Quantity Surveyor

  • Devon
  • Permanent / Full Time
Engineering
£43000 per year
Job ref: 438612B

Girling Jones have we an opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor to join a Response (voids and repairs works) business based in Woodbury. ( East Devon )
You may be a Cost Manager/ Commercial Analyst within the construction/ property services industry, and not currently working as a Quantity Surveyor, but that is ok, as we seek a commercially strong and financially focused individual who enjoys the technical aspects of contracting and enjoys an open and team focused environment, therefore we can be flexible with the commercial job title or background you come from.
We are committed to ensuring our teams achieve a great work life balance, and this role can be completed via a combination of remote and office-based working. We will also consider flexible working patterns, including compressed hours.
Benefits:

  • Be part of the company profit share scheme 
  • £43,000 Basic Salary
  • £6,500 Car Allowance OR Company car, both including a private mileage scheme and fuel card
  • Let us help you prepare for your future with an employer pension contribution of up to 7% or pay into a savings scheme 
  • Life, Medical and Permanent Health Insurance
  • 23 days annual leave, but you may want longer or less, so buy up to 5 days or sell up to 3 days per year
  • Access to an employee assistance program to support employee’s health and wellbeing, and offering free financial and legal advice

The Quantity Surveyor role:
As a Quantity Surveyor, you will actively price materials and labour for our repairs and maintenance workstream, focusing on reducing costs and improving efficiencies, therefore having a real impact on our profitability and our commercial success.
Specific tasks will include:

  • Being responsible for the financial and technical aspects of the contract across all workstreams, including procurement, invoicing, payments, cash flow and cost control
  • Minimising costs where possible, maximising value and making a profit
  • Working with direct labour and subcontractors, ensuring all work issued has labour targets to return agreed profit performance
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with the workforce, customers, subcontractors, suppliers, and our client
  • Procuring materials, plant, and subcontracts in line with our systems/procedures and contract budgets
  • Producing monthly contract valuations of the unit’s actual deliverables against the projected budget (CVRs) 

What will you bring as a Quantity Surveyor?

  • Proven experience in a similar commercial or quantity surveying role; we are open to considering various job titles that incorporate transferable commercial and financial responsibilities for example, financial analyst, commercial analyst, or management accountant 
  • A proven ability to minimise cost and maximise value, profit, and cash flow
  • Strong IT and Microsoft excel skills
  • Ability to process high volumes of data analysis
  • Experience in working with direct labour and subcontract procurement
  • Experience working on Schedule of Rates contracts is desirable, with the ability to price minor works from first principles. 

Additional Benefits include: 

  • Annual pay reviews
  • Medical and life insurance
  • Enhanced maternity/ paternity pay
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Trade discounts from our preferred suppliers for you and your friends and family
  • Specsavers vouchers
  • For information on all other additional benefits, we do to enhance your work/life balance,

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