Project Quantity Surveyor

South East London
From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum Dependent on Experience
12 Apr 2017
12 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job ID:KMR/SO/083

Job Title:Project Quantity Surveyor

Hours:Monday to Friday 8.00am – 5.00pm Monday to Thursday 8.00am – 4.00pm

Locations:Cadmus Court

Employer:Keepmoat Regeneration Southern

Job Type:Permanent

Keepmoat is a fast growing top 10 UK housing and construction company. We design, build, refurbish and regenerate places to improve economic and social outcomes for people. Each year we build more than 4,500 new homes and over the years, we have built or improved over one million homes, schools and Extra Care homes for older people. We have helped thousands of first time buyers get their foot on the housing ladder and have also built over tens of thousands of homes for housing associations and councils, supporting local authorities across England, Scotland and Wales. Keepmoat employs over 3,000 people across Great Britain, with 9% of its workforce made up of trainees, apprentices and graduates.

Purpose of the role:

To take responsibility, ownership and accountability of the successful management and control all aspects of the commercial / financial and contractual elements of the designated project in order to control and maximise the company’s profitability, protect the companies legal and contractual obligations under the contract and to manage proactively the control of all commercial issues.This is to include ensuring applications and valuations are completed in line with the contract terms and also ensuring sub-contractors receive prompt payment and are procured in line with our contractual obligations and Commitments to Subcontractors.In addition ensuring cost reports and the like are managed, completed on time and monitored.

Key responsibilities:

·To take an overview and interest to assist the Contract Manager with pre-start planning and programming

·Sub-contract procurement and commercial management on a designated project(s)

·Management and control of sub-contract accounts and variation accounts

·Change management control

·Assisting and liaising with the buyers on materials procurement and buying opportunities

·To manage the day to day cost control, monitoring and reporting on a designated project(s)

·Develop an understanding of the designated contract, specification and pricing ensuring compliance with conditions throughout

·Assist the Contract Manager with subcontractor selection and ensure the chosen subcontractor has the appropriate order and information to carry out their work

·Liaise with the Contract Manager over contractual issues and take action as required

·Measure progress, submit valuations, submit final accounts and retention release and monitor receipt of payment in a timely manner

·Process subcontractor requests for payment

·Completing a monthly cost / valuation report and cash flow for the designation project(s)

·Where appropriate, assist with estimates and negotiations for future projects or phases

·Attend project and company related meetings

·Ensure the company is neither compromise nor disadvantaged by an contractual or financial arrangement

·Manage the costs on a project to ensure both the company and the client is fully advised of the cost situation

·To supervise with all staff, clients, consultants and residents in a professional manner

·Assist in ensuring company with Health & Safety

·Any other reasonable management request

·Ensure timely cash flow management for the Client and the group, and the supply change

·Assisting the development and training of trainee and assistant surveyors

·Maintaining and developing professional relationships with the Client, to help future business development

·Any other reasonable management request

What we are looking for:

Excellent verbal communication skills

Good level of numeracy

Good influencing skills

T skills – MS Office, Excel, Project, Word etc

Post graduate experience within a surveying position reporting to either a senior surveyor or a commercial manager

Why work for us?

At Keepmoat we pride ourselves on being a great place to work. As the market leader in our industry we want to ensure that we attract, motivate and retain the best people who can deliver the best service for our customers.

We offer you:

·Competitive rates of pay – We regularly check our pay against our competitors to make sure they reflect our position as market leader. We also review our pay every year.

·Bonus Scheme – Our annual bonus scheme is linked to team and company performance.

·Special offers for staff – We run a range of offers and discounts exclusively for our employees including holidays, health club memberships and days out.

·Trust – We encourage you to come up with ideas and get the most out of your job with us.

·Recognition – We have a scheme to reward people who go the extra mile for our company.

·Development – we offer genuine development opportunities to progress your career.

Please note that due to the high level of applications, if you have not been contacted within 5 days of the closing date please assume your application has not been successful.