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Quantity Surveyor

  • 55,000
  • Residential Development
  • Kent

QS – Developer

Salary – Negotiable £55,000 (Depending on Experience)

Location: Kent

About the Company:
Our client is a responsible developer of new homes and communities. They are also specialists in regeneration and design and build contracting. Their vision is to generate attractive returns by creating outstanding places for people to live, work and enjoy. The Company, which was incorporated in 1958, it has a reputation for sound governance and good management practices certificated to internationally recognised standards, as well as Investors in People accreditation.

About the Role:

My client is now looking for a solid intermediate QS with the view to step up in 18 months’ time based out of the regional office in Kent.

·Sub-contract tendering and procurement to meet required deadlines

·Provide a detailed prelims cost budget and share with Site Manager at the appropriate time.

·Payment of subcontractors, variation orders and settlement of final accounts.

·Monitoring and explaining cost movements.

·Manage the adoption process of public works.

·Take specifications and drawings from Construction handover and prepare suitable packages for tender.

·Analyse returned tender and recommend the most commercially viable contractor.

·Monitor and explain subcontractor cost movements.

·Responsible for subcontractor payments, variation orders and day works and settlement of final accounts.

·Undertake monthly cost reports and estimate future likely cost expenditure.

·Report on savings and excesses against budget costs to the Director.

·Forecast final accounts.

·Be aware of all codes of practice that impact on surveying e.g. Building Regulations, NHBC requirements, HSE etc.

·Monitor, reconcile and recharge any costs, which relate to shared cost items with either other businesses within the Group or external Companies.

·Attend pre start, specification and any other relevant concept meeting as required.

·Input and maintain any computer based databases or systems.

Candidate Requirements:

·Residential Design & Build experience is essential

·At least 6 years of QS based experience

·BSc educated preferable (min HNC)

·M-CIOB / RICS preferable

About the Benefits and Reward:

·The base package is up to £55,000 (depending on experience)

·Company car allowance

·Contributory Pension Scheme