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Quantity Surveyor - House builder

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Posted: 06/08/2019
Reference: 765800
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Banbury, Oxfordshire, England (map)
Salary: £55000 - £60000
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Job description

A leading National House Builder are looking to recruit a Quantity Surveyor to work from their Banbury office in an established Commercial team

The role: 

You will work as a Quantity Suveyor on house building projects

Overall responsibilities of the role: 
Project cost control – site budgets, value engineering, monitoring actual costs, monthly valuations, progress and stock on site. 

Implement wherever possible value engineering solutions & strategy to optimise profit and efficiency for the business. 

Attend project Team meetings, sharing site budgets, cost variances. 

Sub-contractor enquiries, analysis and orders, including Roads, sewers & Groundworks. 

Labour only estimates. Sub-contractor valuations – progress, site measurements, variations, retentions, contra charges and final accounts. 

Customer variations – site specific pricing, one off quotations, sub-contractor orders and monitoring costs. 

Report on weekly sales completions. 

Be aware of all codes of practice that impact on cost e.g. Building Regulations, NHBC requirements, HSE etc. 

The Company:

Established 35 years ago, they are an award winning developer with a portfolio of stylish housing developments across the UK and Ireland. Part of a larger Group, they are one of the largest privately owned building materials, engineering and construction groups in the UK. 

It is likely you will have previously worked as either a Quantity Surveyor,Senior Quantity Surveyor,Managing Quantity Surveyor,QS or Commercial Manager in a similar house building environment. 
Experience in housing is essential. 

Desirable criteria: 
Passionate about construction, house building and customer service. 
Wide knowledge of Construction Industry processes and procedures. 
Understanding of methods of measurement, standard forms of contract and reporting procedures, preparation of contractual claims. 
Excellent written and oral communication skills. 
Qualified in Quantity Surveying or equivalent. 

If you feel that you have the correct skills for this role then please click apply now or contact Adam Shaw on 0121 616 7150

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I have over 15 years’ experience recruiting in the Housing and Construction sectors specialising in Technical and Management roles within the UK.  

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