Project Quantity Surveyor – Germany

• International market leading specialist contractor
• Excellent salary package + benefits ( Flights, accommodation, car, subsistence)
• Progressive organisation that are a firm believer in CPD ad internal promotions.
• Large interesting projects across multiple sectors
• Permanent position based in Europe.  

We are currently seeking an ambitious Quantity Surveyor to work for a market leading Specialist Contractor to be based in Germany. The right candidate will have previous Main/Subcontracting experience and if successful will be working for an international market leading specialists in construction, infrastructure, fit-out and asset management.

As a member of the Quantity Surveying Team the Quantity Surveyor will have responsibility for direction of the function in relation to relevant projects; as a result of which the QS must be commercially aware, with a high level of commitment, initiative and enthusiasm.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Liaising with clients from initial enquiries through to final accounts.
• As a Project Quantity Surveyor you will be involved in the preparation of commercial plans along with cost control / management of projects.
• Preparing measures and works packages for procurement and valuation purposes.
• Actively work with Project Managers relating to contract variations.
• Negotiating and purchasing of Sub-Contracts, subsequent account management and final agreement.
• Final Account negotiations etc.
• Dealing with clients/engineers/contractors.
• Closely monitor and process project variations.
• Prepare reports including cost reports and cash flow forecasts
• Issuing tender queries and preparation of tender reports
• Preparing progress applications and cost reports
• Attend project and subcontractor meetings
• Identify, assess and manage commercial/contractual risks
• Ensure contract documents and their revisions are effectively managed
• Reporting to management on the financial progression of projects
• As a Project Quantity Surveyor you will ensure effective records are kept of the works as they progress along with monitoring project costs against budgets, identify problems/opportunities and recommend /implement change where necessary.

Necessary Requirements and Skills: 
• 3rd level Qualification in Quantity Surveying / Construction economics
• 1-4 years relevant experience with a recognised Main/Subcontractor
• A proven track record of quantity surveying
• Strong operational skills and an attention to detail
• Have gained good experience working on building projects in Ireland or the UK.
• Ideally you will possess experience working on projects €3-€20 million respectively within the mixed-use, commercial, industrial, residential, healthcare or hospitality sectors
• Good presentation skills
• Strong written communication abilities are also essential