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Alexander Fisher Recruitment
Quantity Surveyor
UK Residents Only

  • Great Salary depending on experience – negotiable for the right person
  • Hands On highly experienced QS for NHS Projects based in London
  • Working directly for Director Level – Great Career Potential within growing Division
  • Confident Leader supporting on-site Management
  • Used to bringing in projects finished to a high level

Experienced Quantity Surveyor required to work on high value NHS Projects based around the London area with monthly meetings in Essex.
We have worked with this Client for many years and this is a new role working within their NHS Division of the business ensuring that that you support the Team to bring the construction projects in on time and within budget. This role is reporting directly to the Project Director running the project from start to finish, supporting the Commercial needs of staff and subcontractors on site and completing the project to a high standard. Examples of refurbishment recent projects – hospital lounge upgrade – roof terraces – office conversions. Values up to 5m plus.
This is a great opportunity to work for a Company who have high staff retention, a great working environment and a family owned business who look after their staff well.
Quantity Surveyor Role Responsible for managing commercial and contractual elements of construction projects. Works closely with the Project Manager to ensure the on-budget delivery of construction projects.

Quantity Surveyor Responsibilities
Discuss the client s requirements for a pre-tender meeting with relevant departments, present and answer all questions regarding cost of works.
Price/forecast the cost of the different materials needed for the project.
Prepare tender documents, contracts, budgets, bills of quantities and other documentation.
Track changes to the design and/or construction work and adjust budget projections accordingly.
Procure or agree the services of contractors and/or subcontractors who work on the construction on the project.
Measure and value the work done on the project.
Pay subcontractors in accordance agreed valuations.
Liaise with the client and other construction professionals, such as site managers, project managers and site engineers.
Select and/or source construction materials.
Write and present commercial reports using company templates.
Preparation and collation of relevant information/ documentation for handover meeting, ensuring all teams are suitably briefed.
Discuss the client s requirements for a pre-tender meeting with relevant departments, present and answer all questions regarding cost of works.
Participate in post-tender meetings with clients.
Manage the change control process for projects.
Manage the valuation process on projects.
Adhere to company procedures & policies.
Work collaboratively with all disciplines within the project and develop a team approach to assist in the successful delivery of construction projects.
Manage and report on project cashflow forecast.
Prepare and present CVR schedule on monthly basis to board.
Support the delivery team to report on sub-contractor/ supplier performance.
Track retention and invoice when due.
Validate on site progress and formailise valuation for the client.
Review and comment on subcontract valuations
Lead implementation and recording of change, coordinating with the programme manager and project manager.
Keep detailed and temporaneous project records and ensure filing is aligned with the BMS.
Quantity Surveyor Qualifications
10 years + experience of being in an Estimator or Quantity Surveyor role.
Degree or HNC/HND qualified and professional qualifications in a relevant technical discipline are highly desirable.
Knowledge of building, material components, building regulations, estimating (including taking-off) and H&S.
Management skills basic programming, planning, compiling reports.
Word processing and computer skills for record keeping/data entry and report writing Word and Excel.
Knowledge of contractual procedures and responsibilities. A working knowledge of the NEC & JCT contract.
Good negotiation, influencing and communication skills; well-spoken and personable.
Strong analytical and reasoning abilities.
Good organisation skills and attention to detail.
Highly numerate with well-developed ability to accurately manipulate numerical information.
Evidence of maintaining a professional, consistent and fair approach.
Self-motivated with the ability to work alone or within a team.
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
Due to the nature of the role criminal checks will need to be undertaken

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