Senior Quantity Surveyor

Recruiter
Michael Page
Location
Leicestershire
Salary
£50000 - £62000 per annum
Posted
04 Feb 2019
Closes
14 Feb 2019
Ref
13989094/001
Contact
Michael McGlaughlin
Job Type
Permanent

A leading, growing housebuilder are seeking to appoint a Senior Quantity Surveyor as they embark on a significant period of growth, culminating in the commencement of a number of a new developments across the East Midlands.

Client Details

A leading, growing housebuilder are seeking to appoint a Senior Quantity Surveyor as they embark on a significant period of growth, culminating in the commencement of a number of a new developments across the East Midlands.

Description

Procurement

Assist in preparing subcontract Enquiry List for approval by Head of Commercial and Head of Construction.

Prepare full enquiry pack, collating all tender information, ensuring fully compliant tender packs are issued.

Analyse tenders upon return to ensure compliant bids are received.

Prepare detailed breakdown of build cost included within land acquisition pack.

Prepare tender analysis comparing individual tenders against each other and against build cost within land acquisition pack.

Prepare tender authority sheet including recommendation to Head of Commercial for placing sub-contract order.

For new contractors, ensure Health and Safety Contractor Competency Questionnaires are issued; analyse and action returned questionnaires.

Assemble Health and Safety Policies, Method Statements and Risk Assessments.

Ensure all health and safety information is signed off prior to placing Order.

Compile sub-contract Order, issue for contractor to sign and ensure Order is returned prior to work commencing.

Attend pre-start meeting, handover completed procurement pack to site team.

Draft Customer Extras Sheet for Managing QS to agree with Sales Director. Price agreed customer extras list with final sub-contractors. Issue Customer Extras List at pre-start meeting.

Payments

Ensure sub-contractor weekly and monthly applications for payment are analysed and checked.

Prepare interim payments for approval by Head of Commercial.

Draft Budget estimate summary for approval by the Head of Commercial.

Issue contra-charges as appropriate.

Keep Payment Record Sheets up to date following completion of each weekly and monthly payment run.

Highlight claims for additional works outside Budget Estimate Summary and report to Chief Quantity Surveyor.

Settle all Final Accounts expediently after works complete.

Valuations

Carry out monthly progress checklist on site for all sites.

Input progress on valuation system.

Prepare sub-contract accruals.

Produce Valuation Breakdown Reconciliation (VBR).

Carry out cost and value reconciliation on all items in VBR and agree final VBR with Head of Commercial/Chief Surveyor.

Agree costs with the Accounts Department.

Prepare Cost Value Comparison (Profit & Loss) notes.

Other

Follow change control procedure.

Issue Variation Orders as appropriate.

Attend sites regularly and frequently to provide assistance and support to site staff.

Ensure familiarity with Group's Health, Safety and Environmental policies and comply with employee responsibilities.

At all times comply with company policies, procedures and instructions.

Contribute to improving the business, protecting and enhancing the reputation of the company, by putting forward new ideas and, when requested to do so, implementing change.

Profile

The successful candidate will have experience working within a similar position for a volume housebuilder, and ideally have experience with the COINS software.

Job Offer

Up to £62k base salary, car or car allowance, bonus, private healthcare, pension, many more company perks.

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