Assistant Quantity Surveyor (Residential)

Recruiter
Rischer and Butler
Location
Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary
23000.0000
Posted
11 Jun 2017
Closes
11 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Assistant Quantity Surveyor (Residential)

Birmingham

Salary up to £30,000 + package DOE

My client is looking for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join their team in their West Midlands Office. My client is a well-established and highly successful housing developer that has experienced vast growth. Their projects are based in the South Birmingham and surrounding areas. My client is looking for a passionate individual who can bring fresh ideas and has a strong track record in delivering projects on time and on budget.

Main Purpose of the Role

Managing site development in line with 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.
  • Key skills required;
  • COINS experience desirable but not essential
  • Knowledge of new build housing, care home and social housing projects
  • Have excellent communication and problem solving skills
  • Must be computer literate
  • Valid First Aid & CSCS Card essential

For more information please contact Becky Kitson

All respondents to this position must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Rischer and Butler is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Please note that due to the high level of applications we are only able to contact you if short listed for this vacancy.If you have not been contacted within 3 days then your application on this occasion has been unsuccessful.

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