Quantity Surveyor Residential

Recruiter
Buchan and London Recruitment
Location
Sevenoaks
Salary
Up to £65,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted
12 Mar 2019
Closes
20 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client are looking for a Quantity Surveyor or Estimator with at least 3 years' experience to join their multi-disciplined practice based on Sevenoaks as part of the Cost Consultancy team. Quantity Surveyor must have developer or Contractor experience and be able to produce bills of quantities from drawings and estimate building costs of town center high-rise mixed use schemes. Duties will include: · Estimating from RIBA stage 0 initial concepts through to RIBA stage 5, · Client liaison and attending design team meetings · Supply chain package procurement · Reviewing and analysing Main Contractors Tender submissions · Cost exercises for clients. · Value Engineering · Package Procurement and tendering Key Skills required: · Preparation of Cost / Benefit analysis of design options. · Work closely with the Project Managers & Directors · Ensuring all costs are tracked & validated · Supporting bid team by producing accurate and competitive cost estimates · Cost comparison and main contractor selection · Tendering of large subcontract packages · Cost control and preparation of periodic financial reconciliation's, reports and forecasts · Deal with correspondence in relation to commercial and contractual issues · Understanding of JCT Design and Build contracts · Negotiation with contractors Must have working knowledge of · Excel · Word · Measurement of drawings · Affordable Housing · Building practices · Building Costs · Subcontract procurement It is an exciting new position in an expanding company offering good career progression. Ideally an Estimator or Quantity surveyor background Tendering of subcontract packages and estimating experience required The graduate would have to be working towards a professional qualification (RICS/CIOB) and can enrol on our graduate training scheme. Our projects range from £500k to £200m spread throughout London and south east - 95% Housing and affordable housing projects Require a driving license

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