We are looking to recruit a Quantity Surveyor for a New Build Housing Contractor based in Coleshill. Our Client is a National New Build Housing Contractor looking for a reliable and experienced Quantity Surveyor based in Coleshill
Reporting to the Commercial Manager or Commercial Director, you will be responsible for the financial control of the contracts that you are allocated from inception to completion and will run multiple projects concurrently. The role will predominately be office based; however, there will typically be 3-4 days a month making site visits.
The purpose of your role is to provide the business with cost management for assigned developments from land procurement to the completion of sub-contract final accounts and statutory authority adoption certificates.
Duties to include but not limited to:
Maintain a record of current Build Cost/Rates and liaise with the Company Estimator to ensure all records are current. Attend specification meetings to confirm site specific specification requirements from Sales and the latest applicable Build Regulations. Attend the Site pre-start meeting to receive construction issue drawings and determine Build and Sales strategy. Agree tender list with Area Build Manager and review site build strategy, site overhead provision, build programme and site resource requirements. Ensure availability of the pre-tender Health and Safety Plan. Compile tender packages for all sub-contract trades and despatch in accordance with Commercial Best Practice Manual. Receive tenders and qualify. Compile analysis sheet for each trade comparing tender levels with CV1/CV2 estimates and latest management plan. Compile and present CV2 Tender Summary sign-off in accordance with parameters determined in the Commercial Best Practice Manual. Compile and present CV1 Tender Summary sign-off in accordance with parameters determined in the Commercial Best Practice manual. Coordinate the activities of the Material Buyer and Company Estimator to achieve CV1 and CV2 sign-off. Obtain authorisation to 'let' all sub-contract orders valued over thresholds as noted in Commercial Best Practice Manual. Place and issue sub-contract orders in accordance with Group Policy and Commercial Best Practice to budget and within programme requirements. Attend and minute all sub-contract order adjudication meetings. Compile reports on contract letting vs. estimate for each site periodically, as required. Liaise with Build Department on sub-contractors' performance and compliance with order conditions.
Post Commencement Activities
Ensure you keep up to date with legislation changes and attend training and technical training as and when required by the Company. Attend departmental meetings as required. Deal with queries from site managers. Maintain open lines of communication with colleagues in other regions. Ensure all relevant stakeholders are informed of key departmental developments.
Health and Safety
Ensure you have read the Company's health and safety policies and procedures and observe them at all times. Report accidents or near misses immediately to your Manager and record them in the accident book. Ensure your workplace is kept tidy and any hazards are eliminated or reported to your line manager. Wear appropriate protective clothing on site at all times. Attend all health and safety training as required by the Company.
Candidates must have an HND/HNC in Surveying with at least 1 years' experience of working with a House Builder at QS level.
The role is to start with immediate effect and will run until 28th December 2018 (3 months) with the possibility of an extension after the initial minimum term. The daily rate is £250.00.
If you are interested in this Quantity Surveyor position, please forward your CV to Debbie.firstname.lastname@example.org