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Quantity Surveyor

Hays Building
Essex, Basildon
£50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Closing date
21 Jun 2023

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Job position
Qualified / Chartered
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
QS / Cost consultant

Job Details

Quantity Surveyor required in Basildon

Quantity Surveyor required in Basildon

We are looking to recruit a Quantity Surveyor in Basildon.
The company provide management services for housing associations and local authorities, focusing on improving the living conditions of residents and leaving a lasting legacy in the communities they serve. Their services include, responsive repairs, void refurbishments, compliancy services and planned maintenance works. Using data, providing actionable insights for their clients, helping to inform investment decisions, improve customer experience, identify vulnerabilities in communities and protect the environment. With over 800 employees, they really are a major authority within the Housing Maintenance industry.

We currently have two openings for this position, both roles are similar and on the same team, however one they would accept more junior/Assistant Quantity Surveyor or candidates moving over from the client side, the other one is for an experienced QS who has some planned works experience.

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 + package (AQS role to be discussed)
Location: Basildon, Essex
Contract Type: Permanent - Full Time

About the Role

As their Quantity Surveyor, you will manage the day-to-day commercial control, reporting and management of multiple projects from award up to final account. Within the role, you'll conduct site visits and carry out surveying duties; keeping your line manager appraised of the progress of all accounts, both client and sub-contract, through to finalisation. You'll have effective commercial control of all allocated projects, including the provision of timely and accurate documentation in accordance with the reporting timetable, in particular CVR's, forecasts, continuous improvement documents, cash flow forecast and the commercial register. In conjunction with the Procurement Team, you will ensure that the procurement of sub-trades and suppliers is undertaken in a timely and cost-effective manner and manage the timely production of the main/sub-contract final accounts, including re-measurement as necessary to ensure the best result, evaluation and agreement of all variations, extensions of time, loss and expense claims. You will work closely with the operational delivery team.

About You

They are looking for an experienced Quantity Surveyor who has knowledge and understanding of measurement and valuation. You'll also have a good understanding of budgets and forecast management, CVR's and supplementary financial reports and final accounts. Knowledge of responsive, cyclical and planned maintenance is also a must, as is competency in IT systems and packages.

* 26 Days Holiday & Bank Hols
* Enhanced Pension Plan
* Private Healthcare (including 24hr GP)
* Life Assurance
* Share Save
* Enhanced Maternity & Paternity Pay
* Work Perks Discounts & Vouchers
* Buy & Sell Holiday
* Flexible Working & Flexible Bank Holidays
* Cycle to Work * Volunteering (2 days paid)
* Learning & Development Opportunities
* Extensive Wellbeing Support, including EAP
* Loyalty & Values Awards
* Funded Professional Subscription
* Eye Care Vouchers

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