Job Description

  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Job Location: Dublin
  • Date Posted: Posted 5 months ago
  • Salary:DOE

Building Staff Solutions (BSS) are currently recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor position in Dublin for our client an International Forward Thinking Construction Company.

They are seeking a candidate that has strong negotiation & conflict management skills and that is process oriented with a focus on results, as well as someone who is focused on development and takes personal responsibility for own CPD  As the Senior Quantity Surveyor you will work alongside the Associate/Commercial Director, to ensure projects are delivered at the highest standard.


Manage day to day commercial and contract activities
Undertake contract administration, including change management and maintenance of associated registers ( e.g. Change Order Log)
Negotiate and obtain best value with placement of subcontract orders.
Participate in the management of project budgets, cost plans and feasibility studies as appropriate
Validate and approve sub-contractors’ interim applications and final submissions including compliance with the Construction Contracts Act
Use the agreed costing system for allocation and coding to meet all internal and external requirements.
Lead pre-appointment subcontractor meeting to ensure scope is clearly defined & appoint subcontractor in line with subcontract terms and with any flow downs from the main contract to mitigate any contractual risk
Prepare accurate monthly Cost Value Reports for review with Commercial Managers /Project Managers/Contracts Managers and presentation to the Projects Directors
Maximise cash flow through prompt submission of Monthly Valuations with full and accurate supporting documentation in accordance with the contract
Negotiate, draft and submit Final Accounts including claims in respect of; loss and expense, delay and disruption and any time extensions
Maintain a productive relationship with all the Design team professionals and Client representatives throughout the project
Ensure the full and proper implementation of the Team Commercial procedures where delegated authority so requires
Ideal Candidate:

Demonstrates a knowledge and understanding of the various forms of contract used in the construction industry (RIAI, FIDIC, JCT etc.)
Knowledge of safety systems (SMS) & sets example in relation to safety culture
Ability to critically evaluate and identify gaps in documentation and commercial opportunity (contracts, drawings, specs, CVR’s)
In-depth knowledge and understanding of construction processes, techniques and systems
Demonstrates commercial awareness – market, competition, value for money
Manage and maximise project margin
Strong numeracy and report writing skills


If you are interested in this role, Please click apply or contact Frank on 01 707 1012 for more information.

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