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Quantity Surveyor / High Wycombe / £50,000 - £60,000

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

I am currently working with an established house builder that prides themselves on regenerating redundant sites into vibrant developments with high quality new build houses and apartments in the region.

 Due to continued success the business is moving to new offices and are are now looking to expand and recruit an ambitious Quantity Surveyor that is looking to be part of a growing construction team that specialises in creating quality new homes in Buckinghamshire. To be considered for this role it would be advantageous if you have a background in delivering low and medium rise schemes, 50+ units. In return an attractive package is on offer and the opportunity to develop your career with an established and reputable developer.

 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.