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Quantity Surveyor / Farnham / £50,000 - £60,000

  • Sector: Surveying & Cost Consultancy
  • Location: Surrey
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £50,000 - £60,000

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Job description

We are currently working with one of the UK's leading house builders, who are looking an established Quantity Surveyor, or experienced Assistant Quantity Surveyor looking to make the next step up and shares it aims to be the number one house builder in the UK.

 This opportunity will allow you to help manage a range of fantastic projects whilst leading and undertaking a substantial wealth of responsibilities on a major regeneration project which deliver a new community for the area.

You  will be managing site development and the attainment of targets by conducting commercial cost appraisals and viability/feasibility analysis, managing sub-contractors, materials and goods, preparing and monitoring site costs and budgets and ensuring site set-up health and safety.

 With a more than competitive salary, £50k - £60k basic alongside a fantastic bonus and package scheme, here lays an opportunity to better yourself whilst carving a career that others will strive to replicate, with clear and attainable opportunities of progression in to the higher ranks of the company.

 Key Responsibilities of a Quantity Surveyor:

  • The identification & procurement of suitable sub-contractors.
  • The negotiation & letting of subcontracts within required timescales.
  • Providing the cost-data feedback to Divisional Estimating Department.
  • Administration & management of the financial aspects of the development.
  • Reviewing and forecasting the latest cost estimates and reporting
  • The relationships with external employers such as Housing Associations undertaking valuations, cash flow forecasts, obtaining warranties, etc.
  •   Prepares and submits notices and applications for Client / Agent for Extension of Time claims

Desirable criteria:

  • Passionate about construction and house building.
  • Wide knowledge of Construction Industry processes and procedures.
  • Understanding of methods of measurement, standard forms of contract and reporting procedures, preparation of contractual claims.
  • Qualified in Quantity Surveying or equivalent.