Role Description

Job Title:

Quantity Surveyor

Reports to:

Commercial Manager

Accountable to:

Commercial Department

Main Objectives

Managing all aspects of costs, budgets and monitoring commercial aspects of projects, from pre-tender through to final accounts for ourselves and subcontractors. Preparation of monthly valuations and project information to communicate to our clients

 

Key Responsibilities

Maintaining all cost control procedures for projects including budgets, valuations and estimated final costs.

Preparing Trade Specifications and detailed tender analysis to ensure they meet specifications required

Processing sub-contract orders, payment and variations in a timely fashion

Communicating relevant updates to in house departments, sub-contractors, clients and client agents

Collating all up to date information relevant to projects and presenting data clearly and accurately for analysis

Skills knowledge and aptitude

  • Strong knowledge of building regulations, warrranty providers and Health and Safety requirements

  • Highly numerate with ability to gather interpret and present data

  • Strong I.T skills including usage of COINS

  • Methodical, conscientious and organised

  • Ability to manage time effectively and work off own initiative

  • Strong communication skills

  • Team player

Qualifications & Training
- Essential

  • Level 5 or higher HND in Construction or equivalent

  • Driving licence

Qualifications & Training
- Desirable

  • CSCS card

  • Building Regulations certification

  • I.T Qualification

Experience

  • Mimimum of 5 years experience within Quantity Surveying role

  • Experience and understanding of current market conditions and rates

  • Wide experience of disciplines within the housebuilding industry

Working relationships

It is important to form strong working relationships with both internal and external people. The focus in this role is:

Internal: Directly employed site staff, Contracts Manager, Procurement & Commercial staff, Quality department, Directors
External: Sub-Contractors, suppliers, NHBC (or similar) representatives, clients

Think you're the right fit?

Great! Send us your application and we'll be in touch

How?

Please send your C.V and covering letter to: Careers@watson-homes.co.uk