Recruitment of outstanding personnel is key to maintaining the reputation for excellence
Contract: Full-Time (Permanent)
First advertised: Monday, 19 Oct, 2020

Area: Midlands

Job type:
Full-Time (Permanent)


Reference: SLSKPT

Date added to website:
Monday, 19 Oct, 2020


About us:

Dodd Group - a privately owned family business formed in 1947; a national M&E provider with an outstanding reputation for delivering excellent levels of service.  Based at our smart, modern, open plan office in Stockport, we are looking for a QS to join our established very busy and friendly team.

 Job Overview: 

To provide efficient, profitable and accurate quantity surveying of financial issues of all delegated contracts from order stage through to and including final account. To conduct themselves in a manner to promote a positive image of the company with a view to securing future enquiries and orders.

· To liaise with and communicate fully with the Senior Quantity Surveyors/Commercial Manager at all times on all financial aspects of delegated projects

· To comply in all regards with the Company’s Objectives and Mission Statement in relation to Commercial, Quality Assurance, Procedures and Systems

· To actively promote a Health and Safety culture within our business, and ensure implementation of the Company’s Health and Safety Policy

· To be responsible for the formulation and timely submission of interim applications for payment

· To be responsible for identifying contract variations, to provide accurate costing and agreement of costs of all variations with the Contractor/Clients representatives prior to the works being carried out

· To ensure final accounts for all contracts are agreed and paid in full in a timely manner to the benefit of the organisation

· To provide all necessary information including but not limited to CVR, WIP, Retention and Debt reporting to facilitate the Commercial Manager in completing the monthly management reports for presentation to the MD and submission to Division in line with agreed timetable parameters

· To familiarise themselves with the requirements of each project to ensure specifications are adhered to

· To search for value adding opportunity and engage with our clients in engineering of product and specification in an effort to enhance profitability and customer relationships

· To be responsible for the compiling and issuing of direct labour targets in consultation with the Operational Delivery Team and ensuring that a positive commercial position exists on all projects between output and expenditure

· To manage subcontractors accounts accurately and effectively including agreeing terms and conditions, variation claims, payment cycles including pay less notices where applicable to enhance the contract performance

· Seek competitive advantage wherever opportunity presents and endeavour to seek and promote differentiation from our competitors wherever possible

· To assist with estimating as and when required, including the checking of tenders to ensure they are commercially and contractually accurate and financially viable

Skills and Qualifications:

· IT literacy including Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Email (Intermediate level)

· Verbal & Written communication skills

· Basic Health & Safety Skills

· Intermediate Numeracy Analytical & Problem Solving Skills

· Effective Meetings

· Negotiation Skills

Mandatory Training:

· Dodd Group Induction

· Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme

· Vixen Account System

· Asbestos Awareness

Salary and benefits package competitive and negotiable depending on experience 

                              Dodd Group are an equal opportunities employer 


We will not accept applications from recruitment agencies.

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