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Quantity Surveyor

Company: Willmott Dixon Group    Location: Manchester
Ranked as the 14th Best Company To Work For by the Sunday Times in 2017, Willmott Dixon is a people focused business that is driven by quality and customer service. To this day we remain family owned and take pride in our core values, which are embodied by each team member. We are now looking to expand our team in Yorkshire with an experienced Quantity Surveyor that will align themselves with our commitment to customer service, quality and our culture.

The main role of a Quantity Surveyor at Willmott Dixon is to provide commercial expertise and be responsible for the financial delivery of a project to ensure that it is procured and delivered within budget and to the highest quality whilst exceeding our customers expectations.

You will accurately value, certify and issue any relevant payment notices for the subcontract works in accordance with the conditions of their subcontract. Ensure that external valuations are submitted in accordance with conditions of the main contract and that payments are received by the due date, taking full responsibility for the projects cash position. Complete CVC reports, ensuring they accurately reflect the current position on site and the final profit projection

We strive to build and establish excellent working relationships with our supply chain, consultants and clients where appropriate, this will enable you to identify any potential disputes in a timely manner to your line manager and then implement effective resolutions.

You will work closely with the project team and commercial manager to achieve or exceed budgeted targets for your project.

In return we provide to you a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, the opportunities for you to develop your career with Willmott Dixon and the training to make this happen - but most importantly a great place to work with a true family ethos!

Essential and desirable criteria Essential Criteria
  • Successful procurement experience.

  • A strong working knowledge of MS Excel

  • Experience in Re-measurement of high risk packages and key trades.

  • A working knowledge of relevant contract conditions.

  • Experience of leading or assisting Financial/cost control on a relevant project.

  • Appropriate CSCS card.

  • Valid driving licence.

Desirable Criteria
  • Construction related degree

  • Working towards MCIOB or RICS

Personal Qualities Good communication skills at all levels

Prioritise and plan to deliver agreed objectives

Set demanding but achievable objectives for yourself

Monitor the quality of your work and take appropriate corrective action where necessary

Additional information Willmott Dixon embraces diversity in the workplace.