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Intermediate Quantity Surveyor - Residential & Mixed Use

Posted on Feb 7, 2019 by Anonymous

High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire United Kingdom
Construction & Architecture
Immediate Start
£30k - £45k Annual
Outstanding Intermediate QS opportunity with a leading housing projects developer.

The Position:

The successful candidate will take responsibility for:

* Sourcing new subcontractors for each site, ensuring quality of work and taking references etc

* Preparing competitive tenders for all elements of construction works in line with build programmes

* Authorising orders from commercial department and monitoring against budgets

* Monitoring all buying costings against site start appraisal budgets

* Preparing cost reports for inclusion in Board pack

* Ensuring that all construction and technical information is sent to all subcontractors

* Checking that all method statements and insurance information is received from contractors prior to their site commencement

* Checking that items of work are complete before authorising any contractor payments

* Preparing costings for value engineering purposes

* Preparing site start and land acquisition appraisals as requested by Land and Finance Department

The Candidate:

Applicants will be expected to demonstrate:

* A minimum of five years' experience in private residential, social housing and/or mixed use construction projects

* A good level of educational attainment, ideally to degree level in a construction related discipline

* Excellent knowledge of building regulations and the technical aspects of contractual obligations

* The ability to prioritise effectively across multiple concurrent developments

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills

* Strong familiarity with design and build works

* Strong commercial acumen and negotiation skills

* The ability to work well in a collaborative team environment

* A highly organised approach to managing a diverse workload

* Proficiency in the use of Microsoft packages

The Company:

Established for over 25 years, our client has developed over 2,000 houses and apartments in Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Surrey, Hertfordshire and London. Typical developments numbering 10 to 15 homes, the company also includes provision for social housing and mixed use schemes alongside major retailers, offices or restaurants. All this has earned our client an outstanding reputation for delivering real value for money and industry leading customer service

Reference: 641254987