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Quantity Surveyor - Housing

  • Salary: £35000.00 - £46000.00 per annum + car, pension, negotiable
  • Location: Lancashire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job reference: BBBH373719_1511772627

Job description

Senior Quantity Surveyor - New Build Housing - £35,000 - £46,000 + package - Based in North Manchester

The client

A leading residential developer are currently seeking an accomplished Quantity Surveyor to join their successful commercial team based in North Lancashire.

The role has arisen due to recent expansion building on sustained growth of the regional office. The successful candidate will join an established yet growing company who have great plans to continue to expand in the Residential sector of their business. As such, there will be excellent opportunities to progress in the medium term with a company who have an excellent reputation for providing outstanding internal training and retaining their staff.

The Role

Conducting feasibility studies, cost analysis, valuations and coordinating work schedules.

Support and assist land viability process though measuring and quantifying drawings and maintaining records

Secure best rates through comprehensive tender lists ensuring a minimum of 4 sub-contractors per trade on each development

Negotiate fixed price periods and less value than the detailed land viability estimates

Guarantee all specifications and programmes are complied with and that quality is not compromised.

You will be given sole responsibility for your own projects, reporting directly to the Commercial Director.

Previous residential surveying experience will be required, as you will have the overall responsibility for projects up to 300 units consisting of low rise traditional build houses.

Implement and review robust tender documents, trade and addendum specifications

Gain approval of all sub-contractor tender lists prior to commencing tender process

Prime costs to include but not restricted to dwelling structures, site works, infrastructure and fees.

To manage processes and deliverables for tender procedure and resourcing of sub-contractors for current and new regions, ensuring that activities are commercially viable, deliver the business plan and maximise profits.

Evaluate tender returns and qualifications in order to identify areas of commercial risk

Conduct detailed tender analysis per sub-contractor to enable comparison against budget

You will be required to create schedules and Bills of Quantities from drawings and specifications

Negotiate and place subcontract orders on a competitive tender basis

CVR's and reporting

Calculate the prime costs and compile budgets for developments,

Reporting any movements in the costs since the preparation of the land purchase exercise.

Liaise with site managers and manage day work claims and orders on site.

Site based role with office visits.

Monitor and review commercial performance of contractors and sub-contractors

The Candidate

Must have worked on a new build housing project from inception to completion

Background in Quantity Surveying - Either with a large Developer or Main Contractor
HNC or HND in Quantity Surveying

Good IT skills, specifically MS Excel

A relevant degree in either Quantity Surveying or Commercial Management is desirable.

Experience in managing internal and external clients

IT literate

Salary Details

£35,000 -£46,000 - depending on experience

Company car or allowance

Health care

Contributory Pension

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