Project Quantity Surveyor - Leeds

At GRAHAM, we’re not just one of the UK’s leading Facilities Management and Construction providers – we’re also a trusted partner, committed to enhancing the experience and making the lives of our clients’ easier. We are seeking a Quantity Surveyor to join our Team to support the commercial function to support the project delivery for our water supply and treatment utility client.

Energised by continued growth, and boasting an annual turnover in excess of £1bn per annum, we’re committed to investing in our people and creating the conditions for them to excel. If you are an experienced Quantity Surveyor with an appetite to succeed, we want you to join our team.

Location: Leeds 
Hours Per Week: Monday – Friday 37.5 Hours
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time 

The Quantity Surveyor will :

  • Ensure timely submission of account applications.
  • Prepare and submit Contract interim valuations.
  • Prepare monthly Work In Progress reports.
  • Prepare anticipated Final costs versus Final Forecast Recovery.
  • Lead on all pricing elements of project works in terms of commercial pricing and submission to client.
  • Close liaison with the client(s) commercial teams.
  • Payment of subcontractor accounts as and when required.
  • Prepare and issue subcontract documents.
  • Set-up and keep up to date RFI/COI Schedules in conjunction with the Contract Managers.
  • Report on buying gains/losses including the reporting of any future potential financial problems.
  • Negotiate rates/prices with subcontractors.
  • Attend progress / commercial meetings and represent the company in a commercial capacity
  • Prepare and update cashflow/expenditure profiles.
  • Manage contract WIP reduction, sales revenue and profit targets.
  • Work closely with the Contract teams; ensure optimum delivery of contracts whilst exercising control of costs, procurement, and management of the supply chain.
  • Work closely with the billing manager to continually improve and innovate cost reporting and invoicing for contracts

This job description is intended to give the post holder an appreciation of the role envisaged for the job title and

 the range of duties to be undertaken.  It does not attempt to detail every activity.  Specific tasks and objectives

 will be agreed with the post holder at regular intervals.

About You

Essential Criteria

  • Demonstrate previous experience in a QS role particularly within minor works contracts
  • Demonstrate a sound knowledge of the market
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills
  • Experience of managing profit and loss accounts and working to budgetary targets
  • Sound project management track record
  • Initiating, drafting and reviewing documents
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Demonstrate proficiency in IT applications- e.g. MS Word, Excel
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Demonstrate a sound knowledge of commercial and contractual issues in relation to Facilities Management and NEC 4

Desirable Criteria

  • 3rd Level Qualification
  • Experience of working within the blue light and educational sectors
  • Experience in open book accounting contracts

Our Commitment

We are proud to say that we are a committed Equal Opportunities Employer and we aim to be the first choice for people from all backgrounds. We seek to promote respect for the individual and equality of opportunities. We believe that everyone should be treated solely on the basis of personal merit and contribution throughout their GRAHAM career journey and not on the value of artificial barriers, prejudices, or preferences.

We are only able to consider applications from individuals who are eligible to live and work in the UK, as per Home Office regulations. Please check your eligibility with the regulations before applying. Individuals with a current time restricted right to work in the UK, should contact the Human Resources team in the first instance.

A basic disclosure may be requested if security clearance is required by 3rd party clients and a criminal record will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining a position. Our Access NI/Vetting and Barring Scheme Policy and Policy on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders is available upon request.

GRAHAM reserves the right to carry out checks to ensure the validity of an applicant’s experience and/or qualifications and we expect all applicants to comply with any such requests for information.  Failure to do so or evidence of any falsification of information will lead to either removal from the recruitment process or if already in employment potential termination of contract through the company disciplinary procedure.


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