Senior Quantity Surveyor - Residential

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Great permanent opportunity to work for a leading residential builder on a range of quality focused, mid to large volume projects

  • Senior Quantity Surveyor - Permanent
  • Secure company with a good pipeline of work
  • Mid to high volume projects
Title:                     Senior Quantity Surveyor

Location:               Bristol

Salary:                  £58,000 to £68,000 + package

Sector:                  New build Residential developments

Start Date:            Flexible 

  
The Company:

Our client is a successful residential builder with an established reputation within the South West market and beyond. Typical projects are mid to high volume residential developments of 3,4 and 5 bed houses.

The Role:

A fantastic opportunity for an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor to join the regional commercial team. You will be responsible for leading the day to day commercial aspects of new build residential developments. This position will report to a Commercial Manager.
Typical duties & responsibilities:
  • To ensure optimum commercial return is achieved for the project.
  • Prepare the cost / value reconciliation reports accurately
  • Prepare and agree interim valuations at the agreed dates to gain the best commercial advantage for the company.
  • Agree final accounts with subcontractors to maximise project margins.
  • Ensure sub contract orders are prepared in accordance with company procedure with reference to the date given on the procurement schedules and / or in accordance with the contract programme having achieved the appropriate approvals.
  • Maintain control of sub contractor`s accounts and minimise the cost of any variations.
  • Manage subcontracts in terms of valuation and correspondence.
  • To carry out duties as quantity surveyor on projects as instructed.
  • To ensure optimum commercial return is achieved for the project in their control.
  • Prepare or assist with cost / value reconciliation reports on a monthly basis accurately reporting the forecast final financial position of the project.
  • Prepare turnover cash flow forecasts as directed by line manager at the commencement of all projects, updating as required and recording actual valuation achieved against forecast.
The Person
  • You will have solid experience with either a national/regional house builder or a main contractor specialising in residential house building. 
  • Demonstrable experience of delivering residential projects within budget and programme
  • Proven experience in managing more junior quantity surveyors desirable but not essential
  • Innovative - ability to identify better ways of doing things
  • A good team player, someone who wants to be part of a growing business to achieve common goals.
The Reward:
  • Competitive salary
  • Company car allowance
  • Company benefits package
  • Varied and unique residential developments
  • Continued local work within the South West region
Please contact Foresight Search for more information on this, or any other vacancy 0117 917 5125