Quantity Surveyor

  • Full Time
  • Dublin

Website Designer Group

 Quantity Surveyor

 

Designer Group is a leading Global Engineering Contractor specialising in turnkey packages for the design, supply and installation of utilities. Headquartered in Dublin, with regional offices in Limerick, the UK, Germany, Africa and the USA, we directly employ over 1000 staff across the Group. As an industry leader, we work with some of the world’s largest multinational companies.

Our people are the foundation for our continued growth across all client sectors. We invest in our people and have a philosophy of continuous professional development. This investment has produced an innovative and passionate team that deliver projects for our clients safely, efficiently and to the highest standards in the industry.

 

Key roles and responsibilities

  • Placement of sub-contract orders in conjunction with the relevant Manager/Buying Department.
  • Measurement of work to maximize the value of applications to our clients.
  • Administer applications for payment and payment of sub-contractors to ensure positive cash flow where possible and fair valuations.
  • Evaluate the terms and conditions of sub-contractors / contracts with an emphasis on Risk, Program, Terms & Conditions, Design Responsibility etc.
  • Prepare Tender Risk Analysis based on a standard format, Contract documentation including bill of quantities.
  • Placement of sub-contract orders in conjunction with the relevant Manager/Buying Department.
  • Run accurate Commercial Cost Control Reports on projects ensuring reports clearly identify committed costs, forecast costs for materials, sub-contract and labour in addition to preliminaries etc.
  • Measurement of work to maximize the value of applications to our clients.
  • Set up and maintain variation logs with feed into costs as outlined above for all client variations and sub-contract variations, including the management and agreement of such variations.
  • Review Site Programmes in respect to delays, disruption, damage and sub-contract program.
  • Administer applications for payment and payment of sub-contractors to ensure positive cash flow where possible and fair valuations.
  • Ensure that client relationships are enhanced to maximize on current and future opportunities.
  • Respond to client letters in a fitting and contractual manner to ensure that the companies position is protected at all time.
  • Identify, analyse and develop responses to commercial risks in conjunction with the Commercial Director.
  • To prepare and present monthly company reports at each project and/or business review, in line with company formats and standards.
  • Provide advice on contractual claims – analysing outcomes and forecast and report as required.
  • Use the company’s financial systems to the benefit of the business to ensure accurate cost reporting.
  • Always act in a manner fitting to the business and uphold the company’s standards internally and externally at all times.
  • General contract administration.
  • Assisting with monthly valuations and the preparation of variations.
  • Preparation of bill of quantities, budgets, take-offs.
  • Involvement with the compilation of tender documents and procurement strategy.
  • Assessment of sub-contractors applications for payment.
  • Assist the Commercial Director in the preparation of monthly commercial reports.
  • Assist the Estimation Department from time to time on the preparation of estimates.

 

Requirements:

  • Third level Degree in Quantity Surveying or similar.
  • Minimum of 5+ years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills dealing with design team/client/meetings etc.
  • Good attention to detail, with an analytical approach and ability to work using your own initiative.

To apply for this job email your details to irlcareers@designergrp.com

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