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Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Coalville, Leicestershire
  • Salary: Up to £25 per hour
  • Contract hours: FullTime

Job provided by Barker Ross Group

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About the job


Barker Ross are recruiting for a
Senior Quantity Surveyor in the Coalville area (LE67) on a 3 Month contract based on 36.25 hours a week Mon Fri at a rate of £25 p/hr.

Core Purpose

To assist the Housing Asset Management Team in the coordination and management of cost control and procedures for the repairs and investment work of the Councils housing stock. To support the Housing Asset Management Team in producing and maintaining accurate financial information in compliance with the Councils standing orders.

To take responsibility for ensuring effective cost control measures are in place and budgets adhered to with regard to external and internal contracts.
To be responsible for building and maintaining effective relationships with contractors, customers and stakeholders, dealing with challenging situations as and when required.
To assist the Housing Procurement officer with the procurement of contracts.
Forecast cash flow and manage accruals sharing information with other stakeholders where required
Review contractor valuations on a timely basis, ensure all works are completed along with relevant associated paperwork and that they are paid in accordance with the contractor terms and conditions.
Be responsible for contract documentation and provide advice and support to the department on disputes etc.

Candidate Essentials

Confidence and resilience to deal with changing demands
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Works well under pressure to meet deadlines
Able to build rapport and maintain good relationships with a varying range of people
Effective influencing and negotiation with a range of people to achieve desired results
Ability to interpret complex financial information including project finances, budgets and valuations to ensure effective cost control Ability to effectively manage contractors including chairing contract meetings
Proven track record of staff management and development
Ability to produce financial reports
Contract knowledge, procurement and OJEU experience
Experience of supporting contract management team in housing refurbishment
Financial and budgetary experience

If you are interested in the role and would like to learn more about the role, please apply today!

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This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

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