Quantity Surveyor

  • Permanent
  • Anywhere
  • £50000 - £60000/annum USD / Year
  • Salary: £50000 - £60000/annum


Quantity Surveyor (House Builder)
– Watford
– Basic up to £60k depending on experience
– Bonus
– Car allowance
Responsibilities include:
* Maintain all cost control procedures, and working within the guidelines set out within the Group policies and procedures
* Be responsible for the compilation of all weekly, monthly and quarterly reports as required. Be aware of new materials and methods of construction which the company may employ, as well as a sound knowledge of latest regulations, codes of practise and NHBC requirements
* Be responsible for all cost control procedures, including managing and controlling the budget and valuations by always updating the estimated final costs, and having the ability to show absolute cost and value reconciliation
* Contribute to the conceptual designs/options to ensure the design is kept within the budgeted values
* Compile Site Start budget, liaising with all Departments to ensure document is completed on time to allow the construction to commence, and Sales to start marketing
* Lead the value engineering, including updating Group and Regional site review documents, to ensure we achieve best value
* Maintain budget control throughout development; and manage cost overruns within contingency levels
* Complete accurate costing for each aspect of site development
* Analyse and report on costs and cash flow using the support systems available
* Prepare tenders and procure sub-contractors, goods and materials, using Group Procedures
* Compile subcontractor recommendations for approval
* Process Subcontract orders, payments and variations, using Excel and Group payment system (COINS) in line with Group policy and procedures
* Evaluate and agree variations and instructions, always aware of budgetary constraints, and ensuring that approval is obtained prior to agreement of variations in excess of the respective allowances
* Be aware of new materials and methods of construction which the business may employ
* Liaise with site personnel and subcontractors in order to maximise productivity
* Attend all project and team meetings as required, and present the Commercial position to the meeting
* Compile and Present valuations at Divisional valuation meetings
* Be responsible for accurately controlling all commercial aspects and responsibilities with regards to the RSL
* Be aware of all codes of practice that impact on estimating e.g. Building Regulations, NHBC requirements, HSE, Code for Sustainable Homes etc.
* Complete any other duties as required by the Senior/Managing Surveyor/Commercial Manager
* Promote and act in accordance with Group values, systems, policies and procedures
* Ensure compliance with Group IT systems
The right candidate…
* Must have house builder experience
* Strong knowledge of Building Regulations, NHBC and Health and Safety requirements etc.
* Team player, and supportive of colleagues
* Qualified to HND level with a valid CSCS card
* Knowledge of Coins system is an advantage
* Strong IT skills

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