Quantity Surveyor in England, England, United Kingdom, United Kingdom

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor - also interested in speaking with Assistant Quantity surveyors.
Location: Ashford, Kent
Salary / Benefits: Circa £35000 - £50,000 depednign on experience / level
Start Date: immediate start available

Company Information:
My Client are a major supplier to the rail industry delivering a wide range of multi-disciplinary services across the infrastructure, specialising in
- Track Renewal and Maintenance Services, Planned and Reactive Maintenance
- Facilities Management, Support Services and Training
- Design, Construction & Building Works
Main Responsibilities
- Ensure monthly, interim and final valuations, applications for payment, reconciliations of valuations and costs, amounts for contract, subcontractors, specialists and suppliers are completed as required by the various contracts and deadlines
- Effectively manage the commercial team
- Assist with tenders as required
- Provide timely, accurate valuations and where required, cost forecasts and cash flows.
- Financial control of variations to the Contract.
- Maintain good relations with Clients and their representatives at all times. Represent the Company's interest at meetings held in connection with works on the relevant contract.
- Place subcontract work packages under relevant contract, in accordance with the procurement schedule.
- Carefully examine contract documents for all contracts under his control including contract conditions, bills of quantities, drawings, and other design information taking particular note of unreasonable terms, restrictions, special risks, forms of measurement, general accuracy and clarity of quantities and ensure that documents reasonably represent the work undertaken.
- Carry out detailed site measurement of works in progress including negotiations and agreements with Clients representatives for valuations of re-measured work as soon as each section is completed.
- Attend site progress meetings upon request or whenever it is considered in the company's interest to do so.
- Liaise with the Contract Manager/Project Manager in carefully recording all details involving contractual delays due to late receipt of design information, delays by subcontractors and suppliers, and any other means. Ensure the Company's interests are fully protected by correspondence and by any other means.
- Liaise with other Departments to ensure that prompt and adequate payments are received by the company for all work undertaken and ensure that prompt payments are made for all services rendered to the company.
- Safeguard all monies, property, documents and confidential information belonging to the Company, Clients or Personnel.
- Ensuring that subcontractors are selected in accordance with the CCS Management System.
- Liaison with the Quality/Safety Manager regarding the assessment of subcontractors.
- Ad hoc duties include liaising with client and sub-contractors on Operational issues and issuing the appropriate documentation.
- Any other duties as requested by line manager

The Ideal Candidate
Technical Competency Skills - Essential (E)
- Experience in a quantity surveying role
- Good organisational skills
- Understanding business contract requirements
- Ability to maintain a professional image at all times when representing the company
- Strong team player
Qualifications and Certifications - Desirable (D)
- Quantity Surveying degree or equivalent
- Experience with compilation of CDM documentation
- Knowledge of Network Rail Standards
Soft Skills
- Have good interpersonal communication (verbal, written and listening) skills, that will support the delivery of your duties and able to clearly explain tasks and inspire others with varying backgrounds
- Have high standards of attention to detail in all aspects of your work
- Show initiative and know when to escalate issues for Supervisor/ Management support.
- Be a team player with regards to sharing information, helping to resolve a problem, working towards common goals, properly dividing tasks between team members, etc.
- Have the ability to handle pressure and meet deadlines
Navartis Ltd is a specialist recruitment company supplying highly skilled technical and management professionals within the global Transportation, Civil Engineering & Utility industries, if you are seeking a new position our recruitment team can locate the opportunity to suit your needs.

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