Quantity Surveyor / Cost Consultant

North Yorkshire
£240.00 - £300.00 per day
29 Oct 2018
26 Nov 2018
Georgina Guest
Job Type

Quantity Surveyor / Cost Consultant Interim Contract (12-18 months)

Your new company
Hays are delighted to working for a well-established Construction & Engineering organisation who specialise in the Oil and Gas, Industrial and Infrastructure sectors. They are looking to recruit a Quantity Surveyor / Cost Engineer on a contract basis for a start ASAP.

Your new role
Your role will be working as part of the commercial team, tracking project progress, issue daily, weekly and monthly reports, issue monthly valuations, report all variations on a regular basis throughout the contract and interface with the Client directly when and as required. Liaising with subcontractors monitoring their progress to ensure it is accurately reflected and process monthly valuation when required. Report directly to the Project Manager / Commercial Manager on all estimating and surveying functions, which you are responsible for.


  • To ensure participation in handover of construction meetings for any and all projects concerned.
  • Ensure maximum profitability on projects under his / her control by pro-actively approaching your duties and exercising commercial acumen.
  • Prepare cash flows and update as necessary - analyse timing of sales and costs.
  • Ensure good working relationships with clients portraying yourself as professional and company as a respectable organisation, by ensuring that client correspondence / documentation is prepared in a professional manner - close links established with key client personnel.
  • Compile monthly reports as directed by the Commercial Manager / Project Commercial.
  • Carry out monthly measure on site and prepare monthly applications to include all values relating to labour materials management, plant and equipment and escalation.
  • Monitor progress on site ensure that where applicable claims for recovery of loss and expense are submitted timeously and agreed with client, liaising with Project Manager / Commercial Manager and referring to the appropriate conditions of contract.
  • High light to the Commercial Manager areas in which target cost and sales are not being achieved by means of a weekly reports / spent earned ratios.
  • Comply with company procedures in relation to commercial matters.
  • Assist in the development of the company by developing contacts within the industry.
  • Monitor activities of the Junior Quantity Surveyor by checking work completed and quality.
  • Any other adhoc duties as assigned from time to time.

  • What you'll need to succeed

    • Degree in Quantity Surveying and/or electrical engineering. Trade back-round is also an advantage.
    • Minimum 2 years of experience in quantity survey functions for E&I contracting industry operations.
    • Technical and practical knowledge of all phases of contract development, award, administration and close-out relating to a multi-discipline construction project.
    • Knowledgeable of current industry and technical developments.
    • Strong working knowledge of administering FIDIC or ICE and other similar contract formulation standards.
    • Proven track record with recognized international standard contracting companies.

    What you need to do now
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