Quantity Surveyor

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    WellMax Scaffolding Ltd
    Published
    May 12, 2022
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    Contact Number
    0844 335 0874

    Description

    WellMax Scaffolding are an award-winning scaffolding contractor recognised for our innovative solutions and technical expertise on iconic projects across London and the South East.  Operating since 2008, WellMax is a market leader in its field. We are immensely proud of our involvement on prestigious projects including the British Museum, KoKo, O2 to name just a few most recent.

    An exciting opportunity has become available for a full-time Quantity Surveyor to join the commercial team at our Head Office in Chelmsford, Essex. If you are enthusiastic, self-motivated and looking for an employer that wants to see you achieve your potential, we would love to meet you.

    Day in, day out, our commercial team manage a varied portfolio of projects in some of the most challenging conditions and we strive to deliver and exceed our clients’ expectations.

    We are looking for someone with a likeminded attitude to strengthen our team and work collectively to build on the success of WellMax for the future.

    Responsibilities

    Reporting to Commercial Manager

    • In conjunction with the relevant Operations / Management team, be accountable for the profitability of the projects, and help develop an appropriate commercial strategy to ensure delivery of required margins
    • Contribute to the management of our cost reporting system, ensuring all financial information is up-to-date, tracked and adaptions are included
    • Attend relevant client and design team meetings
    • Produce detailed valuations concisely and on time, including budgetary valuations and projected future costs which will involve regular communication with the Client
    • Management of all record keeping from site including site photographs and site diaries
    • Delivery of client monthly accounts in line with agreed expectations
    • Timely agreement of final accounts
    • Prepare claims documentation where necessary
    • Be responsive to the activities of junior members of the team, providing mentoring, advice and guidance as required
    • Ensure all duties are carried out in accordance with standard company SHEQ procedures and work instructions

    Skills & Experience Required

    Knowledge:

    • Previous experience as QS minimum 3years, preferably within the scaffold industry
    • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office/ Excel and general IT
    • Excellent working knowledge of construction and contract law and various forms of Conditions of Contract
    • Ability to apply the knowledge and principles of commercial management to a scaffolding business

    Skills:

    • Have a desire to develop a career in a progressive company
    • Self-motivated and able to motivate others
    • Excellent negotiator and communicator (both orally and written) and good presentation of themselves, their department, company and its services
    • Organised, effective time manager, with the ability to work under pressure and manage a variety of tasks whilst delivering work on time and of a consistently high standard
    • Trustworthy and able to deal appropriately with confidential and sensitive information
    • Able to work independently on own initiative as well as pro-actively as part of a team
    • Flexible with regard to working across all areas of the business and hours to meet the requirements of this challenging position
    • Willingness to learn new skills and embark on ongoing training to develop current skills
    • Good working knowledge of standard forms of measurement, SMM7 and CESMM3
    • Full driving licence
    • Excellent analytical and numeracy skills

    Salary is dependent upon experience, please send your CV and covering letter to [email protected]

    Strictly no agencies.

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