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Quantity Surveyor

  • £70,000 - £80,000
  • Residential Development
  • Buckinghamshire

About the Company:

Our client is a well respected House Building specialist who has been established since 1976. They have different divisions in which they cover City Living, Mixed Use, Heritage and Country Living. They currently have various projects on going. A couple of them are major developments of a mixed use scheme will comprise over 600 apartments and penthouses along the River Thames.  They have also just completed new 1-2 bedroom apartments which are surrounded by tranquil spaces within the South East London area.

About the Role:

Our client is currently looking for an experienced Senior Surveyor to work alongside their Chief Surveyor.

They are looking for someone who has a solid permanent work background and has worked for main contractors/Developer. They are looking for someone who is commercially aware to help to deliver the project. It is essential that you have knowledge of building processes within the main contract building environment typically covering, residential and high spec projects and specialist projects and be expected to take projects from pre-award tender process through to completion. There will be logical, transparent benefits with the development of this role as the success of the business stream develops. This is an excellent opportunity for those with the desire to achieve results by hard work and who wish to participate in the future of a progressive organisation, you will be expected to:

  • Preparing tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities with the architect and/or the client
  • Undertaking costs analysis for repair and maintenance project work
  • Assisting in establishing a client’s requirements and undertaking feasibility studies
  • Performing risk and value management and cost control
  • Advising on procurement strategy
  • Identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks
  • Preparing and analysing costings for tenders
  • Allocating work to subcontractors

About the Benefits/Rewards:

The base package is circa £75,000 + travel, healthcare and pension

Requirements:

The client is looking for someone with a main contract/Developer background you must be driven and have a hard work ethic.  You must also have a structured permanent career. It would be preferable that you have a formal construction degree / qualification in Quantity Surveying. Our client wants someone that is Lateral thinking and highly developed problem-solving abilities should be coupled with a very strong academic background. It would be beneficial for you to have experience on Housing projects.