About the Client: Our client is a FTSE 100 business and one of the largest residential developers in the UK, building new homes and communities across England, Scotland and Wales. They are passionate about building new homes and communities with a focus on sustainability.


About the role: The Quantity Surveyor position is a challenging and diverse role. You will influence site budgets, liaise with suppliers and make key decisions regarding the procurement of labour and materials. Collaboration is also key to the success of this role. You will work very closely with our clients site management, finance and design teams and own the reporting of key costs incurred across multiple sites.


About the Responsibilities:

What you will do:

  • Scheduling and quantifying materials and labour.
  • Ensure that Commercial Department procedures comply with both the TW Commercial Manual and the TW Operating Framework.
  • Negotiate and place orders for labour and material sub-contractors, labour only contractors and material suppliers on a competitive tender basis to ensure the business output is delivered on programme and within budget
  • Work alongside other departments to ensure project viability and improve cost effectiveness.
  • Commercial Management
  • Assist in WIP and cash flow forecasting.
  • Complete Land Purchases exercises hopefully seeing the site from cradle to grave.
  • Calculate all the prime costs on developments within the business, reporting any movements in the costs since the preparation of the land purchase exercise. Prime costs to include but not restricted to dwelling structures, professional fees, site abnormal and infrastructure costs.
  • Preparation of Site Budgets for authorisation by the Business Unit Management Team at the appropriate time.
  • Monitor and explain all cost movements within the site valuation.
  • Have responsibility for processing all Contractor, subcontractor and consultant orders and payments, variation orders and day works.


What you will have:

  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • A strong knowledge and appreciation of UK building regulations, NHBC and health and safety requirements within the industry
  • Experience managing both internal and external clients in a commercial environment and an ability to build lasting and meaningful relationships with a variety of stakeholders
  • Industry related business qualifications.
  • Strong knowledge and experience of relevant IT systems and experience with MS Office

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