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10 months ago
Location: London
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Construction
Category: Surveying Jobs
Quantity Surveyor - (BIA0004HF)


JACOBS is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of
technical and management services. We offer a full-spectrum of consultancy
support to commercial, government and industrial clients across many sectors.

The Quantity Surveying/Cost Management function within the Major
Programmes and Projects Group of Jacobs UK provides clients with a full range
of pre and post contract quantity surveying services. We have opportunities for Quantity Surveyors
to join our team in City Centre London and to also work on a number of major
programmes/projects within the London region.

will need to be able to demonstrate a high aptitude in service delivery.
Reporting to a Senior Quantity Surveyor, the role will require the successful
candidate to take on a supporting project QS role. The candidate should be
client facing and demonstrate technical qualities for the role. The role will provide the opportunity to work
within a variety of sectors and will involve pre and post Quantity Surveying
contract duties.

Primary Job Responsibilities

Include, but not limited to the following:

* Utilise
Jacobs best practice tools and processes to support project delivery in
Quantity Surveying.

* Manage
projects through the entire project lifecycle.

* Prepare
estimates, cost plans and tender documentation using various forms of
measurement and contracts.

* Be
proficient in measurement for Schedule of Works and Bills of Quantities

* Manage
and prepare both tender and contract commercial documentation.

* Support
and input into procurement and tendering process and evaluation/award of

* Prepare
and agree interim valuations with contractors and issue recommendations
for payment.

* Pricing
variations/compensation events throughout the duration of the contract and
provide cost advice.

* Attend
site meetings, and provide input and support to the project.

* Price
and prepare monthly financial cost reports and cashflow forecasts throughout
the period of a contract and provide general post contract cost management
and control.

* Agree
re-measurement of quantities with contractors and prepare and agree final
accounts and claims. Prepare final accounts for clients that
are suitable for audit.

* Preparation
and analysis of statistical cost information to monitor trends in the
Building Industry and assisting with cost planning future projects.

* Administer
and/or provide advice on contracts, typically the JCT and NEC forms of

Training and Experience:


* Degree
educated in Quantity Surveying or other relevant qualification.

* Professional
Qualification: RICS Qualified MRICS Chartered Quantity Surveyor or

* Working
knowledge of applicable industry standard forms of contract, typically JCT
and NEC.

* Full
pre and post contract QS knowledge and experience.

* Good
general commercial and contract awareness.

* Use
of computerised measurement packages – such as CostX.

* Good
team player.

* Able
to act on own initiative.

* Willingness
to travel.

* Full
clean UK driving licence.

* Experience
across public sector buildings (including refurbishment) and
infrastructure projects would be desirable, but not essential.

* Experience
of working within security restricted environments would also be
desirable, but not essential.

Our Culture

At Jacobs we have recently celebrated 10 years of our culture
of caring - ‘BeyondZero’. We see safety differently - we strive to go
BeyondZero by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first
in everything we do.

We are committed to equality across our business and we
promote STEM and WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) initiatives. When
you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks,
centred on inclusion and diversity.

To find out more about our networks, check out our website.

We encourage applications from candidates looking for
flexible working or reduced hours’ contracts.


Alongside a competitive salary, Jacobs offer you;

* Extensive paid holidays of up to 32 days inclusive of
national and public holidays.
* A
broad flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional
holidays, private health care and life assurance
* The
opportunity to join a global organisation committed developing its people and
to continuous growth
Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline
Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to
undergo various checks including Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education
History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated
criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to the safety
and wellbeing of all.

Primary Location
: United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-London

Job Posting
: Jan 16, 2019, 11:22:08 AM

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