Quantity Surveyor



Quantity Surveyor
Chippenham, Wiltshire
£50,000 – £55,000 per annum (+ Company Van) – depending on skills
Contract type: Permanent
Working hours: Full Time
In April 2021, our client merged to create a bigger, better, organisation. They now provide over 25,000 homes to more than 54,000 people, they deliver over 3 million hours of care to individuals every year and have a geographical reach from Newcastle upon Tyne to Salisbury, Wiltshire. They have a staff team of approx. 4,000 people.
Their story is about building better lives. They are committed to building more homes and providing more care and support to more people, whilst still delivering the locally-focused services to the people who need them most.
Everything they do comes back to people – whether that’s providing a good quality, safe home, helping someone to live an independent life, addressing social injustice and equality and everything else in between.
Their vision is to be an organisation where people can enjoy happiness, health and prosperity.
About the role
Our client is now recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor to join them on a full time, permanent basis. Reporting to the Commercial Manager, you will have daily contact with the Technical and Construction teams together with Development staff.
As part of the Commercial Team the role involves management throughout the development process considering design, engineering, best value and quality.
You will help manage the construction procurement, contractual obligations and delivery of potentially complex housing projects to time, budget and quality requirements.
You will be responsible for the day to day contract management of external Sub-Contractors and Suppliers where there will be significant communication and negotiation required.
You will also provide costing information for construction option appraisals.
About you
It is essential that you have completed or you are currently undertaking a relevant technical qualification in Construction or that you are qualified by experience.
A RICS or CIOB Accredited Degree or NVQ would be beneficial for this role.
You will have technical competence to be able to consider and suggest alternative materials and methods and assess their cost effectiveness.
You must be able to identify potential problems and risk; and react accordingly as well as being able to resolve varied issues by analysis of a complex problem or situation and apply process.
It is essential that you are able to work to tight deadlines and that you are able to interpret and work within objectives and targets.
In support and recognition of their colleagues who will help them deliver their employer strategy, they offer a fantastic benefits package. This includes; annual holiday entitlement (plus statutory bank holidays); a defined contribution pension scheme; trust based flexible working and a Confidential Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).
All individuals who apply to work here are considered on their merits in line with their Diversity and Inclusion strategy and policy.
Our client is a Disability Confident Employer therefore they actively encourage applications from individuals with disabilities and try to provide access, adjustments, equipment or other practical support where required. All applicants with a disability who meet the ‘essential eligibility criteria’ for the role, as detailed in the job description, are guaranteed an interview.
If you need any assistance, adjustments or adaptations throughout our selection processes please let them know

To apply for this job please visit www.cv-library.co.uk.