation.
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  • Good administrative skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills  
  • Must have working knowledge of computer systems, word processing and spreadsheet applications
  • Ability to manage a complex document control process.
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  • Flexibility and adaptability to juggle a range of different tasks and to work extra hours to meet deadlines
  • Confident and ability to deal with people at all levels
  • Wiliness to undertake further development and training as and when required
  • Excellent IT skills, including knowledge of word, excel, outlook
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Excellent telephone manner and customer service skills
  • Good understanding of construction Health and Safety  
 
Rewards and benefits:
The salary is dependent on experience, plus benefits- please get in contact if you wish to know more information about this.
 
If you would like more information on this role and are interested, please click the apply button below!
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Location: Central London
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 + package
Start date: ASAP     
 
I am working with a main contractor in the Central London area who are looking for an experienced Project Surveyor to join an existing team of passionate and dedicated employees. The individual needs to have groundworks and civils experience including structures, basements, procurement, measures, cost reporting, pilings and demolition. Project sizes go from £0.5m - £15m and are all in Central London.
 
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  • Experience working on demolition
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  • Ability to take ownership and solve problems and implement actions
  • Commitment to customer care and customer focus
 
Rewards and benefits:
The salary is dependent on experience, plus benefits- please get in contact if you wish to know more information about this.
 
If you would like more information on this role and are interested, please click the apply button below!
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Location: London
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 + package
Start date: ASAP     
 
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  • A certified Asbestos Management qualification  
  • Previous experience in working in a H&S management role  
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  • Some experience in maintaining and implementing H&S, procedures and policies
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  • Willing to travel to various site locations
  • Ability to conduct regular site inspections
  • Good administrative skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Products including Excel and Word
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including report writing skills
  • Ability to work using your own initiative and cope with pressure
 
Rewards and benefits:
The salary is dependent on experience, plus benefits- please get in contact if you wish to know more information about this.
 
If you would like more information on this role and are interested, please click the apply button below!