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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Ref: CCL-HR-188

Location: Cork

Salary: Competitive

Due to continuing expansion, we currently have a vacancy for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join our team. 

The ideal candidate will have minimum 7 years main contracting experience. This position will be site / office-based covering projects in the Munster region.



• A relevant 3rd level Quantity Surveying degree qualification

• Proven track record in delivering multiple projects

• Proven record of own responsibility and accountability and ability to work successfully with a team

• An excellent knowledge of the industry and building technology methods

• Strong analytical skills

• Excellent communication and presentation skills

• Highly organised and self-motivated, with excellent time management skills and must be able to complete tasks before deadlines

• Strong negotiation skills in dealing with Clients / Design Teams and our supply chain

• Advanced IT skills – including excellent knowledge of MS office applications and QS / Estimating packages – Global Buildsoft / Cost X etc

• Excellent understanding of forms of contracts – RIAI forms / Public Works / Bespoke 



Duties will include but are not limited to:

• Commercial management of pkrojects (be it independently or part of a team) and reporting to the Commercial Manager and relevant Project Directors

• At times, provide assistance to the Estimating department in pricing and estimating projects

• Measure from first principals and have an excellent understanding of ARM

• Liaising with all stakeholders on an on-going basis and maintaining relationships whilst maintaining and protecting CField’s commercial and contractual entitlement 

• Identify risk and managing these risks

• Managing, overseeing & coaching junior/intermediate quantity surveyors including and not limited to checking and taking responsibility for their work

• Daily Project QS duties will include but not limited to:

• procurement of subcontractor / supplier packages (including analysing, appointing, managing until completion), 

• working to the company’s standard operating procedures, 

• compiling interim valuations

• measurements

• negotiating final accounts with clients / supply chain

• compiling interim supply chain payments

• recording change orders and valuing and issuing costs to clients PQS in a timely manner and within contract time bar clauses,  

• compiling variation log registers.

• completing monthly CVR’s / project cashflows.

• attending site meetings as required.

• management of project preliminaries costs with the project teams.

• investigate and develop value engineering options and present options / cost savings to clients and design teams.


Please send CV to Careers@cfield.ie

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