Quantity Surveyor (Manchester)

We are looking for an experienced Project Manager to join our growing project management team in Manchester. The role consists of overseeing construction projects from outset to completion on all commercial and financial aspects of construction projects. The role involves working with Project Team to allow projects to be delivered safely on time and to budget whilst ensuring high levels of client satisfaction.

What does the role involve?

  • Produce and oversee project measurements using Cost-X and BIM.
  • Undertake the production of cost plans.
  • Produce option studies.
  • Undertake benchmarking activities and input costs into data bases.
  • Undertake market research of material costs including obtaining quotations from suppliers.
  • Produce life cycle cost plans.
  • Undertake the production of cash flows.
  • Produce/input into risk registers, including costings.
  • Produce value engineering and value management reports.
  • Undertake the production of the procurement report.
  • Undertake the preparation of tender documentation.
  • Undertake the production of bill of quantities/pricing documents.
  • Oversee the tender process.
  • Produce tender evaluations and tender reports.
  • Support with the negotiation of the contract
  • Undertake the production and collation of contract documents.
  • Attend site visits and meetings with colleagues, clients, and other consultants.
  • Undertake Interim and final assessment of valuations.
  • Undertake the production of cost reports.
  • Undertake the change control process.
  • Undertake the evaluation of post contract variations.
  • To provide the following if appointed as the contractor administrator: or employers agent:
    • Set up instructions (CAI) template and register/log.
    • Manage and support the project team on snagging inspections.
    • Production and issuing of the certificates in accordance with the building contract – sectional completion, practical completion, end of defects etc.
    • Carry out post contract administration duties in accordance with the building contract.
  • Undertake negotiation of final accounts.
  • Review and settle disputes/ loss and expense claims.
  • Undertake comp checks of financial documents.
  • Follow Practice procedures concerning quality assurance.
  • Supporting and training Assistant Surveyors.
  • Any other duties as reasonably required of the role.

What skills and experience might a person need to undertake this this role?

  • Five years plus relevant experience.
  • Degree qualification (RICS accredited or equivalent).
  • Achieved or working towards MRICS.
  • Experience of working within the construction industry and commercial awareness of the construction process.
  • Excellent technical grounding in all main areas of cost management, contract suites and their application.
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of value engineering.
  • A client-centric outlook, with an ambition to deliver projects meeting client objectives cost effectively.
  • Experience of using a wide range of Microsoft Office packages and experience in using industry standard processes and systems.
  • Ability to deliver a project with minor support from senior staff from feasibility studies through to final account.
  • Able to effectively manage own time, tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Able to network and willingness to contribute towards business development.
  • Able to efficiently delegate tasks to assistants through the development of leadership skills.
  • Able to competently support assistants.

What makes a Fulkers person?

  • Friendly
  • Ambitious
  • Proactive
  • Professional
  • Supportive

What’s in it for you?

As well as our relaxed culture, friendly team, and exciting projects, you’ll also receive:

  • Competitive salary, dependent on experience
  • Car allowance (where applicable)
  • Health cover from day one and times two salary death in service benefit
  • Opportunity to earn annual bonus.
  • Annual salary review
  • Paid membership fees for relevant professional bodies
  • Company pension
  • 33 days holiday, including bank holidays, which increases once you have completed five years’ service.
  • A day off work on your birthday
  • Career development and training opportunities.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please send your CV to our Group Director in Manchester, Nick Gregory: nick.gregory@fulkers.co.uk