Quantity Surveyor

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My client in Newark is currently in need of a Quantity Surveyor to be based at their factory and head office in Newark, and may need to visit site as and when required. ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:
• The candidate will be qualified to degree/HND or HNC in Quantity Surveying or a similar commercial degree in construction.
• A full valid driving licence.
• Will need to be CSCS qualified. For the position advertised the candidate will need to demonstrate an appropriate level of experience in the construction industry as a quantity surveyor. RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES INCLUDE: Generally helping the Senior Quantity Surveyor and projects team in managing the commercial processes at the factory, office and site, including but not limited to the following:
• Communicating with the senior surveyor on a daily basis advising of any issues that may affect the cost, value or period of the project.
• Be able to communicate Contract/Sub-Contract advice to site based staff, eg procedures such as how notification of a change is recorded etc.
• Risk management - help and facilitate the construction team to identify cost and manage risk to minimise the impact to the project.
• Assist, advise on and mitigate the effects of disputes - Recognise potential contractual issues on site and make good records including photographs and written statements to protect Caledonian's interests.
• Keeping accurate relevant records including records of plant on/off hire, records of labour hours and numbers, records of any potential client contra charges etc.
• Ensure subcontract accounts are managed within budgets and subcontracts/final accounts are signed and agreed in a timely manner.
• Collate commercial information for drafting Cost Value Reconciliations on a monthly basis to deadlines.
• Placement of subcontract orders to our standard terms including placement of ITT's and ensuring notices and payment are made on time.
• Dealing with Subcontract disputes and ensuring payment notices are in place and in line with current legislation.
• Timely and properly recorded Applications to Clients.
• Producing Project Variations including tracking documents and assessment of value taken to monthly Cost Value Reconciliation document.
• Final Accounts - early assessment of and timely submission of final accounts giving regular updates to the client to ensure expectations are aligned.
• Taking-off quantities to help build up a cost data base to assist the Business Development team.
• Assessment of turnover at month end. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
• A good knowledge of construction methods and materials.
• Budget handling skills.
• Excellent IT and maths skills.
• A good understanding of Building Regulations and other legal guidelines.
• Excellent communication and negotiating skills. The salary for this position is paying up to £45k per annum and also includes an attractive holiday package as well as pension scheme with additional benefits. If you would like to be considered then please respond with an up to date CV

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