Quantity Surveyor - Residential Contractor/Developer

Cityscape Recruitment Ltd
Up to £55,000 per annum plus package
07 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Quantity Surveyor – Residential Developer/Contractor

Salary – Negotiable £55,000 (Depending on Experience)

Location: Cambridge

About the Company:
Our client is a responsible developer of new homes and communities. They are also specialists in regeneration and design and build contracting. Their vision is to generate attractive returns by creating outstanding places for people to live, work and enjoy. The Company, which was incorporated in 1958, it has a reputation for sound governance and good management practices certificated to internationally recognised standards, as well as Investors in People accreditation.

About the Role:

·Propose any suitable changes on design that will improve buying, saving, ease construction method and/or programme, enhance specification and quality.

·Preparation and completion of the Commercial Monitor.

·Prepare and complete Commercial Monitor Reconciliation on a monthly basis to highlight areas of overspend or savings thus appropriate action can be taken.

·Ensure in receipt of and fully aware of all information at Technical/ Estimating/Surveying handover.

·Produce Prelim Programme for use and monitoring of prelims allowances on site.

·Assist in developing, checking and agreeing development build budget.

·Provide feedback from completed developments.

·Plan, maintain and control the financial administration of all construction work on developments to obtain and maintain maximum cost effectiveness.

·Prepare and input white card payment schedule on computer system.

·Assume day to day responsibility for the valuation of all site works using the white card.

·Undertake office administration duties as necessary.

·Monitor the contra-charges of costs between subcontractors and to be aware of the financial implications should the subcontractor responsible not to be able to fulfil its obligations to the Company and advise the Chief Surveyor.

·Assume day to day responsibilities for the production of weekly/monthly subcontract and variation payments.

·Ensure the technical variation orders are obtained and priced from the Technical Department within required time allowance and amendments to subcontract orders are implemented. Negotiate the best possible price with sub-contractor for any extra works identified.

·Agree the cost/savings of variation order with the subcontractors.

·To ensure that all purchasers requests for extra works are priced accurately and returned at the appropriate time.

·Commercially managing more than one development if required.

Candidate Requirements:

·Residential Design & Build experience is essential

·At least 5-7 years of QS based experience

·Claim experience preferable

·BSc educated preferable (min HNC)

·M-CIOB / RICS preferable

About the Benefits and Reward:

·The base package is up to £55,000 (depending on experience)

·Company car allowance

·Contributory Pension Scheme


billy@cityscapeltd. c omor 01923 750 095

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