Quantity Surveyor - Structures

Joseph Gallagher is the leading UK based Civil Engineering & Tunnelling sub-contractor, growing significantly in the last 37 years into an international business. We have an award-winning reputation, industry leading safety culture and have had the privilege to be a part of some of the most critical infrastructure projects taking place today.

We are currently recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor to manage commercial activities relating to our Structures projects in the London Area.

Quantity Surveyor Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of internal commercial reporting and any other reports which may be required.
  • Preparation of valuations/applications for payment with supporting documentation in accordance with the contract.
  • Preparation of Cost Reports to the Client with contractually compliant supporting documentation.
  • Preparation and management of subcontract and material procurement schedules.
  • Administration of subcontractor/supplier accounts from the preparation of detailed requisitions, monitoring and authorisation of subcontract payments through to agreement of final accounts.
  • Undertake the contract administration, including change management and maintain associated registers.
  • Identifying commercial risks, opportunities, value engineering and change.
  • Utilise the costing system.
  • Assist in cost control/cost mitigation.
  • Use the cost allocation/coding which satisfies both internal and external requirements.
  • Measurement of quantities in accordance with the standard methods of measurement as 
  • Adhere to group procedures.
  • Positive engagement with Client equivalent position.
  • Assist in the preparation of project final accounts.
  • Drafting of subcontracts including professional services.
  • Identification of insurance claims and understanding policy coverage.
  • Cash Management including WIP control and cash flow production
  • CVR Forecast and Report
  • Update risk and opportunity register
  • Update accruals list
  • Submit payment applications
  • Carry out a safety inspection with the site agent once a month

Quantity Surveyor skills and experience:

  • Relevant Industry Qualification
  • Commercially astute with knowledge of standard forms of contract and standard methods of measurement.
  • Computer literate with strong skills in Microsoft Office Applications (Word/Excel/Outlook/Powerpoint).
  • Good communication skills including presentations and ability to negotiate and persuade others.
  • Experience within a construction/engineering industry and commercial background.
  • RC Frames and Groundworks experience 
  • Experienced in working with JCT Contracts with experience of NRC an advantage  

The role will be site based covering multiple sites and will require frequent travel 

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