Project Quantity Surveyor (House Building)

Recruiter
Youngs Consultancy
Location
Guildford, Surrey
Salary
£55000 - £60000/annum plus a car or CA, bonus and packag
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client has been building homes for more than 50 years. In that time they have grown to become one of the nation’s largest housebuilders with more than 6,000 direct employees and 27 divisions throughout Britain. Their vision is to lead the future of housebuilding by putting customers at the heart of everything they do building developments nationwide helping to meet housing demand in towns, cities and rural areas providing high quality, value for money homes for all market sectors and are leaders in brownfield development and urban regeneration.

This region in question builds through Hampshire, Surrey & Sussex and is based in Guildford, Surrey and are currently looking to add to their commercial department by bringing in a Project Quantity Surveyor who will be supported by an individual Assistant. With the region currently at 850 units a year and with a strong commercial department of 17 members, this is a vibrant place to develop a career who strongly encourage internal promotion as advertised by the many members here.

If you want to work for one of the most secure & dynamic business’s in the industry who are advocates for internal progression and promotion please get in contact.

SUMMARY OF THE ROLE
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.

WHAT WILL I BE RESPONSIBLE FOR?
• 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