Quantity Surveyor

Client: London Borough of Havering

Location: London

Salary: Grade G9 - £46,638 - £50,700 plus market supplement of £11,400

Closing date: Friday, 14 October 2022 23:30

Directed by the Senior QS, you will scope, specify and procure specific projects, and have financial responsibility for budgets of up to £15m per project.

You will assist the Senior QS with procurement strategies, ensuring that all contract specifications and/or partnering frameworks meet the requirements of our Investment Programme. In addition, you will assist in managing the Planned Works budgets, providing commercial advice in relation to refurbishment and improvement schemes.

You will also develop and implement the client role in the delivery of the capital programme through external service providers. 

You will assist Project Managers in undertaking commercial negotiations, cost control, contract management and re-charging of leaseholders and provide expert advice on all contractual matters including claims and disputes.

Although there is no line management responsibility, you will have a mentoring responsibility for one Trainee Quantity Surveyor.

The post covers a 36 hour week, with the occasional requirement to work outside ‘normal’ office hours.

You will be required to work from the office, home, and on site, visiting construction sites on a regular basis to conduct inspections and valuations. This will involve physical activity, such as the use of ladders and other inspection aids, in all weathers.

For more information please contact contactsourcing@penna.com