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Quantity Surveyor

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor
Department: Commercial
Location: Yorkshire & the Humber
Contract: Permanent
Application Deadline: 30/04/2020
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J Tomlinson is an established, privately-owned company with a substantial heritage and wealth of experience in delivering integrated building solutions tailored to public and private sector clients. Our extensive portfolio of services includes the provision of Construction, Commercial Refurbishment, Repairs and Maintenance, Engineering Services, Regeneration Programmes, Energy Efficiency and Renewables, and Facilities Management. We offer a totally integrated building solution.

Job Description

Looking for a new role for 2020?

Due to increasing works within our Commercial Maintenance department, we have several commercial job opportunities available commencing early 2020 across the entirety of Yorkshire and Humberside including trade roles, gas, electrical, QS’s and site supervisors. Should you be interested in the role below, please send your CV and a covering letter to the application form below or Recruitment@jtomlinson.co.uk. All interviews will be held local to the applicants. For information on further roles available please see the J Tomlinson website www.jtomlinson.co.uk and go on the Careers page.

Please note that an Enhanced DBS Disclosure will be required before commencing works and Blue Light Emergency Service Vetting may also be required. All roles are permanent and full-time positions at 40 hours per week 8.00am – 5.00pm Monday to Friday.


Core Responsibilities

  • Minimise commercial risk and financial reporting on Commercial Maintenance contracts
  • Administer and enforce business commercial procedures;
  • Produce monthly contract cost value reports;
  • Production and negotiation of monthly and final applications for payment;
  • Placing and subsequent financial management of sub-contract agreements;
  • Provide assistance, guidance and support to the operational teams in the areas of: Contract Compliance, The financial impact of decisions; Value maximisation/cost saving techniques; Procurement strategy
  • Work with operational and technical teams to establish, monitor and update benchmark and target delivery rates;
  • Ensure that works’ contractual risks are: (a) highlighted prior to signing, and (b) communicated effectively to both senior managers and the project team;
  • Ensure all contractual notifications and procedures are correctly in place and adhered to by the project team;
  • Accurately monitor, forecast and report project cost and value;
  • Ensure all contractual notifications are correctly in place;
  • Assist senior managers in the production of the monthly management accounts;
  • Produce, submit and negotiate both interim and final applications for payment;
  • Ensure additional works are notified, measured and valued in line with contractual, industry and business requirements;
  • Assessment and payment of sub-contract valuations and invoices in line with contractual, industry and business requirements (including the issuing of notifications);
  • Place all sub-contract orders in line with main contract, industry standards and business requirements;
  • Maximise works profitability;
  • Minimise commercial risks.

The Candidate

We are looking for a candidate with the following experience and qualifications;

  • Degree in Quantity Surveying
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Extensive experience within the commercial sector
  • Professional / chartered membership of RICS or CIOB (Desirable)

What we Offer

In return we offer a competitive salary that will be dependent upon your experiences and qualifications within the role.

You will be issued with a company laptop and phone. Our benefits include pension, life assurance, discounts on EE products and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme including free legal and financial support and free counselling services.


Apply for this Job

If you wish to apply for this position, please ensure you fit the criteria above. Please send a CV and covering letter stating why you would be an excellent candidate for the role using the form below or to Recruitment@jtomlinson.co.uk.

Due to a high volume of applications we receive we regret that we cannot respond to everyone and may only contact you if your application is successful.

J Tomlinson is proud to be recognised as a Disability Confident Committed employer. We are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process.