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Quantity Surveyor

Employer
Willmott Dixon
Location
London
Salary
bonus + benefits
Closing date
23 Feb 2024

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Job Details

Willmott Dixon currently have an opportunity to recruit an additional Quantity Surveyor to work on exciting new projects with our London & East construction business. With offices in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, and Chelmsford (Essex), we deliver projects across multiple sectors within north London, the northern home counties and East Anglia.

The role of a Quantity Surveyor is to provide commercial support on projects 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 a good working knowledge of contract conditions and procurement of packages of works as well as management of project risks. You will also have good communication skills with the ability to nurture productive relationships with both the supply chain and customers.

Duties and responsibilities of this role include:

* Assisting in accurately valuing, certifying, and issuing any relevant payment notices for the works of supply chain partners in accordance with their contractual arrangement.

* Ensuring that external valuations are submitted in accordance with conditions of the main contract and that payments are received by the due date.

* Completing cost value comparison reports, ensuring they accurately reflect the current position on-site and the final projection.

* Establishing strong working relationships with our supply chain, consultants and customers as this will help you to identify any potential disputes in a timely manner and enable the introduction of effective solutions.

* Working closely with the project team and senior commercial staff to ensure budgeted targets for the project are met.

We are looking for a qualified Quantity Surveyor with previous procurement experience, relevant commercial skills including the ability to maximise value recovery, cost control and cash management but most importantly a confident communicator who can form and develop relationships will all stakeholders.

Additional Information

Willmott Dixon embraces diversity in the workplace and will consider flexible and agile working. We are a disability confident employer.

Benefits: In return 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, full / heavily discounted 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.

About Us

With 170 years of rich history, Willmott Dixon's purpose beyond profit is to deliver brilliant buildings, transform lives, strengthen communities, and enhance 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 trusted privately owned business where our people can thrive.

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.

Willmott Dixon was awarded No 1 in the Best "Big" Companies (2022) to work for and already holds the Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2022 and is the first major contractor and developer to win a Queen's Award for Enterprise in the category of sustainable development.

Company

Willmott Dixon is the 2nd largest capital works, regeneration and support services. We pride ourselves on our long history, and in being a sustainable company which respects and care for people in the wider environment.

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