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Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Sector: Residential
  • Position: Quantity Surveyor
  • Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Car allowance and benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: QS98NI_1496742593
Job description

My client, long established in affordable housing provide a truly national construction solution, are looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join their team. They are the nation's complete housing specialist and are dedicated to delivering excellence in everything they do.

The successful candidate will report to and offer support to the MQS or SQS. You will be expected to be hands on, manage specific schemes whilst managing/supporting AQS/TQSs when required. The position will involve working within a busy Quantity Surveying department on new build and refurbishment schemes.

DAY TO DAY DUTIES:
  • cost control
  • cash management
  • subcontractor management
  • risk management
  • financial reporting (CVR/PPR),
  • preparation in valuations (internal/external),
  • record keeping and general administration.
  • liaison with internal customers, clients and supply chain


REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE



Ideally you will have a proven track record in quantity surveying within the residential sector ideally on new build schemes along with a knowledge and understanding of refurbishment works.



Applicants should ideally have:

- A track record in commercial management from within a recognised contracting organisation.

- Experience of either new build contracting or refurbishment works, preferably both.

- Understanding of various Contract forms.

- Be a competent negotiator who is able to agree rates/prices without compromising company margins.

- Have a good knowledge in terms of regulations, current materials, rates, prices along with good commercial awareness.

- Be an excellent communicator.

- The ability to understand and complete the CVR process.

In return, you will join a busy but very friendly team, with excellent opportunities for career development, as well as receiving a competitive salary and car allowance.