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Quantity Surveyor Residential

  • Up to£ 75,000
  • Residential Development
  • Essex

About the Company:
Our client is one of the largest homebuilders in the UK, operating from 24 regional offices across England, Scotland and Wales. They aim to be the residential developer of choice for customers, employees, communities and shareholders. In 2010 they legally completed 9,962 homes. Our client is a focused residential developer with operations in the UK and Spain. They aim to be the developer of choice for customers, employees, communities and shareholders. They have expertise in land acquisition, home and community design, urban regeneration and the development of supporting infrastructure which improves our quality of life and adds value to homes.

About the Role:

Our client is currently looking to recruit an experience Quantity Surveyor to be based from North London and outskirts. They are looking for candidates to have either Developer or Main Contractor experience.

  • Full commercial management of a number of housing projects.
  • Monitor and report build costs periodically reporting any savings and excesses
  • Calculate all the prime costs on developments within the business, reporting any movements in the costs since the preparation of the land purchase exercise.
  • Provide a detailed cost budget and share with Site Manager at the appropriate time.
  • Maintain schedules of quantities and price them individually for prime cost budget.
  • Manage the adoption process of public works.
  • Monitor and explain subcontractor cost movements.
  • Responsible for subcontractor payments, variation orders and day works and settlement of final accounts.
  • Undertake valuations of production at budgeted cost on a monthly basis and split the cost of profit completions and potential future profit to estimate a value for work in progress.
  • Report on savings and excesses against budget costs to the Director.
  • Forecast final accounts.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Must have at least 3 years’ experience as a fully qualified Quantity Surveyor
  • Developer or Main Contractor experience
  • Wide experience in the discipline within the house building industry.
  • Strong knowledge of Building Regulations, NHBC and Health and Safety requirements.
  • Industry related business qualification.
  • Preferably member of CIOB or RICS

About the Benefits and Rewards:

  • The base package is up to £75,000
  • Car / Car allowance with choice of car
  • Healthcare, Contributory Pension & Life Assurance
  • Discretionary annual bonus