Senior Quantity Surveyor – Major Residential Development – Battersea

15 Mar 2018
12 Apr 2018
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Senior Quantity Surveyor – Major Residential Development – Battersea

Senior Quantity Surveyor required to be the No2 commercially with UK Nr 1 Developer to run the second phase for a large scale development consisting of around 300 units and coming to around £100m

The Company: SSA are proud to be working with one of the most recognised Residential Developer’s in the UK. Named as one of the top 10 companies in the industry, they have grown from strength to strength over the past decade and continue to grow.

Their main goal is customer satisfaction and they aim to create beautiful, award winning developments that set them aside from their competition and provide outstanding homes for the community.

About The Role

Our client is seeking a Senior Quantity Surveyor to take full commercial responsibility and ownership of a project/s, working closely with the Commercial Director and the whole project team to ensure the project is delivered successfully, while maintaining relationships and maximising commercial returns and managing risks. Reporting to a Commercial Manager and ultimately the Commercial Director you will also be actively engaged with the project teams.

  • Liaising with clients, subcontractors & consultants.
  • Assume the responsibility for and administer all project commercial & contractual issues including but not limited to:
  • From tender award compile & agree commercial strategy, communicate and follow within the Commercial & Construction teams, amend as required during the project.
  • Conclude timely setting of formal commercial budget, monitor and review accordingly.
  • Carry out such duties to ensure proper accurate commercial performance, timely compliance with company procedures & reports, fully integrate within the site team & delivery requirements including but not limited to * Prelims- establish & maintain influence/controls/monitoring.
  • Preparing tenders, analysing, selecting appropriate capable s/c & finalising s/c orders, financial & commercially manage to Final Acc completion.
  • Consider Sc suitability and obtain suitable security at all times
  • Prepare & present forecasts, targets & CV reconciliations.-taking full responsibility for and maintain an independent view in commercial reporting in accordance with Policy
  • Follow the prescribed timings for Applications, Invoicing and Payments- both internal and external. Ensure certificates & Invoices are raised & chase/track payments.
  • Ensure updated projected Final Accs provided regularly and prepare, submit & agree Final Acc in a timely manner.
  • Provide feedback and suggestions on project matters to estimators
  • Liaise with and commercially influence/challenge all members of the individual teams and the construction process.
  • Understand Contractual obligations
  • Review project risk/opportunity schedule and monitor for changes.
  • Manage & oversee the junior commercial staff.
  • Insure that timely and accurate reports are issued

About the Requirements:

We are seeking a self-motivated individual who is commercially aware and analytical with the ability to manage and influence both people and situations sensitively and to a commercial advantage. You must have excellent interpersonal skills, both orally and in writing, be organised and meticulous with your work. As the commercial lead on site, you must have new build and residential project experience and design and build experience, working on large scale residential projects across London. It is also desirable that you have experience in managing more junior staff and are degree qualified in a relevant subject.

Salary: Competitive plus benefits

If you are interested in this role, please contact

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