Quantity Surveyor / Commercial Manager

Location
Blackburn
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
28 Jan 2019
Closes
25 Feb 2019
Ref
00091402
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Operations
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
One of the fastest growing private housebuilders in the UK is now looking for an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their successful and ever-expanding team.

Essentially you will work with the commercial department overseeing and managing the following;

- Tendering/Negotiation/Appointment/Management project managers and subcontractors including agreeing fees, prices, interim payments, variations, final accounts and contractual compliance
- Procuring all materials, site preliminaries, plant/equipment hire by tendering, negotiating and appointing nominated contractors and suppliers
- Managing a small team of site based Quantity Surveyors and implementing full cost control system
- Full budgeting and cost control on a variety of new build and conversion developments.
- Implementing and modifying their cost control system across all sites
- Programming of developments
- Cost reporting and cash flow forecasting. Reconciling all costs with initial budgets
- Liaising with project management teams to achieve fast track developments

Candidates ideally will have:
- BSc in Quantity Surveying
- Minimum 10 years experience post qualification in a surveying role
- Excellent presentation and communication skills
- Some demonstrable experience of managing staff or external consultants
- Ability to demonstrate commercial awareness including financial and contract management
- Ability to build strong relationships with contractors
- Diligent with acute cost control skills

Package
Excellent package plus company car and pension.

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