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Managing Quantity Surveyor (#961,964,339) 

Job offer #961,964,339 in Portsmouth , United Kingdom

A respected independent construction company base near Portsmouth is searching for a Managing Quantity Surveyor. Over the past 20 years this recognised name in the construction market has built up a professional name undertaking traditional, design & build or partnering contracts for Commercial, Residential, MOD, Healthcare and Local authority clients. Within their residential department they are looking for a Managing Quantity Surveyor to manage a team of 3 Quantity Surveyors. They type of work they undertake consist of student accommodation, residential and care homes. Reporting into the Commercial Manager, the MQS performs the tasks of increasing value, reducing costs, driving profits and managing risk in a safe and ethical manner. To plan, control, manage and ensure effective administration of the commercial and financial aspects of the contract whilst ensuring compliance with the conditions of the contract and the Business Management System., Maintain and develop commercial processes and procedures and apply best practice and a continuous improvement approach, to maximise returns in terms of profit. Manage, reduce and drive out unnecessary costs and inefficient activities. Maximise cash flow through the timely preparation of valuations, submission of invoices and receipt of payment. Manage the prompt preparation and settlement of final accounts, including variations, claims and disputes. Manage the production of accurate and timely accounts for use in managing the business. Manage the production of accurate and timely project financial forecasts for use in setting targets and managing the business. Establish and maintain robust open and honest reporting structures and monitor resources and costs to ensure that the projects meet agreed targets. Develop a thorough and in-depth understanding of the contractual, commercial, insurance and legal processes relating to the projects to ensure that position is protected. You will have experience of working within the Construction industry for a main contractor, specifically on Design and Build; as well as sound knowledge of JCT and NEC Conditions of Contract. You will have experience of managing a team. You will be degree qualified and member of the RICS or IOB (or moving towards professional membership). Salary up to £68,000 + Car /Allowance + 25 days Holiday + Pension

If you are considering a move and would like to discuss this role or are interested in career advice then call Stephen Blaymires at Interaction Construction on 02382 025 900 / 07973877010 or email

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