McGinley Support Services
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Quantity Surveyor



  • Quantity Surveyor

    Location: North West Of England

    Permanent

    Due to continuing growth a vacancy has arisen for a Quantity Surveyor, ideally with a consultancy background in the North West of England.

    The successful candidate will join a long established multi-disciplinary team and work alongside other quantity surveyors, project managers, surveyors, engineers and senior professionals.

    The workload will be varied and will cover both public & private sectors.

    Our strong pipeline of work is based upon repeat basis combined with new wins, with our strength being the support of our Health, Education, Commercial & Local Government clients.


Job Description:


What you'll be doing:



  • Preparing and presenting order of cost estimates

  • Advising on procurement strategies

  • Preparation of tender documents (based on schedule of works, bills of quantities and employer's requirements) and managing the tender process

  • Input into value engineering

  • Preparation of tender reports

  • Compilation of contract documents

  • Assessment and agreement of interim valuations

  • Making cost checks and preparation of financial reports

  • Dealing effectively with post contract cost variances and the change control processes

  • Negotiation and agreement of final accounts

  • Cost-in-use studies


What we are looking for:



  • Minimum 2 years RICS APC experience

  • Sound cost management experience in professional practice

  • Excellent analytical skills and proficient in interrogating numerical and financial data

  • Sound presentation, verbal, written and communication skills

  • Personable and able to establish and maintain excellent working relationships with clients, in order to deliver a quality service and also maximise opportunities for repeat business

  • Proficient in a wide range of IT skills including Microsoft Office packages (specifically Microsoft Excel and Project.

  • Hold a full UK driving licence.






Essential Skills/Experience







At least 2 years experience, so if completing 3 year APC then as long as they've completed 2 years.


This is very much a Consultancy role not hard hat an hi viz so not from a building perspective.

Must have strong tender reporting experience and skills.


Must be happy to work direct with the client.