Intermediate QS

Contact Aimee Burke
  • Salary: €60,000 plus DOE
  • Location: IrelandMunsterCork
  • Sector: Mission CriticalPharma & Life SciencesAdvanced Manufacturing

Our client is a Leading Engineering Firm that works on projects in the  Bio-Pharma, Oil & Gas, and Semiconductor Industries, currently seeking an Intermediate QS based in Cork to work on a Pharma project.

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Key Responsibilities

  • Complete the initial review of tenders, rates, preliminaries, terms and conditions prior to commencement of a contract
  • Raise sales invoices against works completed as required
  • Undertake and manage interim commercial meetings with all key stakeholders
  • Create detailed reports on the commercial status of the project.
  • Management of sub-contractors including; prepare tenders, soliciting tenders, evaluation of rates and measures, provision of sub contract agreements, purchase orders, and general commercial management of sub-contractor
  • Work closely with construction managers and site engineers to track progress claims by sub-contractors and certify payments
  • Identify escalations, material or labour, as appropriate.
  • Management of labour costs including inputting into BMS
  • Ability to identify potential commercial risks and ensure prompt reporting of same to Senior Management. Follow direction of Senior Management in undertaking work duties.
  • Verify measures on works and the application of contracted rates
  • Management of variations, including measures, rates, preliminaries and 3rd party costs including materials, consumables, plant etc., issue to customer and negotiate as required.
  • Capable of costing and agreeing daily work changes to include managing the subcontractor re-measurement of contract works, site day works and site change orders.
  • Generate contract valuations on bi monthly basis.
  • Liaise with Customer in contract administration including progress account valuations, prepare supporting documentation, final account negotiations, final payment certificates and retentions.

The ideal Candidate:

  • Degree Qualification in Quantity Surveying, Mechanical Engineering, construction management or equivalent
  • Proficient in the suite of Microsoft applications, primarily Word and Excel
  • Min 3-5 years relevant work placement experience as a surveyor is required, preferably in the mechanical sector
  • Decisive, organised, personable and have the ability to multi-task
  • Ability to complete successful negotiation and build rapport with customers and subcontractors
  • Diligent, pays a high level of attention to detail, and sets a high standard of quality for themselves and others.
  • A Strong Communicator both written and verbal.
  • Knowledge of industry best practice and standards

Great benefits package for the right candidate

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