Senior Quantity Surveyor

2019-06-11 13:02:422019-07-06Rischer and Butler
Job TypePermanent Full Time
LocationChiltern, St Albans
AreaSt Albans, AngliaChiltern, St Albans
SectorConstructionConstruction - Quantity Surveying
SalaryUp to £75,000 + Package
Start DateASAP
AdvertiserRischer and Butler
Job Ref10434
Job Views27
Purpose of the role
Responsible for ensuring timely & accurate cost management, dealing with contractual issues & procurement & payment of sub-contractors for complex large volume development projects from pre-operational stage through to final account settlement.

Roles & Responsibilities
  • Responsibility for allocated projects, including cost management, cost reporting and subcontract management
  • Managing subcontract accounts – measured works and variations
  • Payments to subcontractors
  • HA contract Management
  • Value engineering
  • Managing the Assistant Surveyors/ Surveyors within team
  • The identification & procurement of suitable sub-contractors
  • The negotiation & letting of subcontracts within required timescales
  • Administration & management of the financial aspects of the development
  • Reviewing and forecasting the latest cost estimates and reporting including monthly cost reviews
  • Ensure the payment of subcontractors, measured work and variations are paid in a timely manner
  • Working with external employers such as Housing Associations undertaking valuations, cash flow forecasts, obtaining warranties, etc
  • Assist at all times in maintaining a safe working environment within Company workplaces and applying the Company’s Health & Safety Policy for their own, their colleagues, third parties and the public’s benefit. Individuals must act to minimise danger and report all potential dangers and accidents to their immediate superior or designated Health & Safety Officer
  • The specification of materials and plant in accordance with the Group Agreements

The ideal candidate
  • Extensive experience as a Surveyor in a main contractor or housebuilder
  • Demonstrates strong attention to detail and produces accurate work
  • Knowledge of the Residential Development market
  • Team management skills
  • Excel, Word, measuring CAD
  • CSCS
  • Degree or other technical qualification -Desirable
  • RICS / CIOB qualification – Desirable

Company benefits include
  • Share Save Scheme
  • Private Pension
  • Private Healthcare
  • Cash Plan Options

For more information please call Becky Kitson on 07903 946073.

Please note that due to the high level of applications we are only able to contact you if short listed for this vacancy. If you have not been contacted within 3 days then your application on this occasion has been unsuccessful.
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