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QS Manager In House

QS Manager In House

  • Location

    Reading

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £400 - £500 per day

  • Contact:

    Tom Dykes

  • Contact email:

    tom.dykes@1st-executive.com

  • Job ref:

    J689764_1720285879

  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-08-05

Role: QS Manager

Location: Reading - Hybrid Working 2 days On Site

Salary: £500 p/d inside IR35

Requirement: QS Manager for Internal Support across Commercial and Procurement teams involved in large complex infrastructure projects.

Opportunity: Join a large existing team involved in Billion Pound projects delivering on strategically challenging and complex programmes - supporting the UK economy and innovative scientific technological research with applications across the wider UK manufacturing Sector.

Role Overview:

Sitting between the Commercial and Procurement teams and their incumbent suppliers you are driving accountability and performance by rigorously scrutinising contract delivery against responsibility and managing all costs relating to building and civil engineering projects. From initial calculations to the final figures, you will play a key role in ensuring that projects are completed within budget and to the highest standards of quality and safety. Communicating clearly to all stakeholders throughout the project from inception to delivery.



Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and manage project budgets, estimates, and cost plans.
  • Conduct feasibility studies and cost analyses.
  • Negotiate contracts and manage procurement processes.
  • Assess, value, and approve variations and change orders.
  • Monitor and report on project progress, costs, and financial forecasts.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant regulations and standards.
  • Collaborate with project managers, engineers, architects, and other stakeholders.
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to junior quantity surveyors and other team members.


Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Quantity Surveying, Construction Management, or a related field.
  • Professional membership with RICS, CIOB, or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in quantity surveying within the construction industry.
  • Proven track record of managing costs on large-scale construction projects.
  • Strong negotiation, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Proficient in relevant software applications (e.g., MS Excel, CostX, CATO, etc.).
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.


What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunity to work on high-profile projects.
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment.
  • Professional development and career growth opportunities.

If you want to join an organisation responsible for driving the UK economy forwards with robust procurement practice and behaviours and you are ready for the challenge of taking your career to the next level then contact me directly today, send your CV to tom.dykes@1st-executive.com and and please apply online so we can arrange a time to discuss your background, suitability and the role itself in more detail.