Quantity Surveyor Required for Leading House Builder – Based in Surrey

About the Client; SSA Recruitment are recruiting on behalf of a Leading House Builder who build beautiful, successful places, blending homes, parks and public realm with great facilities to create fantastic communities where people love to live. We work together with trusted partners to tackle the shortage of good quality homes. And we make a lasting contribution to the landscape and to the communities we help create. We have built 19,500 homes in the last five years, across London, Birmingham and the South of England.

About the Role; My client is looking for a Quantity Surveyor to come on board for a Housing Development scheme bases in Surrey. Your role will be to take ownership of project and be reporting directly back to the senior Surveyors and Head of Commercial.

Responsibilities Include

  • Responsible for managing the tendering process and liaising with other members of the commercial and wider team on the production of information for this
  • Provide cost reports and key date updates to deadline
  • Create and monitor budgets for sub-contractors and materials (information for materials provided by the buying team)
  • Monitor prelim budgets and assist Construction team with managing these
  • Monitor sales & marketing budgets and assist Sales team with managing these
  • Monitor fees budgets and assist Technical team with managing these
  • Sub Contract ordering
  • Order & pay variations
  • Liaise with the buying function and order & control materials required for projects
  • Work with the Commercial Director/Estimator regarding on-going work on viabilities for future developments and land bids
  • Work with Departmental Manager’s (Land/Technical/Construction/Sales) plus estimator to gather data required for land bid process through to PTP process

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Surveying degree or equivalent
  • Knowledge of flatted and house building schemes
  • Good technical knowledge
  • Knowledge of standard forms of contract is desirable
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisational and time management skills with the ability to adapt to change and prioritise accordingly
  • IT literate, particularly with Microsoft Office and Sitestream or similar software
  • Excellent verbal, written and listening communication skills
  • Have a willingness to understand and appreciate the wider aims of the business
  • Experience in a similar role within a national house builder
  • Previous experience working with Housing Association building contracts
  • Experience of working with procedures and producing accurate reports and presentations

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