Vital Info

  • West Yorkshire
  • Permanent
  • £50000 - £55000 per annum + Package (DOE)
  • ASAP

Job Title - Senior Quantity Surveyor

Package - Up to £55,000 + Package (DOE)

Location - Leeds

Reference Number - KHR1/108960

The Company:

We are currently searching for an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor, for our client a highly successful housing developer that has experienced steady growth and has established themselves as a leading name in the Residential market. Their projects are all based in the Yorkshire region, making this a great opportunity for an individual in the area looking for a local opportunity. We are looking for a passionate individual with a strong track record in delivering exceptional projects on time and on budget.

Role duties:

Managing site development and the attainment of targets by conducting commercial cost appraisals and viability/feasibility analysis, managing sub-contractors, materials and goods, preparing and monitoring site costs and budgets and ensuring site set-up health and safety.

  • Carrying out accurate build cost assessments of acquired land; maintain budget control throughout development; and manage cost overruns within tolerance levels.
  • Accurate costing and preparation of budgets for each aspect of site development.
  • Analysing and reporting on costs and cash flow vs budget
  • Undertaking accurate viability/feasibility studies to support decision-making in site acquisition and development.
  • Preparing tenders and procure sub-contractors, goods and materials
  • Evaluating and agreeing variations and instructions.
  • Liaising with site personnel and subcontractors in order to maximise productivity.
  • Using a payments system for the payment of sub-contractors and the supply of goods and materials in line with Group policy and procedures.
  • Promoting and acting in accordance with Group values, systems, policies and procedures.

Experience

  • Experience of working as a Quantity Surveyor or Surveyor with a residential house builder
  • Knowledge of cost control systems and valuation reporting.
  • Ideally experience of managing Housing Association contracts.
  • Experience of managing a team.

Qualifications and Training

  • HND/HNC Building Studies
  • GCSE Grade C/4+ or equivalent in English and Maths
  • Current CSCS card or equivalent is desirable
  • RICS Professional Membership
  • BSc in Quantity Surveying desirable

Skills and Aptitude

  • Strong communication and listening skills, with good negotiation skills
  • Highly motivated to deliver quality developments
  • Ability to work on own as well as part of a team
  • Excellent attention to detail and demonstrates ability to meet deadlines
  • IT literate and the ability to adapt to new systems
  • Good administration skills
  • Committed to diversity and inclusion

Applications

If you feel that you have the relevant experience to be successful in this position and would like to find out more please apply online today attaching a copy of your current CV.

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