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Quantity Surveyor Housing


Title: Quantity Surveyor
Location: Bristol/Taunton
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000 + package (based on experience)
Sector: New build Residential developments
Start Date: Flexible
Title: Quantity Surveyor
Location: Bristol / Taunton
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000 + package
Sector: New build Housing developments
Start Date: ASAP
The Company:
Our client is a leading UK wide residential construction contractor with an established reputation within the South West market and beyond. Typical projects are new build mid to high volume residential developments of 3,4 and 5 bed houses as well as apartments. The company offers an unparalleled career progression path with a large emphasis on people and career development.
Quantity Surveyor – The Role:
A fantastic opportunity for an experienced Residential Quantity Surveyor to join the regional commercial team. You will be responsible for leading the day to day commercial aspects of a new build residential development based between site and office This position will report to an experienced Senior or Managing QS.
Quantity Surveyor: Typical duties & responsibilities:
* To ensure optimum commercial return is achieved for the project.
* Help to prepare the cost / value reconciliation reports accurately
* Prepare and agree interim valuations at the agreed dates to gain the best commercial advantage for the company.
* Assist in-agreeing final accounts with subcontractors to maximise project margins.
* Take off/measuring
* Ensure sub contract orders are prepared in accordance with company procedure with reference to the date given on the procurement schedules and / or in accordance with the contract programme having achieved the appropriate approvals.
* Maintain control of sub contractors accounts and minimise the cost of any variations.
* Manage subcontracts in terms of valuation and correspondence.
* To carry out duties as quantity surveyor on projects as instructed.
* To ensure optimum commercial return is achieved for the project in their control.
* Prepare or assist with cost / value reconciliation reports on a monthly basis accurately reporting the forecast final financial position of the project.
* Prepare turnover cash flow forecasts as directed by line manager at the commencement of all projects, updating as required and recording actual valuation achieved against forecast.
Quantity Surveyor – The Person
* You will have at least 5 years experience with either a national or regional house builder as Quantity Surveyor
* Demonstrable experience of working on residential projects
* Keen to progress a long term career
* Innovative – ability to identify better ways of doing things
* A good team player, someone who wants to be part of a growing business to achieve common goals.
* Commutable to Bristol and Taunton.
The Reward:
* Competitive salary
* Company benefits package
* Varied and unique residential developments
* Continued local work within the South West region
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