Quantity Surveyor

£42,248 - £46,165
05 May 2022
19 May 2022
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Job Type
Housing, Surveyors
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
We’re on a transformational journey from good to great and we’re looking for great people to help turn our plans into reality.

With more than 650 employees and a growing portfolio of properties and services, we’re searching for the very best. If you're customer-focused and solution-orientated come and join our team of housing and property professionals.

You'll need to be passionate about people and dedicated to creating positive change through living our values and putting our customers at the heart of everything you do.
We have a fantastic opportunity within our Commercial Team/Strategic Construction Partnership projects team for the role of Quantity Surveyor. We are looking to appoint an individual with the enthusiasm to join us on our journey from good to great and to help us achieve our ambitions and make a real difference to people’s lives through the delivery of major programmes of work.
We are looking for an individual who will;

• Support the commercial team by carrying out financial management and performance reporting of our in-house maintenance team and our supply chain.

• Maximise value for money in the services provided by our in-house team by providing accurate job costing, forecasting and maximising income.

• Provide robust commercial management of overheads, including stores and fleet.

• Support the procurement of contractors and suppliers ensuring financial appraisals are undertaken and schedules of rates are appropriate to ensure value for money.

• Support the Strategic Construction Partnership in accordance with open-book cost management, providing cost plans, target costs, bills of quantities, schedules of work and Task Orders.
You must have;

• A degree in Quantity Surveying or other construction related discipline.

• Experience of managing or reviewing operations of in-house maintenance organisations.

• Experience of procuring works and, or material supply contracts.

• The ability to mentor and support colleagues ensuring they meet development targets and adopt our values.

• Leadership skills to ensure collaborative working and the partnering ethos is fully embedded.

• Experience of undertaking robust financial and performance appraisals of in-house maintenance organisations.
Reporting to the Managing Quantity Surveyor the Quantity Surveyor will work collaboratively with our in-house teams, Strategic Construction Partners and other external contractors to deliver a quality commercial service that delivers value for money whilst maximising opportunities to deliver social value outcomes ensuring that our vision and valves are at the heart of everything we do.

We are an employer who embraces agile working and will support you through training to enable you to gain the skills needed to become an effective member of our organisation.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the local community. If you know of any potential applicants who may be interested, please pass on these details.

For an informal discussion, please contact Steve North, Head of Capital Works on 07791446119.

Closing Date: 19 May 2022

Interviews: 30 May 2022

Supporting documents
Quantity Surveyor - Job Description 2021.docx

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