Senior Quantity Surveyor

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  • Sector:

    Project Management & Controls, Property & Surveying

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  • Salary:

    c £400/day

  • Contact:

    Mike Baldwin

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  • Published:

    almost 4 years ago

  • Duration:

    4 Months +

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Senior Quantity Surveyor: Contract, University of Reading, Duration: 4 months, Rate: c£400/day
KEY Skills: Quantity Surveyor, Contract QS, Cost Management, Project Control

The Role:
This role represents a key position within a large-scale project at the University of Reading. The successful candidate will report to the project commercial lead, handling the procurement and subcontractor liaison for a new research building on the Health and Life Sciences campus at the university.

Duties will involve:
As a Senior Quantity Surveyor on this project, you will be primarily be handling procurement, including enquiries, sub-contract order placing and taking off packages.

The Candidate:
You will have proven experience as a Senior QS, ideally with a relevant HNC or degree.
In addition, you will also demonstrate the following;
Highly motivated and passionate about delivering projects to time, budget and quality
Organised and methodical with particular attention to detail
The ability to prioritise tasks and work to tight deadlines under pressure
Have a pragmatic approach and possess strong problem-solving techniques
Be commercially aware
Strong interpersonal skills, able to build relationships at all levels with clients and employees alike and across all professional disciplines
Able to manage client expectations
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, with an ability to communicate with tact and diplomacy.

To discuss this Senior Quantity Surveyor vacancy please contact:  Mike Baldwin

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