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Quantity Surveyor – Social Housing – EWI Scheme

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Quantity Surveyor – Social Housing EWI Scheme £40K – £49K + Benefits 10 month FTC – potential to become perm Howells are working with a leading UK Social Housing / Regeneration Contractor to find a successful and proactive Quantity Surveyor to join their team in Gateshead. Due to recent contract wins, this is a great time to join our client who are enjoying a substantial period of growth. Reporting to the Commercial Manager, you will take responsibility, ownership and accountability of the successful management and control all aspects of the commercial / financial and contractual elements in order to control and maximise the company's profitability, protect the company's legal and contractual obligations under the contract and to manage the control of all day to day commercial issues. Quantity Surveyor Key responsibilities: • Provide commercial expertise to contracts, to include the production and submission of valuations, claims, budget monitoring, and contract/work-stream performance data • Support the authorisation and submission of project variations. • Maximise cash flow through the control, measurement (including quality) and valuation of work, and the invoicing of customers and payment of suppliers • Value work executed by sub-contractors and certify interim and final payments Quantity Surveyor Essential experience: • Degree or other technical qualification • Quantity Surveying experience with a main contractor • Strong commercial awareness • Proven track record delivering contracts on time and within budget • Advanced Excel skills including pivot tables and V-Look Up • Data interrogation skills • Contractual awareness • Negotiating, communication & presentation skills • Knowledge of Supply Chain management • RICS / CIOB qualification – Preferred Quantity Surveyor Salary & Benefits: You will be working for a modern, forward thinking business; that believe the strengths, skills and personalities of their people are the key to the groups success. This is a full time, 10 month fixed term contract role for which you will receive a highly competitive salary and benefits package. Applications If you feel that you have the relevant experience to be successful in this position and would like to find out more please apply online today attaching a copy of your current CV. Alternatively contact us on . Howells Solutions are an Equal Opportunities employer. All applications will be dealt with in the strictest confidence. Howells Solutions acts as an Employment Business for the supply of temporary workers and an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies.

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