POSITION: QUANTITY SURVEYOR

PST Sport is currently looking for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join our Commercial Team. As Quantity Surveyor, you will be reporting directly to the Commercial Director.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious, talented Quantity Surveyor to grow in a company with big aspirations, and the successful candidate will play an integral part in the continued success of PST Sport.

PST Sport offer competitive salaries, continuous professional development and the ability to progress your career with a world-class construction company.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

This will involve conducting general QS activities such as estimating, procurement, conducting feasibility studies, conducting tender evaluations, issuing tender packages, cash flow projections, post-contract cost control, project monitoring and other related activities. The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for the following:

  • Reporting on financial performance of projects;
  • Managing margin;
  • Preparation and negotiation of tender submissions;
  • Measuring and Quantity Take-Off from drawings;
  • Producing Bills of Quantities;
  • Sourcing pre-project information;
  • Visit site and record information about access, ground conditions, existing services etc.;
  • Analysing sub-contractor quotations and checking inclusions and exclusions;
  • Sourcing competitive rates on materials;
  • Conducting feasibility studies to estimate materials, time and labour costs;
  • Pre-contract cost control, complete budgeting Schedules for projects after order is received;
  • Liaise with operations division regarding construction methodologies and program. Ensure that the operations team fully understand the tender adjudication and handover;
  • Contribute to the identification of risk and pricing of risks throughout the bid;
  • Attend pre and post tender interviews, client meetings;
  • Liaising and reporting to Senior Management in relation to on-going projects submissions;
  • Attend regular pipeline meetings to review current tender submission requirements and communicate effectively to keep management up-to-date on project submission status whilst also tracking and resolving issues;
  • Keep abreast of various changes in industry and competitive environment in which the company operates;
  • Maintain good relationships with prospective clients and professionals to promote further tender invitations;
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned;
  • Manage day to day commercial and contract activities;
  • Undertake contract administration, including change management and maintenance of associated registers (e.g. Change Order Log);
  • Negotiate and obtain best value with placement of subcontract orders;
  • Participate in the management of project budgets, cost plans and feasibility studies as appropriate;
  • Validate and approve sub-contractors’ interim applications and final submissions including compliance with the Construction Contracts Act;
  • Lead pre-appointment subcontractor meeting to ensure scope is clearly defined and appoint subcontractor in line with subcontract terms and with any flow downs from the main contract to mitigate any contractual risk;
  • Prepare accurate monthly Cost Value Reports for review with Commercial Managers;
  • Maximise cash flow through prompt submission of Monthly Valuations.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED

  • A qualification in Estimating or Quantity Surveying is a requirement;
  • Minimum of 2-5 years’ experience in the construction industry (preferably experience with a main contractor) – experience in Groundworks and Utilities would be an advantage;
  • Good understanding of construction methods, specifications, and the ability to read, understand and measure drawings;
  • Display high capability of extracting quantities from drawings and ensure that accurate pricing is delivered within specified time frames;
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office, Dropbox etc.
  • Experienced with estimating software;
  • A strong command of the English language and good written and oral communication skills;
  • Excellent organization and time management skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities at once;
  • Self-starter and ability to organise the workday around assigned activities and priorities with minimum supervision;
  • Ability to work successfully as part of a team;
  • Experience of pricing work under various forms of contract including Traditional, Target Costs, Public works Design & Build, Specification & Drawing or JCT form of contract.

 

    HOW TO APPLY

    To apply for this position, please forward your CV to hr@PSTsport.com