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Date Added: Thu 25/08/2022

Senior Quantity Surveyor | Leading Residential Developer | NW London

Harrow Road, W93NA, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £75000 - £85000/annum & package

About the Client: Our client is a leader in the current urban regeneration schemes across the UK. They have been established in the UK for many years now and are without a doubt one of the best names within high spec developments. They have a number of companies within the Group, various housing developers through to Commercial and Retail specialist contractors. As a group they turnover in excess of £700m and have developments throughout the UK but predominantly in London & Home Counties.

About the role: They are currently seeking a Senior Development / Quantity Surveyor for a major regeneration project starting in NW London. The project has a 4-year programme and will consist of over 700 homes along with retail and commercial space, RC Frame.

About the Responsibilities:

1. Budget preparation; work with estimator / PQS in preparing comprehensive budget

for Project and check and agree the same

2. Lead Main / Trade Contractor, preliminaries and other procurement in line with St

George TQM and Berkeley Group requirements.

3. Provide advice, assistance and support to Project Director and Construction colleagues on the correct management, administration and application of the Contracts (Main, Trade, Sub and Housing Association and any other Contract which involves the Construction process.

4. Plan, maintain and control the financial administration of all construction work on the Development to obtain and maintain maximum cost-effectiveness.

5. Proactively commercially manage the main /trade package contracts.

6. Proactively monitor project and site activities and highlight unplanned and/or

unbudgeted activities, challenge and take the appropriate timely action in conjunction

with the Project Director.

7. Undertaking office administration duties as required, including office and computer

files and folders are kept up to date and in accordance with TQM protocol.

8. Reviewing the training needs of subordinate staff.

9. Working closely with Sales colleagues and ensuring that all purchasers requests for

extra works are priced accurately and returned at the appropriate time to the Sales

Department with due reference to Construction manager and state of construction.

10. Working closely with Technical colleagues and ensure the technical variation orders

are obtained and priced from the Technical Department within required time

allowance and amendments to subcontract orders are implemented, agree the

cost/savings of variation order with the subcontractors. Present explanation of

variance reports to Commercial Director.

About the Person:

1. Commercial leadership

2. Ownership of project budgets and costs

3. Delivery of budgeted profit margins

4. Effective main / trade contractor procurement and management

5. In depth understanding of the contract

6. Detailed knowledge and adherence to Company Quality Control procedures
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