Maxim Recruitment
Quantity Surveyor
Maxim Recruitment
Published: 7th December 2017 (9 days ago)
Berlin, Germany
Job Type

Job Description

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor
Ref: MAX7091
Location: Berlin, Germany
Salary: €45k - €50k
Type: Permanent

A Quantity Surveyor is required to join a major international construction consultancy in their Berlin office, to work on commercial office, retail and hotel projects. German speaking candidates are preferred for this role on a personal level at least. You will be a Quantity Surveyor based out of a Berlin office with occasional travel throughout Germany.

Project Details
You will be a Quantity Surveyor on projects in the retail, commercial office and hotel sectors of large and small value.

Responsibilities and Duties
You will be responsible for the daily cost management, co-ordination and successful completion of projects as a Quantity Surveyor, meeting objectives with respect to contract administration, estimating, and bidding to ensure effective management.

Specific Duties will entail (not limited to):

preparing tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities with the architect and/or the client;
undertaking costs analysis for repair and maintenance project work;
assisting in establishing a client's requirements and undertaking feasibility studies;
performing risk and value management and cost control;
advising on procurement strategy;
identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks;
preparing and analysing costings for tenders;
allocating work to subcontractors;
providing advice on contractual claims;
analysing outcomes and writing detailed progress reports;
valuing completed work and arranging payments;
maintaining awareness of the different building contracts in current use;
providing organization and direction of subordinate project team members.
Performing various project management tasks as well as the usual Quantity Surveying duties, providing scope to expand experience

Desired Skills and Experience
Previous experience working as a Quantity Surveyor working for a consultancy is essential
A steady career path as a Quantity Surveyor is strongly preferred
Experience in the building construction sector is essential

Qualifications/Educational Requirements
Member of RICS or CIOB is preferred
A construction related degree or equivalent is desired

Employing Company Overview and Profile
The company is an independent global consultancy offering a range of services to the construction and property industry. They provide project, cost and construction management for clients throughout the world as well as a range of other complementary services, finding solutions that exceed expectations and add value to projects.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives
The company offer a competitive salary in the market with attractive scope to increase once you have proved yourself within the business.

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