Quantity Surveyor, Galway (Consultancy)

Job Details

DesignBuild Search are working closely with a growing contractor in Galway. Our client is involved in a mix of projects ranging from commercial, residential and healthcare. Due to growth plans they have an opening for an experienced Quantity Surveyor. The successful applicant will be provided with structured career progression.

Degree qualified In Quantity Surveying
7+ years QS experience with a main contractor
Previous experience on projects valued in excess of €15m
Demonstrates a knowledge and understanding of the various forms of contract used in the construction industry (RIAI, FIDIC, JCT etc.)
Role Responsibilities

  • Manage day to day commercial and contract activities
  • Undertake contract administration, including change management and maintenance of associated registers ( e.g. Change Order Log)
  • Negotiate and obtain best value with placement of subcontract orders
  • Participate in the management of project budgets, cost plans and feasibility studies as appropriate
  • Validate and approve sub-contractors’ interim applications and final submissions including compliance with the Construction Contracts Act
  • Lead pre-appointment subcontractor meeting to ensure scope is clearly defined & appoint subcontractor in line with subcontract terms and with any flow downs from the main contract to mitigate any contractual risk
  • Prepare accurate monthly Cost Value Reports for review with Commercial Managers /Project Managers/Contracts Managers and presentation to the Projects Directors
  • Maximise cash flow through prompt submission of Monthly Valuations with full and accurate supporting documentation in accordance with the contract
  • Negotiate, draft and submit Final Accounts including claims in respect of; loss and expense, delay and disruption and any time extensions
  • Maintain a productive relationship with all the Design team professionals and Client representatives throughout the project
  • Ensure the full and proper implementation of the Team Commercial procedures where delegated authority so requires