Senior Quantity Surveyor - New Build Residential - £85k

Recruiter
Location
London & South East
Salary
£65,000 - £85,000 & package
Posted
17 Oct 2016
Closes
14 Nov 2016
Ref
KHSQSBEUK
Job Type
Permanent

Senior Quantity Surveyors – New Build Residential – London

About the Client: SSA are recruiting on behalf of a leading contractor for construction, development and refurbishment based in The London area. Established for fifty years they have a solid track record with many leading Public Sector and Social Housing clients as well as numerous private and commercial organisations.

They are looking for Senior Quantity Surveyors to join their Design & Build New Build Residential division (circa £75m t/o).

Projects;

1)To commercially manage the successful delivery of a high quality  75 unit, Mixed tenure Design and Built residential Development in Hackney .Construction method is Piled foundations with concrete frame superstructure .The external walls consists of LSF clad with brickwork .Extensive soft and hard landscaping .Approx. value £17m .

2) To Project manage the successful delivery of a high quality  25 unit, Mixed tenure Design and Built residential Development with some commercial shell and core in Islington .Construction method is concrete raft foundations with steel frame superstructure .The external walls consists of LSF clad with brickwork .Extensive soft and hard landscaping .Approx. value £9m ,Experience with working in close consultation with Network Rail and London Underground is an advantage.

3) To commercially  manage the successful delivery of a high quality  500 unit, Mixed tenure phased residential Development in Enfield .Construction method is Piled foundations with concrete frame superstructure .The external walls consists of LSF clad with brickwork .Extensive soft and hard landscaping .Approx. value £80m.

4) To Project manage the successful delivery of a high quality  133 unit, Mixed tenure phased residential Development with some commercial shell and core in Watford .Construction method is Piled foundations with traditional frame superstructure clad in brickwork .Extensive soft and hard landscaping .Approx. value £30m .

About the Role: To provide commercial expertise and be responsible for the financial delivery of a project (with supervision) to ensure that it is procured and delivered within budget and to the highest quality.

  • You will be responsible for all the commercial aspects of projects from appraisal and validation of subcontractor applications
  • Cost Valuation Reporting
  • Submission & Negotiations of Final Accounts
  • Substantial experience in managing and surveying in the construction industry
  • A Thorough knowledge of Current Forms of Contract
  • Computer Literate
  • Excellent Time Management Skills
  • A suitable and recognised qualification in building would be an advantage

Duties;

  • To maintain established profit margins
  • To price all works in line with current market conditions
  • To improve where possible company profits
  • To ensure contracts are financially controlled, to budget and to the clients requirements
  • To manage target costs
  • To prepare monthly cost reconciliation for Division Manager
  • To undertake site visits in preparation of all tenders and take photographs
  • To prepare tenders based on estimating procedures 

About the requirements;

  • Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying / Commercial Management
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as function as part of a wider team
  • A highly organised individual, dedicated to meeting project deadlines
  • Outstanding attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate across all levels of the business

About the Benefits: They offer a competitive salary and a company car, in addition to a comprehensive benefits package including private medical cover.

If you are interested in this role, please contact kieran@ssaltd.com