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Quantity Surveyor

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Job Number

IRE02001

Location

Ireland

Contract

Full Time, Permanent

Department

Commercial, Engineering

The Role

As Quantity Surveyor one of your main focuses will be involvement in compilation of tender documents and procurement strategy. You will be collaborating closely with the Commercial Director and Buyer/Estimation Departments in relation to company projects. You will be reporting directly to the Associate Director of Quantity Surveying.

The Commercial Department is the essential cog in the business and links the commercial operations on our projects with the overall financial management of the business. This allows projects to run on budget and finances to flow as smoothly as possible.

About Our Company

Designer Group is a leading international mechanical & electrical provider specialising in turnkey packages for the design, supply, and installation of M&E services. Headquartered in Dublin, we employ in excess of 1000 experienced and dedicated colleagues across the Group. As an industry leader, we work with some of the world’s largest multinational companies and our common purpose is delivering ambitious, innovative and sustainable engineering solutions, building client partnerships that bear testament to the standards we uphold.

Our people are the foundation for our continued growth across all client sectors. We invest in our people and have a philosophy of continuous professional development. This investment has produced an innovative and passionate team that deliver projects for our clients safely, efficiently and to the highest standards in the industry.  Our approach to everything we do is underpinned by our Values of:

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Challenge

Deliver

This is an exciting time for Designer Group, with the fruits of our Engineering Our Future Strategy 2025 reflected in our substantial pipeline of work in Ireland, Europe, Africa and South America.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Placement of sub-contract orders in conjunction with relevant Manager/Buying Department.
  • Evaluate the terms and conditions of sub-contractors / contracts with emphasis on Risk, Program, Terms & Conditions, Design Responsibility etc.
  • Prepare Tender Risk Analysis based on standard format, Contract documentation including bill of quantities.
  • Run accurate Commercial Cost Control Reports on projects ensuring reports clearly identify committed costs, forecast costs for materials, sub-contract and labour in addition to preliminaries etc.
  • Identify, analyse and develop responses to commercial risks in conjunction with the Commercial Director.
  • Provide advice on contractual claims – analysing outcomes and forecast and report as required.
  • To prepare and present monthly company reports at each project and/or business review, in line with company formats and standards.
  • Assist the Commercial Director in the preparation of monthly commercial reports.
  • Assist the Estimation Department from time to time on the preparation of estimates.
  • Ensure that client relationships are enhanced to maximize on current and future opportunities.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Third level Degree in Quantity Surveying or similar.
  • Minimum of 5+ years’ experience in a similar role.

Your Skills and Competencies

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills in dealing with cross functional personnel.
  • Good attention to detail, with an analytical approach and ability to work using your own initiative.

Why work for us?

Our people are our most important asset, we take pride in the quality of our staff and provide appropriate training for our people and always look to develop them within our business ensuring we have a strong and experienced workforce that gives us exceptional self-delivery capability.

Benefits

  • On-site parking.
  • Sick pay.
  • Company events & social hours.
  • Company pension.
  • Wellness programmes.
  • Private medical/dental insurance.

Application Process

If you are excited about this opportunity and meet the qualifications mentioned above, we would love to hear from you.  Our recruitment team will review applications and reach out to qualified candidates for further consideration.

 

Designer Group is an equal ​opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

 

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