About the opportunity
Join the Portakabin culture of innovation, pushing the boundaries of what is possible to seek the best solutions for our clients.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Quantity Surveyor to join our Project Delivery team to proactively manage the financial and contractual aspects of our Sales division projects and drive continuous improvement of the commercial function within our Sales department based at our Head Office in York.
Reporting to the Managing Surveyor, you will work closely with multi-disciplined teams and take commercial responsibility and ownership for the projects to ensure their successful delivery whilst maintaining relationships, maximising commercial returns and managing risk.
Project cost and risk management and cost forecasting (internal & external reporting).
Manage procurement of project subcontractors in conjunction with project buyer (where applicable).
Contract administration including issuing of notices, correspondence etc as applicable.
Lead on cashflow management including submission of applications for payment to clients and notification of payments to subcontractors.
Develop and maintain relationships with clients and the supply chain.
Maximise project revenue, minimise cost and enhance margin.
Protect Sales E&W contractual position with both client & supply chain.
Salary: up to £60,000 (dependant on experience)
Role based: York
Contract type: Permanent
Annual leave: 25 days plus bank holidays
Benefits & Opportunities
Option to buy 5 days of annual leave
Working flexibly principles
Annual performance-related bonus (non-contractual)
A range of dedicated health and wellbeing services
Employee Assistance Program
A chance to give back to your community with an annual Volunteering Day Off
Fully funded professional qualifications and membership
Cycle to Work Scheme
There is also great opportunity for career progression within Portakabin.
Our Ideal Candidate
We are looking for someone who has:
A degree in quantity surveying / commercial management / related construction degree
Previous experience in a quantity surveying role within the UK construction industry
Understanding of traditional construction methods
Understanding of project delivery phases and associated quantity surveying actions
Clear written and verbal communication skills
Effective time management, organisational, interpersonal and negotiation skills
Even if you do not match all of our ‘ideal’ criteria we would still be very keen to receive your CV as we love developing our people and may feel that you could be developed into this role.
If you’d like to discuss the role please contact email@example.com
Portakabin exists to bring the wonder of modular building to the world.
Creating precision-engineered buildings, we believe that our people are the key to exploring greater possibilities across our industry, thinking beyond products, to solutions and beyond customers, to the people and societies they serve.
With more than 60 years of expertise, decades of growth and a business that has more than doubled since 2012, Portakabin profitability is strong in both the UK and Europe and our future ambition is to continue this compelling track record of growth.
We put our people at the heart of everything we do, and you will have the job security and development opportunities that are rare in the current climate, so why not join us, and be a part of our continuing growth and success? With exciting future ambitions we couldn’t think of a better time for you to join us!
We’re keen to get someone started in this role as soon as possible. If you think this sounds like the ideal job for you, please apply without delay as we may close this job advert early if we receive a high number of applications.