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Quantity Surveyor

North Yorkshire
Job Type:
Market related


Quantity Surveyor
Flexible working between home, office and site.
Water Industry

Due to growth within the business we are currently recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor on a permanent staff basis on behalf of our client within the water industry. This role would suit someone who is looking for a varied role between home, office and site work. The preferred candidate would be someone who has previouly worked within the water and/or waste water environment.


" Reporting to the Commercial Manager.
" Preparation of Sub Contract and Supply Agreements, including negotiation of specific terms and conditions.
" Management of Subcontract accounts, preparation of Payment Certificates and management of Subcontractor claims and variations.
" Preparation and submission of Payment Applications.
" Project Spend Profiling/Forecasting.
" Working with Project Managers in the recognition, preparation and submission of Early Warnings and Compensation Events.
" Advising Project Managers on Commercial issues relating to Project activity.
" Assistance with the procurement process in the preparation of Purchase Requisitions and Quotation Comparisons as required.
" Assistance with developing Clause 31 and Clause 32 programmes for acceptance, working alongside the Project Managers.


" Degree/HND preferred but not essential 
" Excellent IT Skills
" Experience in a similar position
" Strong commercial awareness
" Direct Water Industry background
" Full UK driving license
" Flexibility to work and stay out overnight anywhere in the UK


The successful candidate is likely to display the following attributes:

Good Communicator - Strong communication skills with the ability to influence positive outcomes whilst liaising and negotiating with clients.
Commercial Awareness - The ability to stay up to date on the daily happenings and developments across the company and in the commercial business world.
Flexible - Ability to meet the day to day requirements even if this means travelling and staying away from home.
Technically aware - Have an understanding and knowledge of construction related activities specific to water and wastewater treatment.
Organised - Show strong levels or organisational skills especially when managing several contacts and negotiations at the same time.
Completer/Finisher - Proven track record of closing out projects and ensuring the associated monies are received in a timely manner.
Team Player - The ability to develop and manage a cross-functional team with a variety of skills and experience, as well as collaborating with other departments.

Company information
At First Recruitment Group we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That's why our water industry consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates.
This is a superb opportunity for any Quantity Surveyor looking to work for a reputable engineering organisation.

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