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Development Quantity Surveyor

  • Location:

    Cork

  • Sector:

    Professional & Technical Jobs

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Market related

  • Contact:

    3D Personnel

  • Contact phone:

    +353 (0)861841361 /

  • Job ref:

    VAC-12240

  • Published:

    6 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    20-11-2018

Vacancy: Development Quantity Surveyor

Location: Cork

Salary: €70k + package

3D Personnel’s client are currently recruiting for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join a leading developer in Cork. The successful person will be an enthusiastic hardworking person who will join the team and add value to the company. This is a great opportunity to gain long term employment with a leading developer that provides great salaries and opportunities for progression.

The role:

  • Assist in the preparation of initial budgets and cost plans.
  • Advise on procurement strategy.
  • Develop and maintain value adding partnerships and relationships for the good of the business in terms of products and services – optimising price, technical specifications,  quality and on-time delivery.
  • Manage key supplier relationships through consistent appraisal and review.
  • Prepare works tender packages and contract documents, analyse and compare quotations received.
  • Identify, analyse and respond to commercial risks.
  • Complete sub-contractor documentation in accordance with company procedures.
  • Monitor works packages against budgets, assessing variation claims and preparing progress reports.
  • Provide advice on contractual claims.
  • Participate in project meeting to ensure that all commercial and contract procedures are properly implemented.
  • Assist and advise on all expenditure against contract, to avoid unnecessary spend, ensure value for money and maintain a clear audit trail.
  • Maintain files on all projects to include the contract, all correspondence, changes, amendments, clarifications and payment schedules.
  • Monitor and ensure that project planned spend is maintained.
  • Provide forecast pricing information for annual budgets and business plans.
  • Ensure prompt response and resolution of all queries received from senior management.
  • Process material orders in a timely manner.
  • Compile and maintain library of prices on coins.

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  Requirements:

  • Degree qualified Quantity Surveying or a related discipline, i.e construction management/Purchasing
  • You will have 2-3 years' experience as a Quantity Surveyor
  • Excellent communication skills, both written & verbal
  • Strong working knowledge of contract documents, construction practices & techniques
  • Ability to interpret & make calculations based on drawings
  • Flexible & professional approach to work, self-motivated, confident & organised
  • Sound IT skills including Microsoft Office & Excel