Quantity Surveyor

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Job type Temporary
Salary Up to £14.38 per hour
Published about 1 month ago
Start date 20/06/2022
Contact Gemma Lillington
Job ref BCC0001871 _1653491571

Job description

Temporary Quantity Surveyor required for a large public sector client based in Belfast.

Rate of Pay: £14.38 per hour

Location: Duncrue Complex

Hours: 37 hours per week

Duration: 2 months pending review

Main duties/Responsibilities:

  • To plan, deploy and manage all allocated resources in such a way as to secure optimal performance and the achievement of the unit's financial and operational targets
  • To represent the Property Officer (Quantity Surveying) as required within the post-holder's sphere of responsibility
  • To liaise, co-ordinate with, and assist in the management of any external consultants, as directed by the Property Officer (Quantity Surveying)
  • To assist in the development and monitoring of planned and reactive maintenance programmes of all types at all locations including the monitoring of associated budgets
  • To develop bills of quantities, to deploy appropriate schedules of rates to secure value for money and to measure work on-site in all areas of the city
  • To assist in the provision of feasibility, budget and cost estimates, to advise as regards cost planning and to ensure the monitoring of actual and estimated expenditure on all projects, programmes, and suppliers
  • To be responsible for establishing, developing and maintaining approved lists of building sub-contractors for use in seeking quotations and tenders for sub-contract work, and for the control and administration of the CIS Inland Revenue contractor scheme and/or similar legislation
  • To assist in the development of procurement documentation and in the evaluation of tenders and quotations, and to prepare tender reports
  • To measure completed work on site in accordance with the appropriate standard method of measurement
  • To prepare interim valuations, variations and final accounts for sub-contracted work, including validation and certification for payment
  • To implement effective individual performance management processes in respect of all assigned staff
  • To provide expert advice and guidance on cost-control and quantity-surveying issues
  • To produce a range of statistical information as directed, to facilitate the monitoring and management of the unit's work
  • To assist in the carrying out of condition surveys at all locations
  • To participate in working groups, project teams and other ad hoc groupings as directed by the Property Maintenance Manager

Essential criteria:

  • Have a third level qualification in a relevant subject such as Quantity Surveying or equivalent qualification
  • Be able to demonstrate at least one year's relevant experience in at least three of the following five areas:
    • preparation of bills of quantities and schedules of materials, labour and services;
    • preparation of budget and cost plans;
    • preparation and valuation of progress and final payments for contractors and clients;
    • preparation of tender and contract documents; and/or
    • analysis and evaluation of tenders and quotations
  • The ability to prioritise, allocate work effectively and forward-plan using appropriate project management tools
  • The ability to develop individual targets to meet service plan obligations, monitor and manage performance against targets and display a demonstrable knowledge of best value principles
  • The ability to be financially aware, monitor expenditure across a range of budgets and be capable of recommending movement of resources between budgets
  • The ability to use both standard and specialist software applications effectively.

If you are interested and available for this position, please upload your CV to the link.

Please note that these roles may be filled quickly but your CV will be kept on file for future similar roles.


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