Quantity Surveyor, Warrington, National Frameworks Division

We are currently recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor to work within our National Frameworks team in Warrington. The role of Quantity Surveyor takes commercial responsibility for the contract performance for allocated works to maximise both turnover and profitability for contracts allocated.

The successful candidate will have significant experience as an established QS within the fitout sector. Prior experience of working on framework contracts or fast paced fitout contracts is essential. Prior experience of working with a blue-chip contractor preferable.

You will ideally hold a relevant quantity surveying degree qualification and will have experience as an active and effective team member in respect of cost and commercial matters on fast-track/multiple projects within a banking or retail framework team. Interfacing with other members of the internal project team is vital, as is ensuring accuracy and quality are to the standard required by the client. You will take commercial responsibility for contract performance to maximise both turnover and profitability and will adhere to robust commercial process ensuring that the client obtains continued high quality and value for money.

Successful candidates will preferably come from a Fitout / construction and/or fast track banking/retail framework background. You will have at least 2 to 4 years working experience, be RICS-accredited (or working towards this in quantity surveying) and hold a full UK driving licence. Knowledge of NEC3/4 contracts is essential.

Personal Attributes
The successful individual will be a dedicated and results-driven surveyor with a successful background in the achievement of profitable contracts. An analytical approach and excellent time management skills are imperative to the role.

You will have strong commercial acumen with good negotiation skills, and the ability to liaise effectively with clients and architects to maintain/build robust relationships. You should have good communication skills as you will be required to express yourself in writing, and verbally at internal and external meetings.

You must also have a demonstrable ability to work well as part of a team, interacting positively with colleagues, and with internal and external clients.

Other information
Successful candidates must be willing to work out of the Warrington base location and be based on site as and when the job requires.

The successful candidates must:

  • Be flexible in terms of hours work
  • Hold a full UK driving licence
  • Be computer literate, be fully IT literate in MS Word and Excel (at intermediate level)
  • Hold a CSCS Regular site visitor card

This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful team. To apply, please submit your CV and covering note to recruitment@morrisandspottiswood.co.uk

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