Quantity Surveyor

  • Permanent
  • Newport, Gwent
  • Salary: £40000 - £50000/annum car or allowance + benefits


Title: Quantity Surveyor

Location: Newport

Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 + car allowance + benefits

Sector: New build Housing

Start Date: ASAP

The Company:

Our client is a successful UK residential contractor with an established reputation within the South Wales and South West markets and beyond. Typical projects are mid to high volume residential developments of low rise housing as well as apartments.

Quantity Surveyor – The Role:

A fantastic opportunity for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join the regional commercial team. You will be responsible for leading the day to day commercial aspects of a new build residential project consisting of 85 units initially with possible future phases. This position will report to a Managing QS and be based between the site and the Bristol office.

Typical duties & responsibilities:

* To ensure optimum commercial return is achieved for the project.

* Prepare the cost / value reconciliation reports accurately

* Take offs/measuring will be required as well as CVR's

* Prepare and agree interim valuations at the agreed dates to gain the best commercial advantage for the company.

* Agree final accounts with subcontractors to maximise project margins.

* Ensure sub contract orders are prepared in accordance with company procedure with reference to the date given on the procurement schedules and / or in accordance with the contract programme having achieved the appropriate approvals.

* Maintain control of sub contractor`s accounts and minimise the cost of any variations.

* Manage subcontracts in terms of valuation and correspondence.

* To carry out duties as quantity surveyor on projects as instructed.

* To ensure optimum commercial return is achieved for the project in their control.

* Prepare or assist with cost / value reconciliation reports on a monthly basis accurately reporting the forecast final financial position of the project.

* Prepare turnover cash flow forecasts as directed by line manager at the commencement of all projects, updating as required and recording actual valuation achieved against forecast.

Quantity Surveyor – Person

* You will have solid experience with a main contractor

* Demonstrable experience of delivering residential projects within budget and programme

* Proven experience in managing more junior quantity surveyors desirable but not essential

* Innovative – ability to identify better ways of doing things

* A good team player, someone who wants to be part of a growing business to achieve common goals.

* Commutable between Bristol and Newport.

The Reward:

* Competitive salary

* Company car allowance

* Company benefits package

* Varied and unique residential developments

* Continued local work within the South West/Wales region

Please contact Foresight Search for more information on this, or any other vacancy (phone number removed)

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