Milton Keynes , South East

Quantity Surveyor

Full Time , Permanent

Reference number: CON01478

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Quantity Surveyor

Willmott Dixon are looking for a Quantity Surveyor to work on our projects in Milton Keynes and North Bedfordshire. Your role is to provide commercial support on this project to ensure that it is procured, delivered within budget and to the highest quality whilst exceeding our customers’ expectations. You will be responsible for the delivery of the project to meet its financial targets. You need to demonstrate good working knowledge of contract conditions, procurement of packages, demonstrate the management of project risks and have the ability to nurture productive relationships with both supply chain and customers.
You will be supported to work in a hybrid way at Willmott Dixon with a mixture of working on site and from home.

Duties and responsibilities of this role include:

- Assist in accurately valuing, certifying and issuing any relevant payment notices for the subcontract works in accordance with the conditions of their subcontract
- Ensuring that external valuations are submitted in accordance with conditions of the main contract and that payments are received by the due date
- Complete CVC reports, ensuring they accurately reflect the current position on site and the final profit projection
- Strive to build and establish excellent working relationships with our supply chain, consultants and customers where appropriate, this will enable you to identify any potential disputes in a timely manner to your line manager and then implement effective resolutions
- Work closely with the project team and senior commercial staff to achieve or exceed budgeted targets for your project

Essential and Desirable Criteria

Essential Criteria 

- Successful procurement experience
- A strong working knowledge of MS Excel
- Experience in Re-measurement of high risk packages and key trades
- A working knowledge of relevant contract conditions
- Experience of leading or assisting Financial/cost control on a relevant project
- Appropriate CSCS card
- Valid driving licence

Desirable Criteria

- Construction related degree
- Working towards MCIOB or RICS

In return we offer:

We reward our people generously with a competitive package that gives you flexible benefits to fit your lifestyle and priorities. This includes but is not limited to, an enhanced pension scheme, discounted or full private medical, life assurance, incentive bonus and a car scheme which will make us a market leader in sustainable company travel. Applicable roles will benefit from a motoring expenditure allowance (MEA) and everyone can access a new generation of low carbon and electric cars via the Willmott Dixon run car leasing scheme.

Additional Information

At Willmott Dixon we provide an inclusive and flexible working environment for people to thrive in and we are happy to support agile working wherever possible.
We are a proud member of the Disability Confident Scheme.

About Us

With 170 years of rich history, Willmott Dixon’s purpose is beyond profit; delivering brilliant buildings, transforming lives, strengthening communities and enhancing the environment so our world is fit for future generations. Ensuring that we add lasting value to the neighbourhoods we work in; our values, people, innovation, partnerships and focus on sustainability has allowed us to build a successful and solid privately owned business where our people can thrive within.  
Construction is changing and we are at the forefront of that change. Pioneering new ways to build, innovating the way construction is viewed and establishing ourselves as one of the top employers in any industry. It truly is an amazing company in one of the most exciting industries with a vast array of professional career paths. Adding to that our numerous people awards, we understand everyone has a unique potential and ability to make a difference and succeed; if you want your skills developed and talent recognised, why not join our business!
  

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