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Project / Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Lancashire
  • Salary: £45k - 65k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

Job title - Quantity Surveyor/Senior Quantity Surveyor
Projects – Residential / extra care / apartments
Location - Office based Preston / site based North West
The candidate - The project Quantity Surveyor will need to be experienced in social and affordable housing (apartments and new build housing developments).
The project(s) - New build social housing projects. Scheme size will vary from £1 to £8m and project QS would be expected to oversee a number of projects at any one time.
The client - A medium sized, well established contractor with an excellent reputation. A residential specialist building contractor
Reporting directly to the Commercial Manager, the role will entail:
• Preparing and agreeing monthly interim valuations and final accounts.
• Recording, costing and agreeing contract variations.
• Managing main and subcontracts.
• Internal monthly cost/value reconciliation cost reports.
• Subcontract procurement including preparing tender enquiries, reconciling quotations and placing subcontract orders.
• Management notification and payment of subcontract interim and final accounts.
• Managing payment of consultants interim and final accounts.
• Day to day cost control and cashflow forecasting.
• Assisting the development and training of trainee and assistant surveyors.
• Maintaining and developing professional relationships.
Experience of working with a social housing contractor on residential projects· Quantity Surveying or similar Degree - Preferable ·
A good understanding of all aspects of surveying and contractual procedures· Understanding of the financial implications of the methods and sequences of build · In-depth knowledge of the construction industry·
Good knowledge of commercial and financial management systems and controls· Strong personal organisational skills
· Ability to work alone but also as part of a team within a growing business· Computer literacy
• Experience using JCT D&B suite of contracts.
• Good knowledge of commercial and financial management systems and controls
• Computer literacy especially in Microsoft Excel
• Ability to juggle a number of projects and tasks at the same time
Salary and Package
£45,000 - £65,000
25 days holiday
Company pension,
Car allowance,
Discretionary bonus.
How to apply for this role: If you are interested in this position, then please contract Alexandra Smith either via email or call me on 07980 006 436 if you have any questions on this role or any of my other roles.