Working in Property - A definition of a Quantity Surveyor
- Cost planning and commercial management during the entire life cycle of the project from inception to completion
- Value engineering
- Risk Management and calculation
- Procurement advice and assistance during the tendering procedures
- Commercial Management and Contract Administration
- Assistance in dispute resolution
- Asset Capitalisation
- Interim payment assessment
- Cost Management process
- Claim the extra cost of the design variation
Traditional quantity surveying services
3. Contracts negotiation
5. Preparing Bill of Quantities (BOQ)
6. Monitoring Budget
7. Preparation of Payment Invoice and Certification.
9. Dispute resolution
10. Preparing feasibility studies
11. Cost Control
Future services expected
1. Investment appraisal
2. Advice on cost limits and budgets
5. Risk analysis
6. Insolvency services.
7. Subcontract administration
8. Environmental services measurement and costing.
9. Technical auditing
10. Planning and supervision
13. Administering maintenance programmes
14. Advice on contractual disputes.
1. Provide procurement and contractual advice
3. Refine, monitor and control costs during design development
4. Prepare contract documentation
5. Prepare pre-tender estimates
1. Identify cost-risks in tender returns
3. Recommend preferred tenderer
Professional Bodies for further reference.
RICS (the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) is an international professional body with over 100,000 members. They represent everything professional and ethical in land, property and construction.
Their members are known as chartered surveyors and are recognised by the designation after their name: MRICS (Member of RICS), FRICS (Fellow of RICS) and AssocRics (Associate of RICS).
They regulate and promote the profession; maintain the highest educational and professional standards; protect clients and consumers via a strict code of ethics; and provide impartial advice, analysis and guidance.
The QSi is the only professional body which solely caters for Quantity Surveyors
The QSi is the professional body for those specialising in the financial aspects of construction and engineering.
They are a non-profit making organisation and a truly international organisation with members spanning the globe.
Their objective is to support and protect the character, status and interest of the profession of Quantity Surveying.
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