Industry: Fit-out, General Construction, House Building, Maintenance, Refurbishment, Trades
Working Hours: Full-Time
Salary: £50000 per annum + car or allowance + package
Start Date: ASAP
A five star house builder have a requirement for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join their regional offices based in Lancashire.
The company deliver high quality homes across the North of England and the company pride themselves in their commitment to building quality, high specification homes
The company have steady growth plans and currently have an opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor to join their Commercial Team. Reporting to the Head of Commercial you will be responsible for 4 developments managing the processes and deliverables for tender procedure and resourcing of sub-contractors for, ensuring that activities are commercially viable, delivering the business plan and maximising profits. Duties will include:
" 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 " Conduct detailed tender analysis per sub-contractor to enable comparison against budget " Evaluate tender returns and qualifications in order to identify areas of commercial risk " Ensure that sub-contractors fully meet PQQ requirements " Monitor and review commercial performance of contractors and sub-contractors " Monitor and analyse tender returns " Process payments in alignment with authorisation and payment schedule criteria " Contribute to tender negotiations through to conclusion with " Contribute to pre-contract and pre-start meetings " Identify potential build cost savings through alternative specification proposals " Develop initial budget and finalise in conjunction with Commercial Manager " Develop and maintain a schedule which tracks actual cost savings versus existing specification to drive down build costs " Ensure effective creation and use of budget folders (quotations, take-offs etc.) to facilitate accurate budget/CVR production " Report accurate cost-to-complete figures to the end of site development life " Minimise losses in CVRs through pro-active communication with other department functions in order to recognise potential value improvement " Produce quotations for additional customer requirements for works " Prepare and record accurate and timely quarterly cost and value reconciliation reports
Skills and Experience required
The successful Quantity Surveyor will ideally have previous experience working for a house builder on multiple housing developments. Key skills required include:
" Vital experience and knowledge of Scheme and Notice 708: Buildings and Construction " Experience of working proficiently with key software packages: Site Stream and Navision Build IT " Good IT skills, specifically MS Excel " Excellent attention to detail " Ability to manage multiple stakeholders and key colleagues " Excellent communication skills and problem solving skills " Experience of working with and managing sub-contractors
In return for you skills my client offer a competitive salary (dependant on experience). Company car or car allowance, up to 25% bonus, Company pension of 5%, Healthshield and 26 days holidays. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing company where you will be offered career development.
If you are interested in joining a quality builder and would like to apply, please contact Deena at Bromak for a confidential chat or apply via the link below.