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Senior Quantity Surveyor - 5 Residential Developer

Posted 31 January by Crest Recruitment Ended

About the role?

To effectively manage site development and the attainment of targets by: conducting commercial cost appraisals and viability/feasibility analysis; managing sub-contractors, materials and goods; preparing and monitoring site costs and budgets; and ensuring site set-up health and safety.

About you?

  • Qualified to HND level or higher.
  • Highly numerate with excellent attention to detail, able to gather, interpret and present data to facilitate preparation of budgets and subsequent valuations.
  • Methodical, conscientious and organised, works to deliver high standards.
  • Strong IT skills, working knowledge of computer systems within the commercial environment, i.e. project management/payment and valuation software.
  • Articulate, clear and credible, and able to thrive under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to contribute towards the resolution of disputes, problems and cost issues.
  • Able to work on own initiative, with the drive to take ownership of projects.
  • Strong communication skills, the ability to build effective working relationships both internally and externally.

Responsibilities include?

  • Carrying out accurate build cost assessments of acquired land; maintain budget control throughout development; and manage cost overruns within tolerance levels.
  • Accurate costing and preparation of budgets for each aspect of site development.
  • Analysing and reporting on costs and cash flow vs budget
  • Undertaking accurate viability/feasibility studies to support decision-making in site acquisition and development.
  • Preparing tenders and procure sub-contractors, goods and materials
  • Evaluating and agreeing variations and instructions.
  • Liaising with site personnel and subcontractors in order to maximise productivity.
  • Using a payments system for the payment of sub-contractors and the supply of goods and materials in line with Group policy and procedures.
  • Promoting and acting in accordance with Group values, systems, policies and procedures.

What about the benefits package?

  • Competitive base salary
  • Company Bonus Scheme
  • 25 days holiday
  • Company Car/Car Allowance
  • Money Purchase Pension Scheme
  • Choice of Flexible Benefits

Required skills

  • Construction
  • Finance
  • Project Management
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Residential Homes

Reference: 34368625

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