Senior Quantity Surveyor - House Builder

Recruiter
Fusion People Ltd
Location
Warrington
Salary
£45000 - £50000/annum car,allowance,bonus,pension
Posted
09 Jul 2017
Closes
08 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A National house builder are looking to recruit a Senior Quantity Surveyor to work from their office in Warrington

The role:
Reporting to the Commercial Manager with responsibility for the financial performance of house building projects. They currently have 16 live sites ranging from 66 to 366 units. The region will produce 570 units in 2017

Working in a commercial team of 1 Senior QS,1 Qs and Assistant QS and commercial trainee alongside another commercial team of a similar size.

You will monitor and report build costs periodically reporting any savings and excesses; monitor and report costs, to provide full commercial management of housing projects as well as information for land purchase exercise.

The Role:

Calculate all the prime costs on developments within the business, reporting any movements in the costs since the preparation of the land purchase exercise. Prime costs to include but not restricted to house pricing, labour costs, site work operations and remediation work.

Provide a detailed cost budget and share with Site Manager at the appropriate time.

Implement wherever possible value engineering solutions & strategy to optimise profit and efficiency for the business.

Maintain schedules of quantities and price them individually for prime cost budget.

Manage the adoption process of public works.

Assist in finalising/agreeing Housing Association contracts.

Once land opportunities are identified, familiarise the geographical area and consider site issues.

Prepare estimates of all prime costs including subcontract and materials.

Use COINS systems to present feasibility study of the site incorporating all development costs.

Complete the apportionment of total prime costs to individual plots and produce a profit analysis for the Director.

Responsible for procurement of subcontractors including payments, variation orders and day works and settlement of final accounts.

Report on savings and excesses against budget costs to the Director.

Be aware of all codes of practice that impact on estimating e.g. Building Regulations, NHBC requirements, HSE etc.

Monitor, reconcile and recharge any costs, which relate to shared cost items with either other businesses within the Group or external Companies.

Attend concept, pre-tender, pre-start, specification and any other relevant meeting as required

Input and maintain any computer based databases or systems.

The Company:
A FTSE 100 business and one of the largest residential developers in the UK, building new homes and communities across England, Scotland and Wales. Their vision is to become the UK's leading residential developer for creating value and delivering quality. They build over 10,000 homes each year, from one-bedroom apartments to six-bedroom houses all across the country.

The Person:
It is likely you will have previously worked as either a Senior Quantity Surveyor,Quantity Surveyor, Assistant Quantity Surveyor,Trainee Quantity Surveyor,QS or Commercial Manager in a similar house building environment. Experience in housing is essential.
You must have strong knowledge of Building Regulations, NHBC and Health and Safety requirements

You will have wide experience in the discipline within the housebuilding industry..

Industry related business qualification

If you feel that you have the correct skills for this role then please forward CV's to Adam Shaw on Email on the link provided

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