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Date Added: Mon 01/05/2023

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Luton, LU1, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £60000 - £75000/annum + competitive package

We are currently working with the Refurbishment / Property Services Division of a market leading UK Main Contractor.

The business currently turnover more than £700 million and built up a large amount of partnering relationships over the past 25 years. They currently have a full order book as well as lots of upcoming work in the pipeline with some major contract wins.

The business specialises in range of new build and refurbishment projects, as well as major mixed-use schemes.

Sectors include: Housing Development, Community regeneration schemes and Retirement Living, Education, Healthcare & Leisure

The business mainly operates as a Contractor working for Private clients, local councils, and housing associations.

They have built a strong top tier management team with the Divisional Director and Managing Director having strong credentials in the Construction and Regeneration Industry.

Business Unit

We are working with a business unit that specialises in refurbishment projects. These types of works include:

* Strip Out & Replacement of External Cladding - EWI / Zinc / Rainscreen

* FRA Works - Passive fire protection and Fire stopping

* Remedial works

* New roofing

* Structural works.

* High End Refurbishment

* Kitchen & Bathrooms + More

Clients they work with include: Local Authorities & Housing Associations

Role: Senior Quantity Surveyor

The business is seeking to recruit a Senior Quantity Surveyor to manage the commercial functions of refurbishment schemes within London & the M25.

Project Brief:

Projects typically value between £5m - £20m consisting of internal, external and M&E works to both private and public sector owned residential properties.

Duties to include but not limited to:

* To successfully manage and control all aspects of the commercial / financial and contractual elements of the designated project in order to control and maximise the company's profitability.

* Protect the company's legal and contractual obligations under the contract and to manage proactively the control of all commercial issues.

* Ensure applications and valuations are completed in line with the contract terms

* Ensuring sub-contractors receive prompt payment and are procured in line with the business' contractual obligations and Commitments to Subcontractors.

* Managing and completing cost reports and the on time and making sure they are monitored.

* To understand, implement and adhere to the company's SHEQ policy/strategy.

Experience & Qualifications:

* At least 5 years of Quantity Surveying experience reporting into a Managing QS, Commercial Manager / Director or higher.

* Experience with cladding and general refurbishments

* Strong planned works experience as a QS

* Experience with excellent influencing and negotiation skills with the supply chain and/or external clients to ensure the business maximises profit throughout contract schemes

* Excellent level of numeracy and verbal communication skills

* IT skills

* Full driving licence

What's in it for YOU!

* Highly competitive salary

* Car allowance or company car

* Pension scheme

* Life cover

* Attractive benefits package including discounts on gym memberships and high street shopping
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