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Job Ref:  204805813
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Construction
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Northamptonshire
City:  Northamptonshire
Post Code:  NN13
Salary:  £45000 - £48000/annum
18/10/2016 02:38
Are you a Quantity Surveyor? Are you a Quantity Surveyor with experience of working within the House building sector? Would you be interested in working for a National 5 star PLC House builder? Would you be interested in joining a top performing region that consistently achieves bonus?

A UK wide 5 star House builder is looking to recruit an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join a top performing region. Your experience as a Quantity Surveyor must come from within the Housing sector - House builder / Housing Association / Contractor.

The Commercial team deals with everything to do with cost-effective building, including quantity surveying, estimating, procurement and material buying.

With a watching brief on choice of material, cost, customer satisfaction and sales, and other critical issues, the Commercial team - which comprises Estimators, Quantity Surveyors and Material Buyers - has one objective: to deliver best quality homes, at the best possible cost. Your work is fundamental to the continued viability as a business and presents a fast-moving challenge that will exercise your creativity and commercial flair to the full.

What will I be responsible for?

You will be responsible for a maximum of 3 jobs at one time.

Carry out accurate build cost assessments of acquired land; maintain budget control throughout development; and manage cost overruns within tolerance levels.

Accurate costing and preparation of budgets for each aspect of site development.

Analyse and report on costs and cash flow vs budget using the technical support systems.

Contribute to the conceptual designs/options for the determination of site values?

Undertake accurate viability/feasibility studies to support decision-making in site acquisition and development.

Prepare tenders and procure sub-contractors, goods and materials, using Group Tender procedures where appropriate.

Evaluate and agree variations and instructions.

Liaise with site personnel and subcontractors in order to maximise productivity.

Use a payments system for the payment of sub-contractors and the supply of goods and materials in line with Group policy and procedures.

Promote and act in accordance with Group values, systems, policies and procedures.

Joining a top performing regional team of circa 25 staff within the commercial team this is a great opportunity to join a hardworking group of colleagues who have a good balance between work and laughter. The team is very customer service focused, and has no superstars - everyone mucks in and helps each other out. A good marker of the success of the team is the longevity of its staff. A good proportion of the team has been in situ 5-10yrs.

The team also consistently achieves the annual bonus.

This house builder typical gets involved with site's with a capacity for (Apply online only) units. Whilst they do not tend to get involved in RC Framed projects and build up to a max of 4 story unit you will still have variety in your workload. Due to the size of developments undertaken there is associated infrastructure works (roads / drainage / bridges etc) as well as sports and community works.

Geographical locations that are covered by this regional office: Leicestershire / Cambridge / Northants / Buckinghamshire / Bedfordshire. Clearly it is in the interests of the Employer to ensure you have projects close to your home as possible

Remuneration & package:

£45-48K pa

Car / Car allowance

Business Mileage / Pension / 10% bonus scheme / 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays
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