Senior QS - High-End

Location
Basingstoke
Salary
£55k - 75k per year
Posted
14 Jun 2018
Closes
12 Jul 2018
Ref
285640
Contact
Stephen Blaymires
Sector
Surveying
Job Type
Permanent

Senior Quantity Surveyor 
Sector: Listed and High-End Residential 
Salary up to £70,000 + Car Allowance + Childcare Vouchers, 25 days Holiday 
 
A respected residential builder who providing high quality building services is searching for Senior Quantity Surveyor to join the company. 
 
Its traditional ethos and expert craftsmanship has built a reputation for high class refurbishments and renovations of country homes, as well as period town houses and listed properties. The company also constructs bespoke new houses for private clients, both contemporary and traditional in style. 
 

SUMMARY OF THE POST: 
To assist the members of the commercial department in managing all costs relating to building projects, saving money where applicable but still maintaining quality of work. 
 
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 
Have a good understanding of traditional building methods and products associated with the refurbishment of listed buildings and up-market period houses.

Be confident in dealing directly with Architects, Quantity Surveyors, Clients and Subcontractors.

Be able to keep a tight control on potentially high numbers of variations on a large number of on-going projects, assisting site managers and contracts managers in recording all variations, pricing them and accurately recording their effect on final accounts and ensure that AIs are received for all variations.

Take a lead in the calculation and preparation of all company valuations and final accounts. 
Prepare and present monthly job cost analysis data. 
Analyse current methods and procedures and develop improved methods of working. 
Assume full control of subcontract orders, applications and assist with subcontract enquiries and management. Overall responsibility for ensuring that all subcontract/supplier orders placed are within budget. 
Pay regular visits to site, as well as liaising directly with Contracts Managers and Site Managers to ensure that all variations are recorded on CVIs and copied to all interested parties. 

The Person
10 years experience working as a Quantity Surveyor. 
HNC in Construction or relevant Degree level 
Good understanding of traditional building methods and products associated with the refurbishment of listed buildings and up-market period houses. 
Strong numeracy and financial management 
 
If you are considering a move and would like to discuss this role or would like career advice then please call Stephen Blaymires at Interaction Construction on 02382 025 900 / 07973877010 or email: Stephen.blaymires@interactionrecruitment.co.uk


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