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Quantity Surveyor - Social Housing

  • Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + package benefits
  • Location: Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction , Social Housing
  • Job reference: 387166ASH

Job description

We are currently working with a reputable national construction consultancy to recruit an experienced Quantity Surveyor for the Social Housing sector, based out of the Huddersfield area

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the Contract Administration Team made up of Building Surveyors, Quantity Surveyors and Project Managers of varying experience from university graduates to more seasoned & fully qualified professionals.

The successful candidate will manage projects from inception to completion and be experienced in the preparation of schedules of work/bill of quantities, NBS specifications, preliminaries, contract conditions, employers' requirements, cost plans and estimates.

This varied role will also include:

  • Procurement Advice - OJEU, leaseholders
  • Analysing Contractors Tenders
  • Managing Interim Valuations
  • Agreeing Final Accounts
  • Advising on contract conditions, loss & expense and delay

The business actively encourage and fully support, both financially & professionally, successful applicants to continue on a structured training programme with us for progression to membership of a recognised professional body. They are Training Partners with the RICS and CIOB and pride themselves on offering some of the best training available, supporting their employees in achieving their career goals and ambitions.

Ideal Candidate:

Qualities required for this role will include:

  •  BSc Quantity Surveying degree (would consider a Building Surveyor with the desired experience)
  •  MRICS preferable
  •  Minimum of 5 years' post graduate experience
  •  Exposure to Clients in the social housing sector desirable
  •  Astute commercial & contractual awareness
  •  Sound knowledge and managing projects using standard JCT forms of contract and consultant appointments
  •  Proven track record of managing refurbishment and new build projects
  •  Knowledge of CDM, Party Wall matters and Site Inspections would be advantageous
  •  Good interpersonal, communication and written articulation skills
  •  Ability to negotiate and a methodical approach to work
  •  Full UK driving licence and willingness to travel to projects throughout the UK

What's on offer?

  • Be part of a modern, forward thinking consultancy
  • Clear career progression
  • Up to 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • 3-5% Contributory pension scheme & four times salary life assurance
  • Payment of Professional Institute training/examination fees
  • Payment of professional subscription fees
  • Excellent fully funded training programme with regular in-house CPD events to support career development
  • Family friendly benefits
  • Fun social & team building events organised & paid for by the company
  • Long service reward scheme

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