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Quantity Surveyor - Ruislip

£40,000 to £60,000
Job Type
6 Sep 2022
I'm currently recruiting on behalf of my client, a regional growing housebuilder based in Ruislip, North West London, searching for an Quantity Surveyor experienced in traditional housebuilding. A summary of the role is as follows: As part of this position, you will be reporting to the Senior Quantity Surveyor/Commercial Manager and be responsible for the commercial and surveying responsibilities for a site. The candidate must be able to 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. You'll be responsible for managing all sub-contractor procedures and processes, and materials and goods, if necessary, whilst always ensuring compliance with Group Policies and Procedures. 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 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 Evaluate and agree variations and instructions, always aware of budgetary constraints, and ensuring that approval is obtained prior to agreement of variations in excess of the respective allowances Be aware of new materials and methods of construction which the business may employ Liaise with site personnel and subcontractors in order to maximise productivity Attend all project and team meetings as required, and present the Commercial position to the meeting Compile and Present valuations at Divisional valuation meetings Be responsible for accurately controlling all commercial aspects and responsibilities with regards to the RSL Be aware of all codes of practice that impact on estimating e.g., Building Regulations, NHBC requirements, HSE, Code for Sustainable Homes etc.What you'll need? To be successful in the role, we are looking for: Must have a full understanding of current market conditions and rates Must be able to control cost to complete on all trades and on all provisions to ensure live cost certainly Highly numerate with excellent attention to detail, able to gather, interpret and present data to facilitate preparation of budgets and subsequent valuations Methodical, conscientious and organised, works to deliver high standards Strong IT skills, working knowledge of computer systems within the commercial environment, i.e. project management/payment and valuation software Articulate, clear and credible, and able to thrive under pressure in a fast-paced environment Able to contribute towards the resolution of disputes, problems and cost issues Able to work on own initiative, with the drive to take ownership of projects
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  • Job Reference: 705463215-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: GH Engage Limited
    GH Engage Limited
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: package
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent