Recruiter: Hays

Quantity Surveyor

£40,000 to £50,000 per annum | North West | Date posted 04 Jan 2019

Quantity Surveyor - New Build Housing

Your new company
A quality house builder with a national presence are looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join their North West team, working from offices in Cheshire. This role presents the opportunity to pick up two new sites which are starting in the first quarter of this year. The team structure of this business allows plenty of room for future promotion and progression, and this company has adopted a modern approach to flexible working and site based working. Sites are located across the North West and range in size from 50-200 units. This role may also suit an Assistant QS with a few years experience already under their belt given the support that can be provided internally, however ideally an established project QS is required to pick up at least two live sites.

Your new role
You will take full commercial responsibility for 2/3 new build housing sites. You will analyse tenders upon return to ensure compliant bids are received, preparing detailed breakdowns of build cost included within land acquisition pack. You will ensure all health and safety information is signed off prior to placing Order Compile sub-contract Order, issue for contractor to sign and ensure Order is returned prior to work commencing. You will attend pre-start meetings, handover completed procurement packs to site teams. This role also oversees sub-contractor weekly and monthly applications for payment, making sure they are analysed and checked. You will prepare interim payments and issue contra-charges as appropriate. You will highlight claims for additional works outside Budget Estimate Summary and will settle all Final Accounts expediently after works complete. Other responsibilities include monthly progress checklist on site for all sites, preparation of sub-contract accruals, VBR's ect. You will also carry out cost and value reconciliation on all items, agree costs with the Accounts Department and prepare Cost Value Comparison (Profit & Loss) notes.

What you'll need to succeed
You have some new build housing experience ideally, however surveyors from a contracting or civils background will also be considered.

What you'll get in return
You will receive an excellent basic salary, plus car /car allowance, pension, healthcare and an excellent bonus. Full details on package available on request. Please contact Jenny on 0151 242 0743 for further details.

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£50,000 - £74,999

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Job ref: 3500488
Application deadline:
01 Feb 2019