Quantity Surveyor

27 Jul 2017
25 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Due to rapid growth and continuous success we are delighted to confirm that we are currently seeking a Quantity Surveyor to join our Fortem team at our Birmingham South branch. The purpose of the Quantity Surveyor is to work in conjunction with the more senior commercial member in branch to ensure appropriate commercial controls are in place and adhered to in order to secure the Company's full entitlement through the contract and control the commercial aspects of the supply chain gearing maximum leverage.

The Project
Our Birmingham Branch covers the whole of South Birmingham. The branch employs roughly 270 people servicing over 26,000 homes per year. This is a great opportunity to join a highly successful and expanding business.

Essential and Desirable Criteria
Essential Criteria

Good data interrogation skills Good Excel skills (incl. formula development) QS degree or equivalent training with in-depth relevant contract experience Line management experience Contractual awareness Negotiating, communication and presentation skills Ability to and proven track record of scheduling works in voids and major repairs in line with NHF 6.1 Proven track record of interpreting works standards, identifying works required and capturing variations for approval

Desirable Criteria Experience of management accounts Accounting skills Excellent Access skills Remeasurement skills Commercial contractor exposure Other requirements Accurate Reliable Credible Proactive Team player & professional Meet deadlines

Fortem embraces diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all sectors of the community.

Personal Qualities
We need someone to join and support our team who is proactive, customer focused, approachable with a can do attitude. At Fortem we look for a balance of skills and experience but just as important to us are your values and behaviours. We look for people who: * Are honest and trustworthy * Consistently exceed expectations * Take ownership of tasks and see things through * Meet deadlines * Go the extra mile * Respect and value other ideas

Sound like you? If so, come and join our Fortem team, and become a great ambassador of our business.

Additional Information
We offer a competitive salary in addition to a comprehensive benefits package* including a company pension scheme, life assurance, discounted private medical cover, incentive/bonus schemes, employee trade discounts, and many more. Some flexibility in working patterns is to be expected and a clean driving license is essential. We offer you a bright future, one where you will have the opportunity to develop your career with a fast moving, forward thinking company, who recognise and rewards your achievements. * Benefits may vary dependent upon the role and type of employment contract.

About Us
Here at Fortem we are passionate about people, with a real focus and drive around continuous development. We strongly believe that this passion has allowed us the success we have enjoyed in recent years. Above everything else you will be joining a values based business: our values are at the centre of every activity we undertake. Having the right talent, coupled with the right culture and values, ensures that we have a sustained future and a trusted brand in our respective markets. Fortem is part of the Willmott Dixon Family of Companies which is one of the largest privately owned Construction businesses in the UK. Willmott Dixon, for the past four years has been the highest privately owned construction and Development Company in the prestigious Sunday Times best companies to work for list.

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