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Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Walsall, West Midlands
  • Sector: Residential
  • Position: Quantity Surveyor
  • Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + company car / car allowance
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: QSPP5_1550755850
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Job description

My client, one of the best-known names in the UK for residential covering new build, social housing maintenance and refurbishment projects are looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join the team. You will join at the pre-start of a new build open-market sale housing development.

The successful candidate will report to and offer support to the MQS. They will be expected to be hands on, managing this specific scheme whilst managing/supporting AQS/TQSs when required.

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.



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 can 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.