Senior Quantity Surveyor - Freelance

Job Title: Senior Quantity Surveyor - Freelance
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: DE/SQS/55346_1556116648
Contact Name: Dylan Edwards
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Job Published: April 24, 2019 15:37

Job Description

A Freelance Senior Quantity Surveyor opportunity has become available with a premium listed housebuilder based in Oxfordshire. The position will oversee the commercial operations of a large site with multiple stages to deliver a quality product. A key position that will work closely with onsite and head office teams alike to deliver a successful commercial outcome. Initially a six to nine month contract with the genuine possibility of becoming a long term contract or permanent position.

Key elements of the role:

  • Prepare tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities
  • Prepare and analyse costings for tenders
  • Allocate work to subcontractors
  • Value completed work and arrange payments
  • Perform risk, value management and cost control
  • Assist in establishing the Directors requirements when undertake feasibility studies
  • Identify, analyse and develop responses to commercial risks
  • Provide advice on contractual claims
  • Analyse outcomes and write detailed progress reports
  • Maintain awareness of the different building contracts in current use
  • Understand the implications of health and safety regulations

Skills needed:

  • A practical, logical mind and a methodical way of thinking
  • A creative and innovative approach to problem solving
  • Strong numeracy and financial management skills
  • Write clear and precise reports
  • Residential development experience

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