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Galway

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Quantity Surveyor

At Conack Construction we aim to hire the best candidates in the industry to join our growing and already well-established teams nationwide.
Due to continued expansion, we are currently seeking a Quantity Surveyor to join the Conack team based in Galway. The successful candidate will work with the Commercial & Construction team to ensure a successful project is delivered, while maintaining relationships, maximizing commercial returns, and managing risk.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist Senior Quantity Surveyor in the cost management of multiple projects allocated by Commercial Director
  • Management and direction of Junior QS if allocated by Commercial Director
  • Support Senior Quantity Surveyor with the task of procuring all required subcontractors or Conack Construction resources necessary for the carrying out of all works
  • Assist Senior Quantity Surveyor with the task of managing all payments to subcontractors and suppliers in accordance with company systems and procedures
  • Collaborate with Senior Quantity Surveyor in  all paperwork required in the running and management of his project and for the correspondence required with the Head Office
  • Assist Senior Quantity Surveyor to ensure that all variation accounts are dealt with in such a manner so that they are paid as the project progresses.
  • Collaborate with Tender & Estimating Departments
  • Assisting in the preparation of forecasts, targets & CV reconciliations
  • Prepare variations with adequate records & details, agree as works progress
  • Update projected Final Account, prepare & submit in a timely manner
  • Liaise with & commercially influence/challenge the site management team
  • Maintain & protect Conack commercial & contractual entitlement
  • CVR – Be actively involved in & understand the process, maintain an independent view
  • Risk/opportunity – Review & consider
  • Insurances/warranties – Develop an understanding
  • Cash management – Be aware & be actively involved to ensure good cash management
  • Involvement with & take some responsibility for:
    • Claims & disputes
    • Understanding of contract law
    • Take responsibility for control of traditional contracts

Experience & Skills:

  • Educated to degree level and working toward the relevant professional accreditation
  • At least 5 years post qualification experience
  • Demonstrate clear written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively utilize a range of technology platforms
  • Be fully conversant with the use of the ARM 4
  • Demonstrate ownership/commercial awareness
  • Understanding of contract law
  • Contract/commercial appreciation
  • Effective time management, organizational, interpersonal and negotiation skills

Benefits:

  • Company Vehicle
  • Company Phone
  • Company Laptop
  • Pension
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