Quantity Surveyor

Dublin 24, Full Time

Executive talent are currently partnering up with our renowned client based in Dublin South to find a Quantity Surveyor to join their company. This will be an exceptional opportunity for the right candidate to move in to managerial roles and beyond.

Role requirements:

  • Full ownership of tenders from inception to project launch including control of all commercial and financial aspects of projects
  • Liaise with management to ensure commercial risks regarding insurances and terms and conditions of contract are fully understood
  • Ability to change specification if there is scope to do so and manage the approval of variations to contracts to ensure the continuance of work on projects
  • Understanding the clients requirements
  • Handover of tender to post contract team to ensure that the tender submission is clear and understood
  • Deliver the project financially and to a high level of client satisfaction
  • Certify monthly interim valuations, including verifying previous payments to nominated sub-contractors and where appropriate checking materials off site
  • Certify and monitor variations including, managing provisional sums, contingencies etc.
  • Prepare monthly financial statements/reports for projects projecting the anticipated total final cost including financial provisions included in the contract and other direct
  • Manage matters that may give rise to a contractual claim
  • Confer with design team and other parties on such measures as are necessary to contain the overall cost within the approved budgetary provision
  • Be responsible for all aspects of the tendering and procurement processes and evaluation of bids contractors
  • Prepare and develop methods of planning and monitoring procedures on various contracts, ensuring that the data collected can be used as a monitoring tool
  • Prepare programs of work and materials schedules in conjunction with the surveying and operations teams
  • Advise management of any possible over-expenditure and the reasons for it
  • Submit assessments of the forecast cash flow for the Project, including the financial provisions included in the contract and other direct payments made at the start of the contract and thereafter at intervals of three months until practical completion.
  • After practical completion revise periodically until agreement of the final account
  • To produce interim progress reports to the Head of Service in relation to the overall programme for
  • Presentation to appropriate Board and Committee meetings and to Senior Managers within the Asset Management
  • Monitor; investigate and report on reasons behind any over-run on the contract period, which is not sanctioned by a formal extension of time and ascertained damage.
  • Monitor/measure actuals against programmed, and adjust as necessary to ensure the smooth flow of material deliveries and performance on site
  • Before issue of final certificate and account, advise the Head of Service that all nominated parties have received payment of their agreed final accounts
  • Participate in multi-disciplinary teams, liaising with other stakeholders, consultants and Partners as required, ensuring that deadlines are adhered to and contract targets are achieved
  • To provide estimates and quotations for various building works using analytical methods and schedules of rates
  • Experience in pricing traditional tenders, cost plans
  • Obtaining subcontract quotations where necessary
  • Quality control of tenders, ensuring that estimates are prepared in accordance with the company procedures manual
  • To provide tender and quotation documentation, from design specifications for new build, extensions, alteration, modernisation and refurbishment work, for submission by, subcontractors or external resources
  • Be responsible for preparing building and maintenance contracts for all forms of work undertaken or Commissioned, evaluate orders preparing acceptance reports and chairing pre-contract meetings
  • Undertake valuations and ensure payments for contracted services are claimed / made in accordance with standing orders and financial regulations
    • Support technical staff on quantity surveying, construction, procurement and contract matters and to make appropriate recommendations to members of staff and external stakeholders
    • To carry out site visits as required to ensure that work is progressing in accordance with specifications
  • Responsible for monitoring and reviewing processes to ensure risk and compliance arrangements are in place and take immediate and appropriate action where risk to the Company is identified
  • Other duties, which are broadly consistent with the job


  • Mission, Vision and Values, to uphold the Equality and diversity policy and to participate in training activities necessary to your post
  • Adherence to Standing Orders and Financial Regulations and Health and Safety standards
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