Quantity Surveyor

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  • 0 - 10000 USD / Year

Morgan Sindall Construction

Quantity Surveyor

Location: Plymouth
Project Based

We are looking for an experienced and talented Quantity Surveyor to assist the Commercial Team with quantity surveying duties in conjunction with other team members and provide effective financial and contractual control on all contracts allocated within the South West. This position is project based.

About Morgan Sindall:
Morgan Sindall Construction is an Investors in People Platinum employer providing national construction services to private and public sector customers across a range of markets. Together, we create great results for our customers, partners and people. We are one of the UK’S most successful Tier 1 contractors. As a progressive and ambitious company, our employees benefit from a safe and rewarding working environment.

About the role:

You will be working within our Plymouth business, where you will:

  • Contribute to achieving the appropriate commercial result through the provision of accurate financial reporting
  • Manage subcontractor supplier accounts, financially and contractually, in order to secure full entitlements under the contract
  • Understand fully the customer’s needs and ensure effective relationships are built and maintained by consistently high customer service and onsite delivery Provide support to the site team on contract requirements
  • Identify, secure, and deliver the business forecast in both turnover and margin, place subcontract orders in accordance with the main contract and manage subcontractor accounts ensuring payments are timely and correct and any other commercial issues are resolved
  • Monitor subcontractor against programme
  • Obtain the most competitive quotes by understanding current market trends. Assist in the production of cost value reconciliation reports and forecast cash recovery and ensure that both are kept in line with target
  • Ensure applications for payment and invoices are completed and submitted to ensure payment is made to terms and within work in progress (WIP) and cash targets.
  • Ensure compliance with all contractual requirements. Monitor internal expenditure against budget. Maximise efficiency of reporting techniques/systems.
  • Seek opportunities to maximise value and minimise costs in line with Morgan Sindall Values
  • Operate the systems that are in place to provide the information necessary to manage the contract
  • Ensure all customers and stakeholders have an exceptional customer service and work to achieving Perfect Delivery on all projects
  • Support and coach other team members’ commercial and contractual awareness
  • Liaise with the customer, customer representatives and other third parties on commercial issues, including agreement of variations, claims and additional payments
  • Financial closure of projects ensuring all costs and value are allocated in correct systems in accordance with financial timetable.

What are we looking for:

As an experienced Quantity Surveyor, you will have a good understanding of construction techniques and a BSc or HND (or equivalent) in Quantity Surveying or other equivalent commercially related subject, and/or RICS Membership.

You should have strong knowledge of collating and / or producing site records necessary for interim and final account payments and cost reports, including materials received records, understanding of period cost reporting, experience with COINS,

To thrive in our business, you should share our passion for the project at hand and enjoy working in an inclusive and hardworking team environment. At Morgan Sindall Construction our employees work collectively, encouraging and challenging each other to succeed. Across our business we treat everyone equally and have developed a community where voices are heard, and respected.

What can we offer you:

Working in our Plymouth business, you will be part of a growing and dynamic team of people who are passionate about what they do and enjoy the challenge and pace of work in a hardworking and fun construction environment. No day will be the same and we challenge each other to deliver what’s right for our customers.

Our culture is so important to us and defines the way we go about our business. We are inclusive, supportive and team focused and take pride in the longstanding and committed relationships we have with our supply chain partners.

Our culture places a huge amount of trust in our team – we all know what is expected of us and we are committed to delivering as individuals and as a team.

Equality Statement:

Morgan Sindall Construction seeks to recruit the best person for each of our roles, based on merit alone and free from bias. We’re committed to treating all our job applicants fairly and with respect, irrespective of their background, disability, or any other protected characteristic.

We recruit individuals who embody our core values of professionalism, expertise and trust which has given us a fantastic variety of people and cultures across our organisation.

We celebrate our diverse teams who make Morgan Sindall Construction the inclusive, collaborative and rewarding place it is to work. We hire the best in the industry, provide them the support to achieve their goals and challenge them to make a real impact on our business. If you want to join an organisation that truly sees and harnesses what makes you unique, apply to us today.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement:

Our aim is to create a workplace built on acceptance, respect, and inclusion, where everyone feels that they belong and can make a meaningful contribution. We encourage applicants regardless of religion, ethnicity, nationality, disability status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, family, or parental status. Morgan Sindall Construction is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited with the Positive About Disabled People ‘Two Ticks’ accreditation. We are also an Investors in People company.

Morgan Sindall is unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK. In the recruitment process all applicants are required to provide the necessary right to work information and documentation. Our recruitment process should be accessible to all.

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