Quantity Surveyor - Northampton

Circa £60k - Construction
Ref: 81 Date Posted: Monday 03 Dec 2018
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The Role: Quantity Surveyor

Location: Northampton

Salary Circa: £60k plus car allowance plus bonus

My Client is a SME Residential Developer with a passion for building quality units located in Northampton.

Managing 3- 4 new build development sites in Warwickshire/Oxfordshire/Northamptonshire areas  ranging from 20-75 units. Key responsibilities will be:

  •         Monitoring and control of costs against budget.
  •         Coordinating the setting up of sites including prestart appraisals
  •         Producing bi-monthly cost reports (CVR’s) in COINS
  •         Producing fortnightly and monthly sub-contractors payments
  •         Prepare and analyse tenders
  •         Prepare and negotiating orders with subcontractors
  •         Negotiate, review  and instruct variations as appropriate
  •         Pricing and processing of sales extras and incentives
  •         Final account and dispute resolution.

Key candidate skills are:

  •         Organised, self-motivating and analytical.
  •         Ability to work within a team, prioritise work effectively and manage deadlines.
  •         At least 3-5 years post qualification experience with a volume house builder
  •         Excellent knowledge of the industry, suppliers, subcontractors and legislation.
  •         Detailed working knowledge of COINS (VAP) for CVR’s and orders.