Senior Quantity Surveyor

Senior Quantity Surveyor required a leading Main Building Contractor to work on a large-scale project in South Dublin.  Our client has a great reputation in the industry and has grown extensively over the past few years.  The successful Senior QS will have responsibility for several projects and report to the commercial manager.  The ideal candidate will have at least 7 years’ experience in quantity surveying experience with a contractor.

Requirements:

  • Degree in Quantity Surveying
  • Minimum of 7 years of professional experience with proven track record in dealing with Subcontractors and Clients in relation to Valuations, Variations, Final Accounts and cost reporting
  • Displays through understanding of specifications, bills of quantities, and drawings
  • Displays high capability of extracting quantities from drawings and issuing enquiries to sub-contractors and suppliers to ensure that accurate quotations are received within specified time frames
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office and other Quantity Surveying Packages
  • Proven track record in Commercial / Industrial Projects
  • Demonstrates excellent budgetary responsibility
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to provide and explain accurate reporting.
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills with ability to manage multiple priorities at once.
  • Self-starter and ability to organise the workday around assigned activities and priorities with minimum supervision. Must be highly flexible with a high level commitment to success.
  • Ability to work successfully as part of a team with wide variety of individuals demonstrating effective interpersonal skills

 

 Role:

  • Liaising and reporting to the, the Project Director and the Contracts Manager.
  • Liaising with the Design Team to ensure requirements and specifications are met
  • Develop and maintain relationships with Client Representatives
  • Attend regular site meetings
  • Reviewing tender enquiries and tender analysis for projects.
  • Estimating and tendering for projects in conjunction with Head Office Team.
  • Negotiating new projects and fixed price premiums which are cost effective
  • Organising and chairing pre-award meetings with new sub-contractors
  • Subcontract purchasing and monitoring of packages on site
  • Monitoring of contra charges and notification to sub-contractors
  • Sub-contractor re-measurement, interim and final account payments
  • Processing fortnightly / monthly sub-contractor payment certificates
  • Compiling the variation log an signing off on variations with Project Quantity Surveyors
  • Issuing interim payment applications to the Project Quantity Surveyor and correlating payments received.
  • Final account preparations at the end of the project
  • Cost monitoring and reporting using construction computer software and attending monthly cost reporting meetings
  • Cash flow forecasting for projects and issuing monthly reports to accounts
  • Keeps abreast of various changes in industry and competitive environment in which the company operates.
  • Where required provide leadership, motivation and mentoring to intermediate & Junior Quantity Surveyors so as to encourage optimum performance.
  • Perform Other Duties and Projects as assigned

 

Salary:

  • Excellent salary circa €80k – €90K
  • Top benefits package.
  • Excellent career development.
  • Company vehicle or vehicle allowance.

 

If you are a Senior Quantity Surveyor looking for your next career move, please send your CV or call Declan Hasson for a confidential discussion.  We will not send your cv to any client without your permission.   GPC is a specialist construction recruitment consultancy based in Dublin with more than 22 years’ experience working in the recruitment of construction professionals within Ireland and Internationally.

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