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Quantity Surveyor

South West
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31 Aug 2022
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About The Role

Milestone Infrastructure is currently looking to recruit a Quantity Surveyor to work on our Major Projects contracts in Oxfordshire.

As a Quantity Surveyor you will be part of our commercial team who are responsible for supporting the project teams in all commercial matters and working with operational teams to ensure all commercial objectives are delivered.

As a Quantity Surveyor your duties & responsibilities will include:

  • Providing the commercial function across projects to ensure successful project delivery.
  • Working within a team of talented professionals ensuring co-ordination and provision across all aspects of project delivery. 
  • Undertake pre-contract setup, including forecasting, measurement, sub-contract tendering and procurement.
  • Effectively manage the commercial aspects of the project (or a section of a project) including valuations / applications, budget monitoring, material / plant reconciliation and contract variations and change. 
  • Assist in the preparation, management and agreement of Final Accounts.
  • Procurement and management of subcontract packages.
  • Produce and maintain project forecasts to support the monthly commercial and financial reporting procedures.
  • Assess, review and mitigate commercial and contractual risks.
  • Maximise cashflow through the control and valuation of works, invoicing and payment process.
  • Ensure compliance with all legal requirements, including contractual and legislative. 
  • Ensure compliance with Milestone standards and procedures in respect of commercial activities.  
  • Assist with control of project documentation.
  • Ad hoc duties as job requires.

Skills & Knowledge Requirements

  • Degree / HND qualification in Quantity Surveying or other relevant subject.
  • Registered with the RICS / CICES and working towards professional chartership.
  • Relevant CSCS card.
  • Strong level of identifiable commercial experience within the construction industry.
  • Demonstrable experience of working on Highways and Civil Engineering projects.
  • Good command and communication of oral and written English.
  • Skilled negotiator and communicator.
  • Good people and organisational skills.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office (ie. Excel) and other computer skills.

 What’s in it for you?

  • 28 days' annual leave plus 8 days' bank holiday
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Company car/ car allowance

About The Company

At Milestone we embrace diversity, opening a rich potential for new ways of thinking and helping us to build successful and winning teams. We would like you to perform at your best at every stage of our recruitment process; and as a Disability Confident employer, if you require any adjustments that would assist you throughout your application, please contact us at [email protected] or inform the recruitment manager in the first instance and we will be pleased to offer support.

We also welcome you to ask about the flexibility you need.  Anyone who applies for a role can ask about flexibility at interview; whether this is part-time working, home working, or any other alternative. In return, we will explore what is possible for the role.

This is an advert for our job vacancy, and therefore may not be inclusive of all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the role described, and may be amended at any time at the sole discretion of Milestone. The closing date for this vacancy may be subject to change any time at the sole discretion of the Business.