Project Quantity Surveyor - M&E

Consultant

Joshua Foulkes

Associate

Josh has recently joined forces with Guyan & Associates and will be heading up all M&E contracting in the North West region – with a focus on permanent recruitment for Major Projects.

Typical roles include: Project Managers, Engineers, Estimators, Quantity Surveyors, Bid & Procurement Managers and Site Managers.

Conveniently situated in Manchester, Josh brings over three-years solid experience in M&E recruitment. And having worked on the consultancy side of Building Services, Design and also Facilities Management – he is able to offer a thorough understanding of the whole Design, Build, Operate & Manage (DBOM) process.

In his spare time, newly-married, Josh is Captain of a local football team and when he’s not on the pitch, you’ll find him and his acoustic guitar on stage in Manchester. A singer/song writer since he was 11-years-old, Josh is proud of his city’s underground music scene and often plays solo gigs when he’s not working.

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Job Description

 

Are you an M+E Quantity Surveyor looking for a change of pace? Are you tired of working on the same old projects year in year out? 

Our client is delivering a number of schools across the Greater Manchester area, and require a project M+E QS to work on a group of projects valued circa £8mil M+E. 

This is a great opportunity with a client who really invests in the development of their staff. 

About This Role

 

 

Project M&E Quantity Surveyor is required to provide commercial, contractual and financial management to projects within the assigned Region. Primary role will be to ensure project profit objectives and targets are met and cash is managed to maximise cash performance. Candidate will be required to diligently apply proper contractual and commercial practices and carefully manage risk to maximise the financial effectiveness and profitability of the projects under his / hers responsibility. Candidate will be responsible for a project or a number of smaller projects.
 
Role will include the following:
 
·        All quantity surveying duties including measurement, valuation and agreement of relevant work sections
·        Preparation and agreement of interim applications and final accounts
·        Interim administration and settlement of subcontractors accounts
·        Assisting in preparation of loss and expense submissions
·        Negotiate with clients representatives and other consultants
·        Advise on commercial risks within the project or projects
·        Preparation of monthly contract reviews
·        Preparation of monthly management accounts information
·        Identify change and implement change control process and agreement
 
·        Candidate will be required to exhibit the following key skills:
·        Collaborative working
·        Team contribution
·        Ability to gain respect of customers and colleagues
·        Responsive to customer needs
·        Demonstrates loyalty, honesty and commitment
·        Shows initiative in resolving problems
·        Ability to work with minimal supervision
·        Willingness to be involved in other activities to achieve company objectives
·        Inspires, challenges and motivates others

About This Client

 

Client: This is one of the UK’s largest, family-owned, construction services and development companies, with a dedicated internal MEP arm (£98m turnover). Specialising in the design, build and installation of Mechanical and Electrical Building Services projects, they have delivered some of the UK's most notable buildings. 
Turnover: £613m, £1.27bn group
Location Coverage: UK-wide
No Staff: circa 3700
Typical Roles and disciplines: Mechanical and Electrical Design, Estimating, Project Management, Engineering, Quantity Surveying and Administration
Sectors: Government, Public Sector, Commercial, Education
M&E Services installed: MEP, containment & pipework manufacture, Category A and B fit-outs, pre-fabricated buildings complete with pipework & services, Business Information Modelling (BIM)
Years of establishment: 120 years
Awards won: Investors in People - Gold Award, RoSPA Gold Award 2015