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Managing Quantity Surveyor

Job Introduction

At Tarmac, ‘who you are’ matters.  We want to get to know you.  If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, collaborative in working well with others and ambitious to make things better, then have a read of what we have on offer.   

We are currently looking for a Managing Quantity Surveyor to join our team based in Norfolk.

Here at Tarmac, we are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Role Responsibility

Joining our team, you will:

  • Oversee the measurement and prepare valuations, whilst Monitoring and reporting on the financial performance of contracts.
  • Valuation of contracts
  • Monitor and manage the procurement of control of sub contract labour.
  • Provide advice and guidance on contract & subcontract terms and conditions
  • Provide input in the submission of contractual claims and provide notices required under the contract
  • Maintain records of public liability and other third party insurance claims
  • Prepare and finalise month end accounts in line with management procedures
  • Effective management & coaching of all direct reports
  • Ensure that all risks are identified and minimised on all contracts.
  • Work to ensure that the business receives prompt payment for completed works
  • Actively manage and report cash flow and ensure that targets are met.
  • Management of contractual risk and timely, advantageous and economic resolution of disputes

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Professionally qualified

And possess the following:

  • Continuous Improvement – initiates improvements, spots opportunities to develop new ideas and improve performance
  • Leadership – defines clear objectives, expectations & roles, and involves others in decision making where appropriate
  • Developing People – creates situations and opportunities to learn and apply new skills; helps individuals to understand their strengths and areas for development; encourages others to take responsibility for their own development
  • Communication – Influences others; sells own ideas by linking them to other people’s values, goals or ideas; willingly and confidently communicates issues and ideas to gain senior management support, and sells the benefits behind decisions and changes
  • Teamwork –Build a positive team culture. Involve others. Encourage others to express their views and ideas and listen to what they say. 
  • Drive - Approach challenges with energy and enthusiasm. Overcome obstacles to meeting goals or standards. 
  • Encourage and persuade others to improve performance
  • Flexibility - Change own approach in line with new priorities. Reflect on situations and learn from experience. Open to feedback from others, taking time to listen.  Keep up-to-date with specific technical and functional skills
  • Thinking Skills - Consider all potential causes and underlying causes of a problem.  Quickly identify the cause of a problem.  Take full ownership for resolving problems and implementing actions

Why Tarmac

We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits.

Some of the range of benefits on offer to employees include:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice.
  • Training and development opportunities

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future?

Tarmac is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

Tarmac Trading Limited


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