Quantity Surveyor - Milton Keynes

16 Nov | 2022

Job Ref: Commercial | Residential

Quantity Surveyor – Residential Developer – Milton Keynes - Up to £65,000 + Bonus + Benefits

 

We are currently working with a leading residential developer, who are looking to expand their team in the Buckinghamshire area by bringing in an additional Quantity Surveyor.

The business has offices and developments across the UK. They are an industry leader, and have won awards ranging from resident satisfaction, to quality of work.

Responsibilities:

This role of Quantity Surveyor is responsible for managing the commercial aspects of each development. This includes managing the costs for each site and ensuring that targets are met by managing and controlling the budgets and valuations.

Principal accountabilities of the role include:

  • Produce draft budgets and site start budgets for each site allocated to the Quantity Surveyor.
  • Produce quarterly valuations and complete material ‘cost to complete’ exercises for each site the Quantity Surveyor is responsible for.
  • Produce sub-contract payments and final accounts, ensuring that the sub-contractor has signed these off.
  • Produce sub-contract orders, ensuring they are authorised by the authorised representative, together with all necessary documentation to comply with Group Commercial Policy.
  • Complete on-site measurements and assess payments to contractors.
  • Attend and contribute to various meetings, such as pre-order meetings, quarterly valuation meetings and project review meetings with senior management, construction team as well as external contractors.
  • Manage all sub-contract orders on site, meeting sub-contractors as and when required.
  • Maintain trade specifications.
  • Price customer extras and liaise with sales department as necessary.
  • Manage Professional Fees Budget.
  • Assist with material buying when required.
  • Assist the Estimator and / or Commercial Manager with take-off’s for land appraisals when required

 

Candidates should have experience working as Quantity Surveyor or Surveyor, alongside excellent written and verbal communications skills. Additionally, candidates should be well organised, skilled in planning for both themselves and others, and have strong attention to detail across all aspects of work.

The candidate should be a strong team player, and an assertive individual. They should be capable of influencing others and building strong relationships and networks – both internally and externally.

This is an excellent role within a major company for a Quantity Surveyor, offering excellent career prospects within a major PLC.

For further information, please apply today.

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