Quantity Surveyor

To apply for this job, complete the application form and return, via email or post to the HR Department at Clarke Telecom Head Office.


Quantity Surveyor
Clarke Telecom, Redhill
Redhill Office
Job Brief

The key responsibility of the Quantity Surveyor is to provide cost management to the business on all projects to ensure value for money for both the customer and Clarke Telecom.

The role has a responsibility to ensure maximum value at the lowest possible risk to the business.

Duties & Responsibilities

Responsible for:
• All commercial activities involved for all projects from inception to completion, the monitoring of costs and invoicing for all projects
• All commercial activities including tendering for other
• The production of cost/value analysis reports for the projects on a monthly basis during the whole life of the project
• Producing monthly reports to the business on key performance indicators on for cost & sales, cost analysis, trends etc
• The costing of variations during the works and the notification to the client
• Sourcing new sub-contractors when required in liaison with the project teams
• Ensuring project works/sites are built within budget without quality being compromised and conducting where possible post implementation reviews with the project teams to maximise any commercial opportunity or advantage
• Keeping work in progress to a minimum by ensuring regular invoicing etc

• Liaison with the Build managers/Project managers to appoint relevant sub-contractors for each project and within defined budgets
• Ensuring invoicing to the client is carried out in accordance with the contract and the project, Production of final accounts and liaison with the Client or the Clients QS for agreement
• Liaison with internal customers (Design/Build teams etc) on costs on design and works required to fully support their projects and the customer declaration process in the case of Cornerstone
• Preparation of Tenders & Cost advice for projects as requested

Essential Knowledge and Skills

• Higher level qualifications in a numerate subject
• Experience of working in a commercial/build environment
• Good commercial acumen
• Good communication skills (internal external)
• Good negotiation skills,
• Ability to work under pressure
• Excellent time management,
• Good IT Skills High level with Excel (Office Suite)
• Supplier Relationship Management Skills
• Able to manage Sub Contractors
• Well organised
• Have passion to succeed
• Good communicator
• Analytical
• Delivery focused and assertive
• Able to work in a Team environment and an effective team player
• Ability to manage complexity and changing targets

Desirable Knowledge and Skills

• Previous Mobile Telecom Experience

Hours of Work

Complete the application form, and return via email to careers@clarke-telecom.com or post to the HR Department at Clarke Telecom Head Office.

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