About the Company:

Imagine a team of experts who don’t just crunch numbers but sculpt them into a financial masterpiece, ensuring that projects not only meet but exceed expectations. Our skilled quantity surveyors are the maestros orchestrating the symphony of budgeting, cost estimation, and financial planning, harmonizing these elements into a seamless melody that resonates with efficiency. Does this sound like something you want to be a part of?

About the Role:

As a Senior Quantity Surveyor your role is pivotal to the functionality of the company, you will be responsible risk management, dispute resolution and overseeing the management in all aspects of the cost and financial management of a construction project.

Key Responsibilities:

  • • Leading teams and/or operating in a Senior Position in large project commercial teams.
  • • Carrying out the commercial function throughout the lifecycle of schemes from pre-contract and pre-construction through construction into the aftercare period.
  • • Preparation of Main Contract Documents including preparation of Contractor’s Proposals and Employers Requirements as well as Sub-Contract Documents and Consultants Appointments.
  • • Maintaining and building relationships with all Project stakeholders, i.e. Clients and Employers, Funders, Consultants and Supply Chain.
  • • Working closely with the Pre-Construction Departments, Operational Leads, HSEQ Teams, members of the Senior Management Team and Board Directors.
  • • Completing all commercial fundamental elements of construction schemes, i.e. timeous and accurate procurement, internal cost budgeting and reporting, risk and opportunity management, operation of the mechanisms of commonly used forms of contract.
  • • Supporting Employee development of all staff, especially direct reports via mentoring, Personal Development Review process and active involvement with the Building Student Programme.

Skills and Expertise:

  • • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • • The ability and willingness to face challenges, solve problems and motivate Teams.
  • • Commercial & Contractual acuity.
  • • Attention to detail, planning and logical thinking whilst meeting deadlines.
  • • Excellent working knowledge of construction techniques, sequences, methodologies and processes.
  • • Highly organised and methodical.
  • • Solid presentation skills – verbal & written.

Benefits: Flexible working

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    About Nova

    At Nova Recruitment, we hold a wealth of experience and trade knowledge. We utilise expert search strategies and established industry connections to offer the best support for you and your business. Based in the heart of Manchester, we operate across the whole of the UK sourcing professionals across various sectors.

    Nova were able to find the perfect candidate for us not just in relation to skills but also company ethos. They are now considered our trusted staffing partner and are vital to all our expansion projects.

    - Paul Watterson, Head of Engineering Services at Saturn Visual

    Nova took all the stress out of hiring quality Engineers at short notice for our projects in the US and S. America; they are our go to partner for urgent requirements.

    - Rae Kirkwood, MD of Global Process Management Ltd

    I found Nova to be responsible and flexible in determining our requirements. I have been more than satisfied with the whole process and would recommend them.

    - J. Day, IT Director at Affinity Leasing

    Nova Recruitment is my go-to recruitment agency. They have helped me source a number of positions in my business, including sales, finance and web development.

    - Ged Finneran, Managing Director of My Will Quote

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