Senior Quantity Surveyor

Hays Building
Norfolk, Norwich / Norfolk
Closing date
10 Jun 2022

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Job position
Manager, Senior Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
QS / Cost consultant
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Senior Quantity Surveyor for well established housing developer in Norwich

Your new company
A well established housing developer in Norwich

Your new role

  • Ensuring the company's commercial interests are best served
  • Supporting the Chief Estimator in the identification of risks and the application of the Commercial Standing Instructions
  • Ensuring that commercial opportunities are optimised and the company's position is always suitably protected.
  • Consistent provision of timely and accurate estimates, pre-acquisition studies, etc. fully utilising the Housebuilder appraisal system
  • Working closely with the development co-ordinators to identify and consider the ground conditions to mitigate risk and value engineer seeking opportunity.
  • Liaising with sales department in relation to market research and sales values
  • Early engagement with housing associations in relation to affordable housing provision and offer
  • Ensuring accurate and timely subcontract enquiries are used in the formulation of bids where applicable, and resolving all issues prior to land appraisal adjudication.
  • Maintaining an updated cost base in liaison with the surveying teams by regular review of market prices with post contract teams
  • Completing details cash flow forecasts in to suit the development co-ordinators programme to establish the return on capital employed.
  • Active participation in the initial and final land appraisal adjudication meetings.
  • Reporting on assumptions made and any composite rates used within the estimate.
  • Advising on abnormal items identified through the appraisal process and the subsequent allowances made within the bid
  • Providing varying land appraisal permutations to enable the consideration of build pace and/or sales pace.

What you'll get in return
Competitive Salary

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