Quantity Surveyor

Recruiter
Metropolitan
Location
Derby
Salary
£37k - 43k per year
Posted
20 Apr 2017
Closes
20 May 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Metropolitan are a team of more than 1,300 colleagues working to provide affordable housing, care and support and community regeneration services. At Metropolitan we have been very busy and successful in securing the opportunity to provide services to YOUR local community and we are on the hunt for some fresh talent to join our team and be instrumental in our success. We are currently looking for a talented and experienced Quantity Surveyor to join our Metworks team based in Derby with regular travel to London. You will be responsible for carrying out quantity surveying functions within the house contracting business servicing the Metropolitan Housing Trust North Estate. The works programmes include reactive and maintenance as well as reinvestment works and cyclical maintenance. It will also be your responsibility to provide a commercial insight and strategy to ensure business effectiveness and financial efficiency is achieved, while developing new ways of delivering the commercial approach to future contract performance and spend to support the contract partnership. About the role: - Measurement of works and agreement of same with client and subcontractors. - Pricing of client enquiries including drawing on specialist/supply chain support to drive best value. - Preparation of monthly cost and value reports for the area together with reviews of results and trends with operational teams. - Ensure trade working capital is maximised including payments are received on time from the client and management of 3rd party costs. - Working in collaboration with supply chain for compliant procurement of materials and subcontract support. - Provide commercial input including financial and contractual performance forecasts to the Commercial Manager and Senior Management team. - Help ensure that business targets and KPIs are exceeded. - Provide technical & commercial advice to maximize value from all term contracts and technical standards. What we`re looking for from you: - Experience of working in a quantity surveying role in a commercial environment. - A demonstrable track record of delivering service excellence to a customer base. - Previous experience of partnering type contracts within the social housing sector. - Good planning, budgeting, organising and prioritisation skills. Experience of keeping sound business records. - Able to interpret financial and other systems data. - Experience managing staff in a repairs related environment. - Previous experience of S.O.R Contracts. - Previous experience of partnering type contracts within social housing sector - Educated to degree level or equivalent with a qualification in a relevant field such as surveying or architecture (RICS) is desirable. What Metropolitan can offer you: Metropolitan offers an excellent and unique Benefits package that can be adapted to suit each individual. We offer employees the opportunity to choose from a wide variety of benefits which includes options around Childcare Vouchers, Health and Well-being Programme, Employee Assistance and discounts with multiple retailers and many more. We also offer an impressive Pension Scheme and 28 days holiday, with the ability to buy and sell up to 5 days!