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Quantity Surveyor

£50,000
Kent
Permanent

We have a great opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor to join a well established, dynamic commercial department in Kent.  As a Quantity Surveyor you will be responsible for managing all costs relating to the projects. Your focus is to minimise the costs of a project and enhance margin and value for money, whilst still achieving the required standards and quality. This will also include procurement, subcontract management inclusive of administration of the contract, monthly payments and final account settlement.

Job description:

  • Collating and issuing tender packs for sub-contractor work packages
  • Negotiation and analysis of Sub contractor tender returns
  • Producing tender analysis for subcontract work packages
  • Completion of Subcontract orders and variations
  • Subcontract payments, variations, and final accounts
  • Completing Monthly CVRs and cost reporting
  • Cost reporting and budget control
  • Attending site project meetings
  • Responsible for project lead with HA, including prepare and issue monthly HA valuations, cash flow forecasts, key date trackers

Requirements:

  • HNC in Surveying or Construction or equivalent
  • Experience of working within the Construction industry for a residential housing developer
  • Excellent IT, analytical and communication skills
  • Strong mathematical ability
  • Ability to assess and analyse information
  • Good business sense
  • Good understanding of budget management
  • Negotiating and networking skills
  • COINs user experience
  • Enthusiasm
  • Flexibility
  • Able to work within a busy team and under pressure
  • Good team working skills
  • Accurate with an eye for detail
  • A methodical approach
  • Willing to work extra to meet deadlines as and when the business needs require it

Desirable:

  • HND or higher qualification
  • Professional membership of MCIOB or RICS preferable or working towards such qualification.
  • National House builder experience
  • Different methods of construction ie Timber Frame

Benefits:

  • Competitive basic salary and annual bonus
  • Company car, car allowance or travel allowance
  • Agile working possible
  • Up to 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Private Healthcare
  • Competitive contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance – 4 x your annual salary
  • Share incentive schemes
  • Employee rewards portal with many more benefits

 

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