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James Lewis are currently assisting a key client, who are a multi-dimensional Principal Contractor, in their search for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join the team. Working across a range of project sectors which include data centres, education, commercial, healthcare and science & technology in and around London and the SE, they have a real focus on critical infrastructure. Their services start from design, through construction and fit out to the maintenance of the projects, effectively offering an end-to-end solution.

This project is a datacentre which is the 3rd data hall they have constructed on this campus since 2018 and is very much in the early stages of enabling works, with the main build expected to commence in the summer. The company has enjoyed significant growth in recent years, with an extremely healthy pipeline of new projects secured well into 2025 ensuring that it is a great time to be joining them.

Key Quantity Surveyor responsibilities:
• Manage feasibility studies... to estimate materials, time and labour costs.
• Single point of contact to fully understand project’s commercial needs, evaluating different options to fulfil them and propose the best solutions in a reasonable, professional way
• Manage cost throughout the project stages through to financial close and during construction
• Assist when required with regards to cost evaluation, procurement and variation advice
• Accurately report and monitor, to ensure accurate monthly forecasting and cost reporting to the Commercial Manager
• Handle procurement of sub-contractor packages and present their selection for approval of said packages by Commercial Manager
• Review all project variations and project claims
• Minimise the cost and enhance value for money for projects, whilst still achieving the required standards and quality
• Monitor all project costs and cashflow including preliminaries through the approval, sign off of orders and the reviewing of invoices applicable to the project
• Prepare monthly client applications for payments and follow through to receipt of client certificate, in line with the works completed on site and cash flow position
• Assess Sub-contractors’ application for payments, to ensure a fair valuation in line with the progress on site and with their contracts

To be considered for this position you will need a qualification in Quantity Surveying and a proven track record ideally on larger scale build projects. Whilst previous datacentre experience would be an advantage, it is by no means essential with the client also open to candidates from large-scale residential development backgrounds. This is a hybrid-role offering a combination of working from home and the site in Harlow
Harlow UK


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