Salary:
£60,000 - £65,000

Overview

Our privately owned client was founded nearly 40 years ago and is recognised as the pioneers of luxury housebuilding and an accolade they are determined to retain within this exclusive market sector.

They focus on prime residential areas of London and the adjoining Home Counties within the M25 offering wonderfully spacious family homes starting from £1.75m, rising to over £20m for one of their ‘super mansions’ on both a private sale and client build basis.

For the first time in over a decade, they are looking to add to their Commercial department by bringing in a Quantity Surveyor or Senior Quantity Surveyor to manage their new, flagship development which is just underway , also in Surrey.

The development consists of 200 units, 125 private and bespoke as well as 75 affordable housing which will be built over the next 4 years.

Reporting to the Commercial Director, the successful applicant will be responsible for the full surveying process including the below:

Duties & Responsibilities include:

  • Prepare site budgets including liaising with finance, buying, construction, technical and sales departments.
  • Deal with subcontract enquiries including collation of information to ensure that subcontract quotations are submitted in line with all current information and health and safety requirements.
  • Carry out tender analysis of subcontractor quotations.
  • Place subcontract orders following completion of Pre-Commencement Meeting.
  • Ensure that all subcontracts hold relevant CHAS/Safemark accreditation and that insurance policies are in place for all current subcontractors.
  • Oversee valuation and payment of subcontractors’ accounts through to final account; including issue of subcontract variation orders where required.
  • Prepare periodic internal cost reports based on costs to date and forecasting future costs through to completion of the development.
  • Liaise, pre-contract and post-contract, with housing associations on social projects, including Employer’s Requirements, contract sum analysis and valuations through to final account and defects liability period and release of final retention moiety.
  • Attend meetings for design development, value engineering, site meetings etc.
  • Liaise with Estimating Department regarding current costs.
  • Liaise with site management team in respect of day to day matters.
  • Provide cost control suggestions where appropriate and advise senior managers as required.
  • Consider alternative specifications/design solutions.
  • Liaise with other developers on consortium projects in respect of shared costs etc.
  • Advise costs of sales/clients’ extras.

We are looking for someone with experience of working within the residential construction industry who has excellent IT skills and demonstrate the ability to work to deadlines. You will also have excellent organisational, planning and management skills.

With a large portfolio of client build properties as well as the private developments secured, this is a great opportunity to join a financially secure business with one of the best names in the industry, where the focus is on developing a “team” ethos throughout.

Please contact me to discuss further.

Package:
Plus a car or car allowance or car, bonus scheme, health cover, pension