Quantity Surveyor – Irlam, Manchester

The Role

The role is integral to the Build delivery team, and the QS will take responsibility for the commercial administration of multiple contracts.

Core Responsibilities

  • All commercial activities including subcontractor tendering, cost analysis and reconciliation of invoices.

  • The production of cost/value analysis reports for the projects monthly during the whole life cycle of the project (CVR Reports).

  • Producing monthly reports to the business on key performance indicators on for cost & sales, cost analysis and common trends.

  • The costing of variations through the project life cycle.

  • Subcontractor contract and cost analysis.

  • Ensuring project works/sites are built within budget without quality being compromised and conducting where possible post implementation reviews with the project teams to maximise any commercial opportunities.

  • Keeping work in progress to a minimum by ensuring invoicing is up to date.

  • You will act as a focal point for data requests under the contract and will set up a system for collating data and analysing trends; managing expectations and maximising opportunities that may arise.

  • The day-to-day Management of commercial and contract activities.

  • Commercial forecasting and reporting, including maintaining the risk register.

  • Using the contract appropriately to satisfy entitlements and minimise risk exposure.

Reporting To

Contracts/Project Manager



Person Specification

  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) (essential).

  • Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) (desirable).

  • BTEC or HND/HNC (essential).

  • BSc (HONS) / MSc-Pg Dip (desirable).

  • Experience of working in a commercial/build environment.

  • Good commercial acumen.

  • Good communication skills (internal / external).

  • Good negotiation skills.

  • Ability to work under pressure.

  • Excellent time management.

  • Good IT Skills High level with Excel (Office Suite).

  • Supplier Relationship Management Skills.

  • Able to manage Sub Contractors.

  • Well organised.

  • Have a passion to succeed.

  • Good communicator.

  • Extensive knowledge in estimating the costs of construction projects, working with contractors to provide. the most cost-effective plans that meet high-quality standards.

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience required.

  • Excellent Knowledge of costing systems and Office 365.

  • Ability to work in a team.

  • Problem solving skills.

  • Work well under pressure.

  • Clear written and verbal communication.

  • Contract facing.

  • Strong maths knowledge.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

  • Analytical thinking skills.

  • Knowledge of building and construction.

  • Ability to use your initiative.

Our ideal fit

Someone who is a team player, they must be willing to roll their sleeves up from time to time, to take this business from a start up to an industry leader.

Working with Freedom Fibre

We operate in a relaxed and industrious atmosphere. You will be encouraged to speak out and contribute wherever you feel you have something to offer. We are flexible with working hours so you can enjoy a relatively stress-free commute or work from home to create the best possible work/life balance, that suits you and Freedom Fibre.

We offer an attractive package including bonus, generous pension, private health care and flexible working along with other benefits.

Freedom Fibre is an equal opportunity employer

We are committed to being a successful, caring and welcoming place for all employees. We want to create a supportive and inclusive environment where our employees can reach their full potential, without prejudice and discrimination. We are committed to a culture where respect and understanding is fostered, and the diversity of people's backgrounds and circumstances will be positively valued.

Place of work

The place of work will be offices in Irlam, near Manchester.

Still Interested?

Email HR@freedomfibre.com

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