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    £250 - 300 per day

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    Lucy Patterson

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    0117 2033444

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    11 months ago

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Job title: Freelance Quantity Surveyor

Location: Warwickshire

Job type: Construction

Rate: Negotiable to £300 per day

The company:

You will be joining a well-established family business specialising in providing specialist contracting & ecology services to a range of clients across the UK.

The Role:

In the role of freelance QS you will assist the Operational team with support and advice on effective contract management across a growing package of projects.

Main Duties:

  • Provide commercial management of sub-contractors and suppliers
  • Liaise directly with client commercial team on day to day tasks, and flag the extraordinary to senior management
  • Dealing with quotations and monthly payments
  • Prepare, agree and provide on-going cost analysis
  • Monthly cost valuation reports
  • Analyse sub-contractor’s variation accounts
  • Agree of interim valuations and final accounts
  • Prepare and issue certification for contract payments to sub-contractors
  • Prepare forecasts
  • Ensure contract security or alert issues promptly and advise as to solutions
  • Ensure financial success of projects especially by improving forecasting systems and ensuring opportunity for disallowed costs is shut down promptly.

About you:

  • Degree in Quantity Surveying or Civil Engineering or NVQ Level 6 in Construction or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience postgraduate with experience in the environmental and ground engineering sector preferred
  • Knowledge of NEC3 suite of contracts
  • Have an ability in negotiating across the various levels of the construction environment
  • Confident with clients, meetings, and contractual duties and able to maintain a positive relationship with clients
  • Possess excellent numeracy and IT skills

What's in it for you?

On offer is a negotiable day rate to £300 (commensurate with experience)

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please click the link to apply or contact Lucy Patterson at Thorn Baker for a confidential discussion.

Key Skills: Quantity Surveyor, QS, Civils, Civil Engineering, Groundworks, NEC3