quantity surveyor in chesterfield

01 August 2018
joseph hanson, randstad cpe
job type
£ 45,000 - £ 55,000 per year, car package, bonus
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chesterfield, east midlands
construction & property
sub specialism
job type
working hours
£ 45,000 - £ 55,000 per year, car package, bonus
reference number
joseph hanson, randstad cpe
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job description

If you're passionate about delivering exciting high end residential projects, leading award-winning teams, challenging your abilities and expanding your skills as a Quantity Surveyor:

My client, having earned this reputation through both quality of work and in-house values that they have adopted, you can expect a working environment that embraces the 'work-life balance' but still works incredibly hard to make sure the quality is there. To enable the successful Quantity Surveyor to progress into a leadership role, this business has a fantastic training and development scheme in place that will offer opportunities in abundance. Not only this, they also offer a very competitive bonus and shares scheme. They recognise that they wouldn't be anywhere without their staff members and are always keen to give back.

Key elements of your role include:

* Identify and build strong relationships during the procurement of suitable sub-contractors.
* Using the appropriate tender documentation effectively and efficiently procure tenders, negotiate and let subcontracts within required timescales.
* Negotiate and agree terms and letting of subcontracts, working to project deadlines.
* Management of the financial aspects of the development, from cradle to grave.
* Manage all reporting and forecasting for the latest cost estimates and monthly cost reviews.
* Lead relevant site meetings alongside Senior Leadership teams.
* Manage the payment of subcontractors, measured work and variations are paid in a timely manner.
* Working closely with external employers such as Housing Associations undertaking valuations, cash flow forecasts, obtaining warranties, etc.
* Looking at Value Engineering options and alternatives to make suitable cost savings and value.
* Develop the specification of both bespoke and standard materials, working closely with the Estimating and Buying teams.

Qualities we're looking for:

* Strong Quantity Surveying experience in the housebuilding sector or high end residential contracting
* Ideally Regeneration and/or mixed-use scheme experience
* Demonstrates strong attention to detail and produces accurate work
* Commercially aware with analytical & proactive approach towards problem solving
* Strong ability to negotiate and influence internal processes and partners
* Pragmatic; able to assess situations by considering the benefits and risks for all parties
* Confident in managing suppliers whilst negotiating and agreeing contracts
* Leads by example, considering team strengths and areas for improvement
* Builds strong working relationships
* Resilience and creative problem-solving skills
* Thrives in a fast-paced environment
* Sound knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
* CSCS card
* RICS qualification.
* Experience over qualifications will be considered

As an employer of choice, we offer an extensive range of benefits, to include:

* Competitive salaries and bonus schemes
* Company car or car allowance
* Private pension
* 25 days' annual leave

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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