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Quantity Surveyor / Cost Manager

Guernsey / Bristol / Exeter - Full-time

 

Overview of Role

 

Jason Powers Consultants are currently seeking a Quantity Surveyor / Cost Manager to join our team in support of our continued growth.

 

This role presents an exciting career opportunity for a high calibre, proactive individual to work on a variety of interesting projects and provide valuable high quality services to our clients. 

 

Job Objectives:

  • Communicate professionally and effectively (written and oral) with clients, colleagues and other parties involved in the projects we support.

  • Assist in the administration of a variety of construction contracts including reviewing valuations, managing contract change and cash flow.

  • Assist in providing cost advice, monitoring, forecasting and reporting in line with budget.

  • Provide sound commercial knowledge and support to project stakeholders.

  • Assist in the negotiation of contract price and terms.

  • Assist with and be involved in the preparation of project estimates including take-off and pricing of various types of construction projects.

  • Attend client meetings

 

Professional Skills

  • Strong communicator

  • Contract experience (NEC3 and 4 and JCT preferred)

  • Cost management

  • Change management and control

  • Valuation

  • Estimating

  • Value engineering

  • Risk management

  • Procurement

  • Advanced computer skills (Microsoft Office preferred)

 

Personal Qualities

  • Desire and drive to learn

  • Passion for the construction industry

  • Quality driven

  • Commercial mindset

  • Collaborative approach

  • Team player

 

Qualifications

 

  • Ideally degree or higher qualification in a relevant subject

  • Preferably hold or be working towards an appropriate professional body membership or equivalent

 

Working Environment

 

  • Able to attend our Guernsey or Bristol office as necessary.

  • Able to effectively work from a home office environment.

  • Travel to site locations when required.

 

Additional Information

 

We are looking for an individual who has a passion for the construction industry and motivated by the work we do and the clients we work with.

 

With a competitive salary, on-going support, training and a wide variety of hands-on roles, this is a ground-floor opportunity to join a growing business, where genuine career progression will be possible.

 

Interested parties should send their CV in the first instance to: matthew.headley@jpcl.co.uk
Graduate Trainee Project Planner / Administrator (Guernsey based role)

We are looking to enhance our team and ensure the smooth project management processes are maintained through the introduction of a new role to the business. The candidate will be trained to:

  • Develop detailed project schedules, including critical path identification.

  • Collate progress data for updating and reporting project status.

  • Prepare an impact analysis of delays and changes to the project programme.

  • Maintain and develop an as-built programme.

  • Carry out other duties relating to time analysis.

 

In addition the candidate will be required to carry out day to day administrative duties, including:

  • Ensuring project documentation and information is correctly maintained.

  • Assisting in the creation of reports and relevant schedules.

  • Converting hard copy document to electronic records.

  • Providing support to the development and project management team.

  • Other clerical duties as required.

 

Candidates should be good communicators with strong analytical and numerical skills:

  • Experience in the use of Microsoft Office is essential.

  • Experience in either Microsoft Project, Asta Power Project or Primavera P6 is desirable but not essential.

  • An ability to multitask in a fast-paced and pressurised environment is essential.

  • Construction related experience would be advantageous.

 

With a competitive salary, on-going support and training and a wide variety of hands-on roles, this is a ground-floor opportunity to join a growing business, where genuine career progression will be possible.

 

Interested parties should send their CV in the first instance to: matthew.cooper@jpcl.co.uk