A leading 5 star house builder are looking to appoint a Quantity Surveyor to cover sites in the West Yorkshire region.
The company started as a small family run business and have expanded gradually over the years creating an enviable reputation, built on quality, customer service and delivering high standards. They are now one of the top 10 house builders building new properties ranging from 1 bed apartments to luxury family homes across the UK.
This role of Quantity Surveyor is responsible for managing the commercial aspects of each development. This includes managing the costs for each site and ensuring that targets are met by managing and controlling the budgets and valuations.
Reporting to the Commercial Manager your role will include:
Produce draft budgets and site start budgets for each site allocated to the Quantity Surveyor.
Produce quarterly valuations and complete material 'cost to complete' exercises for each site the Quantity Surveyor is responsible for.
Produce sub-contract payments and final accounts, ensuring that the sub-contractor has signed these off.
Produce sub-contract orders, ensuring they are authorised by the authorised representative, together with all necessary documentation to comply with Group Commercial Policy.
Complete on-site measurements and assess payments to contractors.
Attend and contribute to various meetings, such as pre-order meetings, quarterly valuation meetings and project review meetings with senior management, construction team as well as external contractors.
Manage all sub-contract orders on site, meeting sub-contractors as and when required.
Maintain trade specifications.
Price customer extras and liaise with sales department as necessary.
Manage Professional Fees Budget.
Assist with material buying when required
Assist the Estimator and / or Commercial Manager with take-off's for land appraisals when required
Skills & Experience
To apply for this role, you must have 3 years' experience in a surveying role with at least 1 year in the house building sector. You will also hold relevant qualification (HND/HNC Building Studies) and have GCSE's including Maths and English.
Strong communication and listening skills, with good negotiation skills
Highly motivated to deliver quality developments
Ability to work on own as well as part of a team
Excellent attention to detail and demonstrates ability to meet deadlines
IT literate and the ability to adapt to new systems
Good administration skills
Committed to diversity and inclusion
Experience working with COINS Software
In return for your skills the company are offering a competitive salary (dependant on experience), Company car or car allowance, annual bonus scheme, 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays and Life assurance.
This is an excellent opportunity to join to Top Ten House Builder. If you are interested and would like to have a confidential chat, please contact Gareth at Bromak or apply via the link.