Quantity Surveyor

  • Permanent
  • Hampshire, United Kingdom
  • £60,000 to £65,000 per annum

Quantity Surveyor
Salary TBC

Stride Resourcing are working with a Regional Contractor and are currently recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor to be based at their office in Hampshire.

Job Purpose:

The driver for developing contract value optimisation, tracking Divisional performance of the services business, will continue to develop and implement a consistent commercial framework for the projects business and develop/adapt and implement a proactive approach to risk management reducing risk to as low as reasonably practical. The role will include leading the assessment and delivery of projects in line with Group policies and procedures

Principal Accountabilities:
Implement, direct, monitor and control the commercial framework consistently as required by the customer contract, risk and legal requirements
Improve the profitability and competitive performance of the business through selling and negotiating skills and maximising opportunities
Relentless pursuit of reduced risk and optimised profit on a contract/contract basis and of additional valuable opportunities
Establish business relationships with operations, estimators & finance functions within the division
Provide monthly business analysis of the BU projects to Commercial Manager and Contract Manager
Provide commercial input to business proposals
Full responsibility for the negotiations, valuations, interims and final accounts
Protect our clients brand” through the application of professional commercial practice and principles
Provides effective and appropriate leadership, including team spirit and company ethos, culture and values
Accountable for own development plan for continuous improvement of competences in relation to our client’s career development program

Qualifications and Experience:
Extensive experience in general cost estimating
Experienced in contract value optimisation
Experience in preparing and negotiating legal and commercial aspects of sizeable contracts
Experience of NEC3 contracts.
A thorough understanding of the principles of risk management
Strong analysis and report writing skills demonstrating attention to detail
Able to work as part of a team and communicate issues to both Divisional Commercial Manager and local colleagues
Proven ability to contribute to the development of long-term business plans and commercial strategy
Proven experience in negotiating complex deals with third party suppliers
Ideally qualified to HNC/degree level in engineering, commercial management, business administration or facilities management
Essential Personal Attributes:
Willingness to train, update and improve themselves for the benefit of the contract
Ability to think and react to immediate problems and issues without losing sight of or compromising long term goals
High standard of personal integrity and professionalism with the adaptability to change
Ability to lead and act with authority when required
Pro-active approach
Deductive Reasoning – the ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense
The ability to make decisions and solve problems – analysing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems
The ability to organize, plan an


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