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Date Added: Fri 02/09/2022

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Birmingham, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £70000 - £90000/annum excellent bonus and benefits

Senior Quantity Surveyor opportunity with one of the UK's most prestigious residential developers in Birmingham

* 10 years working at a senior QS or Commercial Manager position

* Large scale, high rise residential development knowledge

* RC Frame experience needed

One of the UK's most prestigious residential developers in the country are looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to help deliver a high rise, high end, mixed use development in the centre of Birmingham.

They have planning to build almost 800 desirable apartments, close to HS2 terminus as well as celebrating the site's Canal Side position. The site has been designed to reconnect with the site's rich heritage in this dynamic and innovative quarter of Birmingham. The redevelopment would not only transform the site itself but would improve links to the canal and surrounding area, helping to achieve a more appropriate transition and interface between the urban centre and surrounding suburban area.

Senior Quantity Surveying requirements:

* Excellent organisation and communication skills;

* Degree in relevant field. - Quantity Surveying

* Proactive, self-motivated, problem solver;

* Ability to work within a team;

* Well-presented

* Good leadership and communication skills

* Good interpersonal skills

* Tendering and Procurement

* Cost Reporting

* Local Midlands market knowledge

* Dealing with variations and claims

* Able to lead a team and motivate a team

* Budget control and commercially savvy

* Team player

Senior Quantity Surveyor Responsibilities

* Preparation and completion of the Commercial Monitor (Cost report)

* Prepare and complete Commercial Monitor Reconciliation on a monthly basis to highlight areas of overspend or savings thus appropriate action can be taken.

* Check and agree development build budget.

* Provide feedback from completed developments to estimating department.

* Plan, maintain and control the financial administration of all construction work on developments to obtain and maintain maximum cost effectiveness.

* Prepare and input white card payment schedule on computer system.

* Assume day to day responsibility for the valuation of all site works using the white card.

* Undertake office administration duties as necessary.

* Understand and implement the requirements of the company TQM

* Monitor the contra-charges of costs between subcontractors and to be aware of the financial implications should the subcontractor responsible not be able to fulfil its obligations to the Company and advise the Head of Commercial and Commercial Director.

* Assume day to day responsibility for the production of weekly/monthly subcontract and variation payments and present for authorisation to Head of Commercial and Commercial Director.

* Ensure the technical variation orders are obtained and priced from the Technical Department within required time allowance and amendments to subcontract orders are implemented. Negotiate the best possible price with sub-contractor for any extra works identified. Agree the cost/savings of variation order with the subcontractors. Present explanation of variance reports to Commercial Director
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