Quantity Surveyor – New Build Housing
TSR are currently recruiting for a Senior Quantity Surveyor for a top 10 UK Housebuilding company. The main purpose of the role is to produce, manage and forecast build costs for allotted sites. Procure all necessary subcontract trades and manage the payment process and subsequent contractual obligations. Work in partnership with all other departments to achieve company objectives.
* Production of site start budgets, prior to commencement of multiple new House Builds.
* Procure all subcontract trades involving other key members of the team ensuring best value is obtained and all subcontractor prequalification criteria have been satisfied.
* Manage the payment process for subcontractors and help the other members of the payments team to ensure payments are made in accordance with the agreed payment terms.
* Evaluate and if appropriate, approve payments of Dayworks and applications for both labour only subcontractors.
* In accordance with the prescribed timetable, review and agree monthly site valuations, including cost to complete assessments using the approved system.
* Attendance at management team/department meetings at various locations which may be outside of the usual workplace.
* In conjunction with the Build Manager, host regular meetings with subcontractors to review performance.
* Management of agreed performance indicators including regular updates to the Group Commercial Director/Regional Director.
* Attend training and development events as required.
* Chair monthly meetings
* Any other duties reasonably requested.
Successful candidates will possess the following skills and attributes:
* Previous experience similar house building role is essential
* A good understanding of all aspects of surveying and contractual procedures
* Strong personal organisational skills.
* Ability to work in isolation but also as part of a team within a growing business.
* Computer literacy especially in Microsoft Excel.
* Motivated and enthusiastic
* Leadership skills
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