Quantity Surveyor




Our client is a national 5* housebuilder who has been recognised nationally as one of Britain's best housebuilders. An inclusive company that is known for excellence, this business is known to have some of the best staff in the market and pride itself on creating tailored opportunities for quality people at all levels.


Reporting to the Senior Quantity Surveyor/Commercial Manager, you will be responsible for the commercial and surveying responsibilities for a site. Effectively manage costs for the site, and ensure targets are met by managing and controlling the budget and valuations, including monthly updating of the estimated final costs, show absolute cost and value reconciliation. Responsible for managing all sub-contractor procedures and processes, and materials and goods if necessary, whilst always ensuring compliance with Group Policies and Procedures. Value engineer all trades, ensuring that we are always one step ahead of the market.

You will be expected to:

Maintain all cost control procedures, and work 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 the latest regulations, codes of practice 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 the 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 the 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 on variations and instructions, always be aware of budgetary constraints, and ensuring that approval is obtained before the 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 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 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 following Group values, systems, policies, and procedures
Ensure compliance with Group IT systemsOffer

Nationally recognised as a 5-star housebuilder twelve years in a row for supplying high-quality homes for all generations, more than any other major housebuilder. As well as a family-friendly environment this business can also offer;

Competitive Salary
Competitive Bonus Scheme
Company Car or Cash Allowance
Annual Medical Health Assessment
25 days' holiday (increase by 1 day for every 3 years' continuous service up to 28 days)
Choice of Flexible Benefits
Enhanced Family Friendly Policies

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