Quantity Surveyor

Employer
Hays Building
Location
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Salary
£48000.00 - £57000.00 per annum
Closing date
4 Oct 2021

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Job position
Manager
Job Function
QS / Cost consultant
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Quantity Surveyor- Construction - Competitive Salary + Package

Your new company
One of the UK's leading 5 star house builders who pride themselves on high quality homes with offices and projects throughout the UK and offering the chance for a great career

Your new role

The Commercial team deals with everything to do with cost-effective building, including quantity surveying, estimating, procurement and material buying. With a watching brief on choice of material, cost, customer satisfaction and sales, and other critical issues, our Commercial team - which comprises Estimators, Quantity Surveyors and Material Buyers - has one objective: to deliver best quality homes, at the best possible cost.

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 company policies and procedures.

You will be expected to:

  • Maintain all cost control procedures, and working within the guidelines set out within the company 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 latest regulations, codes of practise 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 document is completed on time to allow the construction to commence, and Sales to start marketing
  • Lead the value engineering, including updating company and regional site review documents, to ensure we achieve 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 company procedures
  • Compile subcontractor recommendations for approval
  • Process Subcontract orders, payments and variations, using Excel and company payment system (COINS) in line with company policy and procedures
  • Evaluate and agree variations and instructions, always aware of budgetary constraints, and ensuring that approval is obtained prior to 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 in order 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 on 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 in accordance with company values, systems, policies and procedures
  • Ensure compliance with company IT systems


What you'll need to succeed
Previous experience in a similar role

What you'll get in return

  • 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


What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

Hays EA is a trading division of Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited and acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at hays.co.uk

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Company Profile

Hays Construction and Property consultants have unparalleled recruiting expertise and an in-depth knowledge of the UK jobs market.

We are fully committed to finding job seekers the right job for the right reason. We place building specialists into every kind of position, including building, construction, architectural, project management, surveying and engineering jobs.

Our expert consultants offer a personalised recruitment service and will give you careers advice to ensure that you achieve your work ambitions.

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