Bicester , South East
Full Time , Permanent
Reference number: CON01560
Willmott Dixon is looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join our Midlands team to initially work on an education scheme in Bicester. The south midlands team is going through a period of growth with exciting new projects in the pipeline ranging in value from £10 - £40m.
Your role is to provide commercial support on this project to ensure that it is procured, delivered within budget and to the highest quality whilst exceeding our customers’ expectations. You will be responsible for the delivery of the project to meet its financial targets. You need to demonstrate a good working knowledge of contract conditions and procurement of packages of works as well as management of project risks. You will also have good communication skills with the ability to nurture productive relationships with both the supply chain and customers.
Duties and responsibilities of this role include:
• Assisting in accurately valuing, certifying, and issuing any relevant payment notices for the works of supply chain partners in accordance with their contractual arrangement.
• Ensuring that external valuations are submitted in accordance with conditions of the main contract and that payments are received by the due date.
• Completing cost value comparison reports, ensuring they accurately reflect the current
position on-site and the final projection.
• Establishing strong working relationships with our supply chain, consultants and
customers as this will help you to identify any potential disputes in a timely manner and
enable the introduction of effective solutions.
• Working closely with the project team and senior commercial staff to ensure budgeted
targets for the project are met.
We are looking for a qualified Project Surveyor with previous procurement experience, relevant commercial skills including the ability to maximise value recovery, cost control and cash management but most importantly a confident communicator who can form and develop relationships will all stakeholders.
In return we offer
We reward our people generously with a competitive package that gives you flexible benefits to fit your lifestyle and priorities. This includes but is not limited to, an enhanced pension scheme, discounted or full private medical, life assurance, incentive bonus and a car scheme which will make us a market leader in sustainable company travel. Applicable roles will benefit from a motoring expenditure allowance (MEA) and everyone can access a new generation of low carbon and electric cars via the Willmott Dixon run car leasing scheme.
At Willmott Dixon we provide an inclusive and flexible working environment for people to thrive in and we are happy to support agile working wherever possible. We are a proud member of the Disability Confident Scheme.
With 170 years of rich history, Willmott Dixon’s purpose is beyond profit; delivering brilliant buildings, transforming lives, strengthening communities and enhancing the environment so our world is fit for future generations. Ensuring that we add lasting value to the neighbourhoods we work in; our values, people, innovation, partnerships and focus on sustainability has allowed us to build a successful and solid privately owned business where our people can thrive. Construction is changing and we are at the forefront of that change. Pioneering new ways to build, innovating the way construction is viewed and establishing ourselves as one of the top employers in any industry. It truly is an amazing company in one of the most exciting industries with a vast array of professional career paths. Adding to that our numerous people awards, we understand everyone has a unique potential and ability to make a difference and succeed; if you want your skills developed and talent recognised, why not join our business! Willmott Dixon was awarded 5th place in the Sunday Times Best Companies Top 100 (2020) to work for, the Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2022 and is the first major contractor and developer to win a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the category of sustainable development.