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Managing Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: South East London
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 9 months ago

  • Sector: Residential, Construction
  • Contact: Sadek Rahman
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0207 7437513
  • Expiry Date: 15 October 2022
  • Job Ref: 398579SRA

Are you an experienced Managing Quantity Surveyor capable of managing all commercial aspects of major projects within the Residential sector? Can you work with both the Design & Delivery teams to ensure projects are successfully delivered? Our client is a leading housebuilder seeking a Managing QS to manage the London & South East Region.

Duties include:

• Deliver our clients’ Commercial strategy and objectives across multiple projects (up to 6).
• Identify training and personal development required for Commercial team.
• Deliver CVRs. Deliver and report robust Risk and Opportunity / Profit Improvement Plans across their projects.
• Manage Procurement buying to achieve programme and budget requirements. Mitigate / remove non-recoverable costs across their projects.
• Act as the single point of contact for all commercial, legal, financial and administrative issues with suppliers and contractors.
• Approve supply chain payments on or before cut-off dates ensuring sums due are fair on all their projects.
• Monitor weekly WIP and manage to prevent slippage.
• Contribute to financial appraisals utilising industry / historic knowledge and be responsible for achieving or bettering SMH cost allowances across their projects.
• Work collaboratively with Senior Sales, Senior Technical, Contracts Managers, and Customer Care managers.
• Work on wider client projects as and when required.
• Produce monthly performance scores on the supply chain across all projects
• Mitigate scope creep, manages value engineering through the Profit Improvement Plan and understands the impact on cost and value. Ensures variations are formally instructed and valued correctly.
• As part of the effective delivery of our Performance Development framework, provide coaching and regular feedback to maximise performance delivery and development, encouraging collaboration and empowerment.
• Ensure effective communication that enables engagement and enablement.
• Maintain knowledge and adhere to relevant Group Policies and Procedures, Legislation and Regulations.

The successful candidate will have:

• Minimum 10 years’ post-graduate experience in the relevant Commercial area, preferably with a contractor or housebuilder.
• Higher education industry discipline relevant qualification.
• RICS and/or MCIOB accreditation
• Previous experience in leading and developing several Project Commercial teams in a contracting or housebuilding organisation.
• Strong commercial, legal, technical management and financial skills.
• Strong professional network with excellent communication skills.
• Full valid driving licence
• Able to successfully manage the performance of medium sized teams.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please contact Sadek directly or click Apply Now and submit your CV.