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Senior Quantity Surveyor - Homes

PQ-19-1
  • £65000 to £75000 Per: annum + Benefits: + Car / Allowance + Benefits
  • Greater Manchester, North West,
  • Permanent
The Client 

We are currently representing a leading Main Contractor within House Building sector ,who are currently looking to recruit a Senior Quantity Surveyor to work on a new £12 million development in Lancashire.

As Senior Quantity Surveyor you will be accountable for managing the financial and contractual administration, ensuring all Quantity Surveying duties are performed to the highest standard.

Requirements

• Previous experience at Senior or Managing QS is essential for the role.
• Proven track record in financial management of projects
• Experience of overseeing multi million £ projects
• Positive attitude towards teamwork Desirable -
• JCT contract experience within General Build or Housing is desirable
• Degree qualified and member of the RICS or IOB (or moving towards professional membership).
• Experience of team leadership

The Role

• You will have a broad range of experience in quantity surveying, ideally having held a role of similar seniority
• You will need to be knowledgeable in all areas of construction techniques and schemes
• You will possess a high level of mathematical ability and problem-solving skills, with a methodical and logical approach to your work; a proficient use of Microsoft Excel is essential for the role
• Excellent attention to detail and accuracy, coupled with strong written and verbal communication skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work as part of a wider team
• You will have the ability to influence others within the business to ensure that best practices are shared to aid the Group in achieving its overall objectives
• You will maximise margin through value engineering, setting robust commercial strategies and proactive management of contractor's accounts
• You will optimise cash flow through external valuations and control of subcontractor accounts.
• Ensure correct contractual procedures are operated for both Main Contracts and Subcontracts.
• Provide pre-contract advice to Estimating Department related to amended Terms and Conditions of Main contracts
• Claims preparation and recovery
• Provide monthly Cost Value Reports and Forecast Out-turn Margin
• Motivate, plan, co-ordinate, maintain and develop staff to undertake current and prospective workloads.
• Participate and actively encourage both Company training courses and on the job training.
• Monitor and record individual performances on an ongoing basis together with annual appraisals.

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