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Quantity Surveyor Penrith


Hanson Contracting
Location: Penrith
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Construction
Category: Surveying Jobs
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Quantity Surveyor - Penrith

Job Description

Working at Hanson is about being part of One Team. We operate around 300 manufacturing sites in the UK and employ over 3,500 people in a wide range of roles from production workers, plant operators, technicians and drivers to sales, IT, engineering and finance managers.

We are part of the HeidelbergCement Group, one of the largest building materials manufacturers in the world, employing over 45,000 people at 2,300 locations in 40 countries.

Our aim is to be a leading sustainable business and we are committed to being fair, respectful and inclusive and are an equal opportunities employer. We exceed customer expectations through an engaged team that is professional, responsible and reliable.

We believe in working safely and sustainably, focusing on a zero-harm workplace and our ambitious target to reduce our CO2 emissions by 50 per cent by 2030. Our employees understand that we do much more than just produce materials: we are vital to ensuring roads can be built and maintained; we manufacture the concrete foundations for buildings such as schools and hospitals; and we are part of major infrastructure projects that will shape the future of the UK

Description of Team / Department

Working within QS team

Purpose of / Responsibilities of the role

The role involves the commercial control of individual and group client related projects to provide a single point of contact with clients. Reporting directly to the Commercial Manager, liaising with Site Managers and Contract Managers to provide effective and ongoing commercial advice to maximise performance. QS responsibilities

Managing Group Client cost control- carry out full surveying function for group client project. Liaising with opposite senior commercial staff providing single point
of contact for all projects within group client control.

Cost Value Reconciliations – prepare and present monthly cost value reports on all projects within personal control to Managing Director

Cost monitoring – to keep regular checks on contract costing and liaise with subordinate surveyors, contract managers and construction directors to provide feedback and
early warning so any corrective action can be implemented.

Attend handover meetings for new projects – Monitor new projects, prepare cash-flow forecasts, checking opportunities and risks.

Final accounts- negotiation and agreement of final accounts, subcontractor accounts.

Productivity monitoring – set price work rates, monitor bonus related work.

Placing main material and subcontract orders –preparing tender documents, requisitions etc and reviewing quotes to secure optimum bids.

Skills / Experience

Preferable (although not essential) to have a Construction related degree or min Diploma/NVQ in Quantity Surveying together with min 2 years experience in a Quantity Surveying role. Must be IT literate and have good communication skills.

Excellent Remuneration and Benefits

* 27 days holiday

* Leading pension scheme offering with generous contributions from Hanson.

* 24/7 access to an online employee discount platform. Save money on everything from groceries, electronics, fashion, holidays and much more.
* Ongoing training and development and opportunities to help further your career.
* A comprehensive structured induction programme.
* Experience within a well-respected global market leader.
* Benefits supporting you and your family, such as Cycle to work, voluntary Life assurance.
* Access to discounted private medical benefits
* Paid day off to Volunteer every year
* Holiday Purchase Scheme
* Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice

Additional Details

Location: Penrith
Full Time / Part Time: full time
Working Hours: 40.00 hrs
Contract Type: Permanent
Shift Description: Mon - Fri
Company Vehicle: car
Quantity Surveyor - Penrith

Job Description

Working at Hanson is about being part of One Team. We operate around 300 manufacturing sites in the UK and employ over 3,500 people in a wide range of roles from production workers, plant operators, technicians and drivers to sales, IT, engineering and finance managers.

We are part of the HeidelbergCement Group, one of the largest building materials manufacturers in the world, employing over 45,000 people at 2,300 locations in 40 countries.

Our aim is to be a leading sustainable business and we are committed to being fair, respectful and inclusive and are an equal opportunities employer. We exceed customer expectations through an engaged team that is professional, responsible and reliable.

We believe in working safely and sustainably, focusing on a zero-harm workplace and our ambitious target to reduce our CO2 emissions by 50 per cent by 2030. Our employees understand that we do much more than just produce materials: we are vital to ensuring roads can be built and maintained; we manufacture the concrete foundations for buildings such as schools and hospitals; and we are part of major infrastructure projects that will shape the future of the UK

Description of Team / Department

Working within QS team

Purpose of / Responsibilities of the role

The role involves the commercial control of individual and group client related projects to provide a single point of contact with clients. Reporting directly to the Commercial Manager, liaising with Site Managers and Contract Managers to provide effective and ongoing commercial advice to maximise performance. QS responsibilities

Managing Group Client cost control- carry out full surveying function for group client project. Liaising with opposite senior commercial staff providing single point
of contact for all projects within group client control.

Cost Value Reconciliations – prepare and present monthly cost value reports on all projects within personal control to Managing Director

Cost monitoring – to keep regular checks on contract costing and liaise with subordinate surveyors, contract managers and construction directors to provide feedback and
early warning so any corrective action can be implemented.

Attend handover meetings for new projects – Monitor new projects, prepare cash-flow forecasts, checking opportunities and risks.

Final accounts- negotiation and agreement of final accounts, subcontractor accounts.

Productivity monitoring – set price work rates, monitor bonus related work.

Placing main material and subcontract orders –preparing tender documents, requisitions etc and reviewing quotes to secure optimum bids.

Skills / Experience

Preferable (although not essential) to have a Construction related degree or min Diploma/NVQ in Quantity Surveying together with min 2 years experience in a Quantity Surveying role. Must be IT literate and have good communication skills.

Excellent Remuneration and Benefits

* 27 days holiday

* Leading pension scheme offering with generous contributions from Hanson.

* 24/7 access to an online employee discount platform. Save money on everything from groceries, electronics, fashion, holidays and much more.
* Ongoing training and development and opportunities to help further your career.
* A comprehensive structured induction programme.
* Experience within a well-respected global market leader.
* Benefits supporting you and your family, such as Cycle to work, voluntary Life assurance.
* Access to discounted private medical benefits
* Paid day off to Volunteer every year
* Holiday Purchase Scheme
* Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice

Additional Details

Location: Penrith
Full Time / Part Time: full time
Working Hours: 40.00 hrs
Contract Type: Permanent
Shift Description: Mon - Fri
Company Vehicle: car
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