Employers Agent

Salary: Depending on Experience

Industry: Built Environment & Infrastructure

Job Type: Permanent

Location: North West

Reference: 28839-ej

Expiration date: 01 May 2018

An opportunity is available for an Employers Agent / Procurement Quantity Surveyor to join the Student Accommodation division

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • To provide a cost management and contract administration service to the Group’s developments, primarily but not exclusively in the Student Accommodation sector.
  • Reporting to the Client on all applications for payment, invoices and other documents submitted.
  • Preparing recommendations for interim payments to contractors in accordance with contract requirements.
  • To value and report separately, on tenant variations as instructed by the Client.
  • To provide fund monitors and tenant representatives, when instructed by the Client, with all necessary information, and in particular provide all valuations and certification with associated back up for their information.
  • To attend, chair, and prepare and issue minutes of site and progress meetings as required by the Client.
  • To advise on the construction cost implications of any instruction and other matters as requested by the Client.
  • To prepare periodic cost reports in agreed format at specified times.
  • To prepare, negotiate, and issue final accounts and final statements.
  • To agree snagging methodology with the contractors and interested parties and manage the completion and handover process.
  • Other relevant tasks as required.

Person Specification:

  • Open Communication
  • Promotes Teamwork
  • Develops, Supports & Motivates Others
  • Achieves Results
  • Decision Making
  • Builds trust
  • Focuses on Clients and Customers

Essential Experience: 

  • Educated/ qualified to a level of NVQ 4, Degree, HND, or equivalent experience.
  • Basic understanding of contract law
  • Good computer knowledge Word & Excel
  • Basic knowledge of construction principles