Quantity Surveyor

Fawkes and Reece are now assisting in the search for a Quantity Surveyor to join a Regional Main Contractor out of their Oxford office.

The contractor is looking for a Quantity Surveyor to work within the Commercial team on various projects in and around Oxford. Projects are predominantly in the Education, Commercial, health care and leisure sectors and value anywhere up to £20mil and occasionally beyond. Projects are predominantly on JCT forms of contract so you must be competent with this (NEC is beneficial too).

The successful candidate will play a strong part in projects, reporting into the Senior Surveyor.

As Quantity Surveyor, your duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Financial reporting and control
  • Continually monitor and review, in detail costs and values of the works at hand.
  • Commercial forecasting
  • Ensure that the financial reports are produced and submitted in line with the company's reporting timetable.
  • Attend regular review and commercial control meetings.
  • Liaise closely with the Design and Project Management leads to ensure cross control
  • Management of Risk
  • Management of contract variations
  • Contract Review and production Meetings
  • Main Contract and External Valuations and Final Accounts
  • Management of Consultants and Subcontractors
  • Feedback to the Commercial manager of any price elements or unit prices which are considered to be seriously at variance with cost, giving details of shortfall.
  • Provide constructive comments on improving efficiency

The ideal Quantity Surveyor will have:

  • A construction related degree/equivalent qualification
  • At least 5 years experience post degree
  • Experience within Main Contracting
  • Experience acting as the lead surveyor on projects £1-10mil

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a Regional Main Contractor in a fantastic financial position who provides real progression opportunities and prides themselves on promoting from within.

If you feel you'd be a suitable applicant for the role, please apply direct or call the office for a confidential chat.

East London, England, UK