Quantity Surveyor - New Build Refurb

Recruiter
Michael Page Property and Construction
Location
Birmingham
Salary
Car Allowance
Posted
08 Aug 2017
Closes
09 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client are seeking two Quantity Surveyors to support them on a number of high profile new build and refurb contracts.

Client Details

Our client is a leading housing focused organisation with a number of long term contracts.

They have a vibrant team culture along with long term career opportunities.

Description

  • Advising on the maintenance costs of specific buildings;
  • CVR reports for all contracts - ensuring all cost and value had been accounted for accurately
  • Small tenders - from initial pricing through to final account
  • Large quoted works - from initial pricing through to final account
  • Collating and agreeing annual prelim payment with client
  • PPP/PPV negotiations
  • Creating cost saving efficiency's and putting into place working closely with the operational team
  • Working closely with I.T in relation to commercial reports required and interface problems
  • Day to day running of contracts - payments, valuations, client queries, subcontract orders, CVR's, etc.
  • Mobilisation of new contracts
  • Increasing planned works programmes/works
  • Tendering of contracts with various payment methods
  • Submitting client invoices and taking receipt of payments and correctly allocating
  • Risk management - debt, costs, time, quality, etc

Profile

It is essential that you have had experience of working within a New Build Social Housing environment.

  • New Build experience is essential.
  • Ran Multiple projects at one time.
  • Managed a team.
  • Undertake valuations, Taking off, Pricing, Tendering.
  • Programming, from overall project programme to detailed task scheduling, from inception to operation.
  • Provide structured approach to project planning to include health and safety, execution methods and quality.
  • Manage, train and develop all reporting staff.
  • Previous experience within quantity surveying is essential. Ideally on planned maintenance and New Build social housing.
  • Up to date relevant knowledge of building legislation.
  • Up to date relevant knowledge of Health and Safety legislation.
  • Professional attitude and approach to work.
  • Ability to competently operate MS Office (Word & Excel).
    • Someone who can hit the ground running.
    • Long term solution - someone who is going to stay and commit.
    • Due to the nature of the work, you must have 3-5 years recent UK experience working as a QS on New Build Social Housing projects.
    • Due to the commercial development element of the role you will need to be outgoing and able to build and maintain strong business relationships.
    • Getting the best value for money on contracts.
    • Liaising with contractors.
    • Strong negotiating on SORs.
    • Demonstrate the ability to save money on a contract.
    • UK driving licence for site visits.

    Job Offer

    Competitive salary + benefits.


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