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Senior QS | Leading Developer/Contractor | Hertfordshire | £80k+P

Senior QS | Leading Developer/Contractor | Hertfordshire | £80k+P

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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Leading Developer/Contractor


Up to £80,000 + Package

An experienced professional with a minimum of 10 years of industry experience who has demonstrated performance that exceeds the requirements expected of a Quantity Surveyor.

Overview of Role & Responsibilities

  • Site Measurement and measurement from drawings
  • Preparing cost plans for speculative development schemes and Client schemes to assess financial viability.
  • Preparing strategies for achieving exceptional profitability on our construction projects that do not denigrate the quality or client relationships.
  • Completion and agreement of monthly interim valuations with the Employer’s appointed representative.
  • Preparation and agreement of the Final Account with the Employer’s appointed representative.
  • Assisting the Site Manager with record keeping including producing allocation sheets with sufficient detail to enable variations to be identified and contra charges to be recorded where appropriate.
  • Managing all Commercial and Contractual issues pre and post-contract on multiple Major Works projects ranging in value £1m to £20m.
  • Review and produce considered appraisals of Tender conditions for projects that Jarvis Contracting is tendering, reviewing these with the Commercial Director and negotiating risk-managed terms with the Employer’s appointed representative
  • Preparing cost plans for speculative development schemes and Client schemes to assess financial viability.
  • Commercial management of a number of sub-contractor accounts including agreeing to final accounts, and identifying change and variations to enable recovery through the Main Contract of additional costs incurred.
  • Pricing variations and scope changes and agreeing on these with the Employer’s appointed professional representative.
  • Having a working knowledge of relevant Sub-Contractor and Main Contract contractual matters relevant to the works being managed.
  • Completing Cost and Value reconciliation reports for each project and submitting to the Commercial Director on a monthly basis.
  • Placing all Sub-Contractor and Supplier Orders including providing a detailed analysis of the tender returns for each trade and discussing the best alternative with the Commercial Director prior to executing the Sub-Contractor.
  • Complete responsibility for all sub-contract commercial and contractual management.
  • Commercial Management of any Director labour resources.
  • Preparation and submission of delay notices and loss and expenses claim forms.
  • Attend Marketing events as and when necessary and promote the Jarvis brand when meeting Clients, Consultants and Sub-Contractors.
  • Fulfilling administration duties including recording progress, taking photographic records, keeping a site diary and paperwork filing.
  • Placing Sub-Contractor orders including completing analysis of tenders and producing a summary of compliance and qualifications raised during the tender process
  • Assist with the completion and presentation of the Project Execution Plan, prior to commencement on site.
  • Constantly reinforce and deliver a client-first approach in with the company mission statement.
  • Attend and assist with the completion of documentation for Project Review Meetings (PRM)
  • Ensure all subcontractors are included within Supply Chain Database
  • Look to introduce new subcontractors to expand company’s Supply Chain Database
  • Mentoring junior staff



  • Financial analysis and management
  • Strategic planning
  • Business planning
  • Leadership and management
  • Budget handling
  • Excellent IT and Maths
  • Good organisation and planning
  • People management
  • Negotiating skills
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Change management
  • Recruitment and selection
  • Excellent communication
  • Conflict management
  • Assertive
  • Influencing
  • Performance management
  • Meeting management
  • Presentation
  • Financial reporting
  • Commercial management
  • Time Management
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Job Overview
Land & Planning
Offered Salary
£80,000 + Package

Ross Henderson

Manading Director + Headhunter

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