Senior Quantity Surveyor

Recruiter
Redfish Solutions Ltd
Location
Tonbridge
Salary
From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum Plus package
Posted
11 Jul 2018
Closes
13 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Title: Senior Quantity Surveyor Sector : Residential Salary: £75,000 - £80,000 per annum plus package Location: Tonbridge, Kent If you're passionate about delivering exciting high end residential projects, leading award-winning teams, challenging your abilities and expanding your skills, my client can offer you the career you're looking for. As a leading New Homes Developer with a history of creating well-designed sustainable communities for over 50 years, we're proud to hold a well-regarded capability for delivering award-winning developments, recognised by the NHBC and industry-leading Commercial, Design and Customer Service bodies. Our diverse property portfolio meets the needs of a wide range of purchasers from first-time buyers, to families and investors. My client is now looking for a Senior Surveyor to join our upcoming Commercial team, forming part of a new region for the business in the Kent area. As Senior Surveyor, you will be leading multiple projects, initially focusing on pre-operational stage for our new developments, through to final account settlement. As you will be joining a newly established team, this is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Surveyor with strong leadership skills, ready for a new challenge. Key duties to include: · The identification & procurement of suitable sub-contractors. · Using the appropriate tender documentation effectively and efficiently procure tenders, negotiate and let subcontracts within required timescales, ensuring compliance policies and procedures including the Protection Manual, Quality Manual, and Trade Conditions. · The negotiation & letting of subcontracts within required timescales. · Management of the financial aspects of the development. · Reviewing and forecasting the latest cost estimates and reporting including monthly cost reviews. · Attend 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 VE options and alternatives to make suitable cost savings and value. · Supporting the Production Director as and when required. · The specification of materials and plant in accordance with the Group Agreements. Skills and experience we're looking for: · Strong Quantity Surveying experience in the housebuilding sector or high end residential contracting. · Demonstrates strong attention to detail and produces accurate work. · Excellent knowledge of the Residential Development market in the Kent region · Commercially aware with analytical & proactive approach towards problem solving. · Strong ability to negotiate and influence · Excellent communication skills, verbally and written · Pragmatic; able to assess situations by considering the benefits and risks for all parties · Confident in managing suppliers whilst negotiating and agreeing contracts · Team management skills; leads by example, considering team strengths and areas for improvement · Builds strong working relationships · Performance management of your team and suppliers · Thrives in a fast-paced environment · Sound knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel · CSCS card If you are an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor and have worked on similar projects in the past, then please apply for this fantastic opportunity. redfish solutions promote a culture where diversity is welcomed and celebrated. We embrace differences, whether they be social backgrounds, ethnicity, disability, gender, age, religion, sexuality and any other protected characteristic. We have an inclusive recruitment philosophy and will endeavour to support those applicants who may need adjustments to take part in the recruitment process. Call us on 020 33 900 111 if you require additional assistance. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies, we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business. This job was originally posted as www.careerstructure.com/job/81891062

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