Quantity Surveyor - Residential Developer

Cityscape Recruitment Ltd
Covent Garden
Up to £70,000 per annum plus package
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Quantity Surveyor – Property Developer
Salary – Up to £70,000 (Depending on Experience) plus package
Location: Central London

About the Company:

My client is one of the largest homebuilders in the UK, operating from 24 regional offices across England, Scotland and Wales. They aim to be the residential developer of choice for customers, employees, communities and shareholders. My client are currently looking to add to their dynamic, young and forward-thinking team based at their Central London regional office based in the heart of London. Differing from other regional offices within the Group my client’s Central London office offers a bespoke approach to create distinctive luxury properties in Central London locations that truly stand out from the crowd. My client currently has 10+ live developments across Central and Greater London, including £1 billion+ joint ventures, exclusive high-spec residential towers for private sale and affordable homes.

About the Role:

This is a superb opportunity to join a young, highly driven team that has the philosophy of working together to achieve the same common goals. The office based in the middle of Soho is of the highest standard and creates a working atmosphere that is truly enjoyable and makes you want to come to work in the morning.

My client is currently looking to recruit an experienced Quantity Surveyor to be based from their Central London Office. Due to the client focussed nature of the role a background within the consultancy sector is preferable. Alongside this it is key that you have good D&B experience and are able to be contractually aware when it comes to managing the main contractors completing the build.

·Full commercial management of a number of housing projects from conception to completion.

·Provide information, where necessary, for the land purchase exercise that will enable clear materials and labour costs to be considered at that stage.
Monitor and report build costs periodically reporting any savings and excesses

·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.Extensive liaison with Housing Associations.Maintain schedules of quantities and price them individually for prime cost budget. Manage the adoption process of public works.Complete the apportionment of total prime costs to individual plots and produce a profit analysis for the Director.Monitor and explain subcontractor cost movements.Responsible for subcontractor payments, variation orders and day works and settlement of final accounts.Undertake valuations of production at budgeted cost on a monthly basis and split the cost of profit completions and potential future profit to estimate a value for work in progress.Report on savings and excesses against budget costs to the Director.Forecast final accounts.Candidate Requirements:

·Must have at least 5 years’ experience as a fully qualified Quantity Surveyor

·Consultancy, Developer or Main Contractor experience

·Wide experience in the discipline within the house building industry.

·Strong knowledge of Building Regulations, NHBC and Health and Safety requirements.

·Industry related business qualification.

·Preferably member of CIOB or RICS

About the Benefits and Rewards:

The base package is up to £70,000£6,000 p.a. car allowance with choice of car Bupa Healthcare Contributory Pension Life Assurance Discretionary annual bonus Various social eventsCharity daysEarly leave granted on a Friday

Contact: 01923 750 095 or billy@cityscapeltd. c om

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