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Quantity Surveyor

  • Location London
  • Closing date 25 Jun 2024
  • Hours 40

Kane Group are an established, and successful multi-disciplinary building services engineering contractor, with our Head Office based in Banbridge, Northern Ireland.

We're an innovative, forward-thinking company with continued steady growth serving residential, hospitality, education, commercial and healthcare sectors with offices in Northern Ireland, London, Birmingham, Glasgow and the Republic of Ireland.

We are actively looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join our Commercial team!

Scope of Role

You will play a key role in Mechanical & Electrical disciplines of building construction projects. Managing the costs from the early design plans, through to the Practical Completion & beyond and you will be responsible for securing the successful financial delivery of mechanical projects by controlling costs, progressing monthly valuations and managing variations and changes.

Key Responsibilities

  • The Quantity Surveyor will be responsible for securing the successful financial delivery of mechanical and electrical projects by controlling costs, progressing monthly valuations and managing variations and changes.
  • Build, manage & maintain relationships with clients, contractors, other construction professionals, suppliers and site staff.
  • Maintain financial control of projects including monthly valuations, job costing reviews and final accounts.
  • Follow up monthly valuations to make sure that payments are received on time as per the agreed contract conditions.
  • Prepare on-time monthly valuations following site measurements and work-in-progress reviews.
  • Complete and submit project documentation and correspondence within agreed Time Frames
  • Report to Commercial Manager & Managing Director.
  • Review and approve contracts ahead of signing – highlighting any potential issues, assumptions, and caveats.
  • Develop and implement robust processes and controls to increase efficiency and improve performance.
  • Any other duties required to fulfil the requirements of the position.

Qualification

Essential

  • Third level qualification in Quantity Surveying.
  • Working toward or qualified with RICS, CIOB or ICES

Experience and Knowledge

Essential

  • 3 years post qualification experience in a surveying role, preferably within a building construction environment.
  • Exceptional IT literacy including strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products, as well as cost value reporting procedures
  • Experience in the JCT form of contract administration from a client and Sub-Contractor perspective
  • Commercial awareness and astute sense of commercial risks posed

Desirable

  • 5 years post qualification experience in a surveying role, preferably within a building construction environment.

Abilities and Skills

  • Interpersonal Skills - Clear and Concise communicator with a positive demeanor. Awareness of other people and environment and own impact on these. Skilled with Team members and external Clients etc.
  • Tenacity - Ability to stay with a problem or line of thought until the matter is settled or the objective is no longer reasonably obtainable; perseverance.
  • Ownership - Takes on responsibility for delivery of work tasks/ projects. Takes pride in achievement.
  • Decisiveness - Readiness to evaluate alternatives, make decisions and judgements, and to take action.
  • Critical Thinking - Ability to draw sound inferences from facts, recognise assumptions, discriminate between strong and weak arguments, reason logically, become aware of advantages and disadvantages of proposed action.
  • Detail Handling - Tolerance for and ability to handle the details for the paperwork associated with the job.
  • Initiative - Actively influencing events rather than passively accepting; sees opportunities and acts on them. Originates action or ideas.
  • Proven Record - Proven record of delivering on-time quality work within budget and with minimal supervision.
  • Planned and organised - Establish an efficient course of action for self and for others that will allow attainment of deadlines and goals. Establish sense of urgency.

Company Benefits

  • Cash Health Plan to include Employee Assistance Programme
  • 4 x Salary Death in Service cover
  • Auto Enrolment Company Pension scheme (Salary Sacrifice)
  • Company Sick Pay Scheme, which is available upon successful completion of probation, and increases with service
  • Enhanced maternity & paternity benefits
  • Paid professional subscriptions
  • Variety of employee discounts
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Branded clothing
  • Active Social and Wellbeing Committees
  • Annual Health Checks
  • Full use of onsite state of the art gym
  • Awards for long service
  • Additional annual leave based on length of service
  • Training and development opportunities.
  • Free Onsite parking

Kane is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

If you think you have the expertise and knowledge to fulfill this role.

Apply today by sending your CV

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