Quantity Surveyor

What you'll be doing?


The Commercial team deals with everything to do with cost-effective building, including quantity surveying, estimating, procurement and material buying.


With a watching brief on choice of material, cost, customer satisfaction and sales, and other critical issues, our Commercial team - which comprises Estimators, Quantity Surveyors and Material Buyers - has one objective: to deliver best quality homes, at the best possible cost. Their work is fundamental to our continued viability as a business and presents a fast-moving challenge that will exercise your creativity and commercial flair to the full.


Reporting to the Senior Quantity Surveyor/Commercial Manager, you will be responsible for the commercial and surveying responsibilities for a site. Effectively manage costs for the site, and ensure targets are met by managing and controlling the budget and valuations, including monthly updating of the estimated final costs, show absolute cost and value reconciliation. Responsible for managing all sub-contractor procedures and processes, and materials and goods if necessary, whilst always ensuring compliance with Group Policies and Procedures. Value engineer all trades, ensuring that we are always one step ahead of the market.



You will be expected to:



  • Maintain all cost control procedures, and working within the guidelines set out within the Group policies and procedures

  • Be responsible for the compilation of all weekly, monthly and quarterly reports as required. Be aware of new materials and methods of construction which the company may employ, as well as a sound knowledge of latest regulations, codes of practise and NHBC requirements

  • Be responsible for all cost control procedures, including managing and controlling the budget and valuations by always updating the estimated final costs, and having the ability to show absolute cost and value reconciliation

  • Contribute to the conceptual designs/options to ensure the design is kept within the budgeted values

  • Compile Site Start budget, liaising with all Departments to ensure document is completed on time to allow the construction to commence, and Sales to start marketing

  • Lead the value engineering, including updating Group and Regional site review documents, to ensure we achieve best value

  • Maintain budget control throughout development; and manage cost overruns within contingency levels

  • Complete accurate costing for each aspect of site development

  • Analyse and report on costs and cash flow using the support systems available

  • Prepare tenders and procure sub-contractors, goods and materials, using Group Procedures

  • Compile subcontractor recommendations for approval

  • Process Subcontract orders, payments and variations, using Excel and Group payment system (COINS) in line with Group policy and procedures


Benefits:



  • Competitive Salary

  • Competitive Bonus Scheme

  • Company Car or Cash Allowance AND MORE!

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