Industry: Fit-out, General Construction, House Building, Maintenance, Refurbishment, Trades
Working Hours: Full-Time
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
We are looking to recruit a Quantity Surveyor for a New Build Housing Contractor based in Milton Keynes. Our Client is a top house building contractor looking for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join their regional offices based in Milton Keynes.
The company deliver high quality homes across the South Midlands 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 multiple developments, managing the processes and deliverables for tender procedure and resourcing of sub-contractors. You will ensure that activities are commercially viable and the Company is 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 must have previous experience working for a house builder on multiple housing developments. Key skills required include: Experience of working proficiently with key software packages 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, the Client is offering a competitive salary (dependant on experience) of circa £40 - £50k + benefits.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing company where you will be offered career development. If you are interested in this Quantity Surveyor position, please forward your CV to Tristan.firstname.lastname@example.org