Our client are a well known award winning developer based in South Birmingham and they are currently in the market for a Quantity Surveyor to join the busy Commercial team
Reporting to the Commercial Manager, you will be responsible for the commercial and surveying responsibilities for up to 3 sites. Effectively manage costs for the site, and ensure targets are met by managing and controlling the budget and valuations, including monthly updating of the estimated final costs, show absolute cost and value reconciliation. Responsible for managing all sub-contractor procedures and processes, and materials and goods if necessary, whilst always ensuring compliance with Group Policies and Procedures. Value engineer all trades, ensuring that we are always one step ahead of the market.
Roles and Responsibilities
Maintain all cost control procedures, and working within the guidelines set out within the Group policies and procedures
Be responsible for all cost control procedures, including managing and controlling the budget and valuations by always updating the estimated final costs, and having the ability to show absolute cost and value reconciliation
Compile Site Start budget, liaising with all Departments to ensure document is completed on time to allow the construction to commence, and Sales to start marketing
Maintain budget control throughout development; and manage cost overruns within contingency levels
Complete accurate costing for each aspect of site development
Evaluate and agree variations and instructions, always aware of budgetary constraints, and ensuring that approval is obtained prior to agreement of variations in excess of the respective allowances
Be aware of all codes of practice that impact on estimating e.g. Building Regulations, NHBC requirements, HSE, Code for Sustainable Homes etc.
HNC in Building Studies as a minimum
3-4 years working as a Quantity Surveyor for a developer or contractor
Please apply as directed and someone will be in touch if your application is shortlisted