Quantity Surveyor

£28000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + car scheme, pension, negotiable
14 Jun 2017
14 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Reporting to: The post-holder shall report to the Commercial Manager within the Design, Delivery & Commercial Team.

Main contacts (external): Client representatives, Members of the public, City Council Officers, External Agencies, Contractors, Consultants and building users.

Main purpose of the job:

To work within a multi-disciplined group, providing a full range of professional quantity surveying services. Actively promote this housing associations vision, values,

policies, aims and objectives through personal example and positive direction to ensure that they translate into practical and effective action.

The Post holder shall have experience in and deliver independently the following commercial elements on multiple projects:

1. Pre Contract:

* Estimating and budget setting.

* Client Frameworks.

* Procurement of Main Contractor services including: the co-ordination and collation of tender documents (including Bills of Quantities); the analysis of tender returns and be able

to undertake post tender negotiations.

* Complete robust tender reports.

* Advise the Client as to the form of contract that should be utilised.

* Production of Main Contract documents via both the JCT and NEC suite of contracts.

* Adhere to the financial and contractual procedures

2. Post Contract:

* Provide complete financial control, via monthly financial reporting, and the production of accurate cash flow forecasts.

* Manage and analyse project variations, including extension of time claims.

* Employ risk management.

* When required, give clear and concise advice on Main Contract matters.

* Liaise with all Clients to ensure sufficient project funding is in place.

* Value Main Contractor interim valuations.

* Mange the expenditure of Provisional Sums.

* Analyse and agree project final accounts in accordance with the Main Contract.

Skills and Ability

* Technical knowledge in a relevant area of service.
* Knowledge of all aspects of the building construction and maintenance industries including contractual matters and legislation together with a basic appreciation of modern dispute avoidance strategies and procurement practices.
* The ability to plan, prioritise and organise work in order to meet service delivery targets
* The ability to carry out detailed and accurate financial monitoring of building works in order to control budgets.
* The ability to work independently and with a minimum of supervision within a team environment and respond positively and flexibly to a changing environment.


The post holder must hold a degree in Quantity Surveying and have a minimum of 5 years' experience in the relevant sector.

To hold, or be pursuing, corporate membership of a recognised quantity surveying body (such as the RICS, CIOB or equivalent).

Salary and package

(£28,484 - £36,378)

Car Scheme

Childcare Vouchers

Flexitime working (35 hours a week)

Pension - 17% contributions

Holidays 26 days plus bank holidays

If you want to apply for this role my email address is

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