Rider Hunt International

  • Quantity Surveyor ( QS)

    Job Locations UK
    Posted Date 2 years ago(11/24/2017 7:01 AM)
    # of Openings
    Quantity Surveying
  • Overview

    Rider Hunt International is a project controls consultancy, having been established for over fifty years and with a focus on Oil and Gas and re-measurement activities. An opportunity for a  Quantity Surveyor has arisen to provide our cllent based in Surrey with Pre-contract formation Support. You will join our current team, reporting to the Lead QS and liasing with the client's contracts team.  We offer opportunities to work in client offices, our offices for managed service projects, and internationally on client construction sites, in addition to opportunities within our parent company.  We have an immediate opening for a Quantity Surveyor to join our team based in Surrey client offices focussing on provision of pre-contract formation services.


    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws


    The main focus of the position involves untaking the following responsibilities and duties

    • Reviewing engineering deliverables MTO’s, specifications, model dumps and generating BOAQ’s, SOR’s and preambles
    • Interrogation of engineering data to determine completeness / quality
    • Supporting the bid evaluation process and conformance of major construction contract
    • Commercial comparison of proposals
    • Normalising proposals
    • Generation of commercial clarifications
    • Soft money analysisReview of commercial and technical clarification and exceptions
    • Liaising with C&P and project services functions
    • Experience from within the Building Industry would be advantageous.

    Prime responsibilities and duties


    • To Assist with (and manage where requested) the preparation of Preambles, Schedule of Rates and Bills of Quantities
    • To Assist with (and manage where requested) the preparation of modelled BoAQ’
    • To Assist with (and manage where requested) the take off of quantities from drawing
    • To Assist with (and manage where requested) the preparation of cost and manhour analysis for benchmarking and productivity assessmen
    • To Assist with (and manage where requested) the preparation of ITT/RFP and Contract documents
    • To Assist with (and manage where requested) the performance of tender/bid analysis
    • To Assist with (and manage where requested) providing advice on contractual claims
    • To Assist with (and manage where requested) valuing completed work and arranging payments to contractors
    • Understanding of different types of contractual arrangements in use in the industry
    • To Assist with (and manage where requested) the post contract administration of contracts, subcontractors, suppliers, etc. in accordance with terms of contract and ensure Client is in compliance with contractual obligations
    • To Assist with (and manage where requested) the cost control and reporting in accordance with client procedures and guidelines
    • To Assist with (and manage where requested) the preparation and submission of interim valuations and final accounts
    • To Assist with (and manage where requested) the preparation of client proposals
    • To Assist with (and manage where requested) providing advice and forecasts on costs
    • To Assist with (and manage where requested) the preparation of estimates including reviewing client and 3rd party estimates
    • To Assist with (and manage where requested) Contractor and Company audits
    • Sets a personal example in relation to adherence to RHi / Client Health and Safety requirements, Code of Business Conduct and any other Global Mandatory Procedures and Processes


    Management and Teamwork


    • Mentoring; sharing knowledge, best practice and relationships in order to support colleagues, less experienced team members in achieving their objectives.
    • Collaboration and Teamwork- listen to other team members to ensure they have the ability to feel their views and opinions are included in support of team decisions
    • Performance Management- Ability to set SMART personal objectives in support of the company’s strategy and to communicate and agree any changes.
    • Awareness and may input under supervision into Management of Change related activities
    • Project Management – ability to assist with (and manage where requested) the management of projects, interface with client representatives, interpret client requirements, manage client expectations, plan work load, organise RHi team resources and deliver on agreed deadlines


    • Compliance with RHI “Values”- Demonstrate by example and promote our values to peers.
    • Effective Communication Skills- Ability to input discussions and presentations with clients on smaller projects. Ability to listen to and consider the opinion of others.
    • Ability to mentor less experienced team members and trusted to deliver on objectives and to deadlines.
    • Adaptability
    • Ability to apply a logical and reasoned approach to day to day problem solving and make some recommendations into alternate solutions
    • Critical Observation- will make recommendations in order that the company make informed, inclusive decisions, based upon data, experience and listening to all views/needs.



    • Degree qualification preferred (ideally having achieved chartered status)
    • Demonstrable experience of quantity surveying and measurement
    • Demonstrable client site experience
    • Sound IT skills in MS Word, PowerPoint and Advanced Excel data manipulation skills
    • Competent in the advanced functions of RHi Applications (RHiComs/SAM)
    • Use Client applications appropriately as part of service delivery
    • Analytical skills and ability to follow structured approach
    • Takes responsibility and seeks continuous improvement
    • Ability to interpret company policies and procedures and apply to Operations as appropriate
    • Share knowledge with other staff members
    • Proven team player and may head and motivate a small team within RHi or client’s office
    • Good communication, having the ability to sustain close client contact
    • Excellent report writing skills requiring little final review
    • Supports change and influences the implementation of processes
    • Preferably have the ability to travel overseas as part of project work
    • Commitment to continuous self-development


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