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AQS/QS | Buckinghamshire | National Housebuilder | Up to £50k P

AQS/QS | Buckinghamshire | National Housebuilder | Up to £50k P

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Assistant Quantity Surveyor/Quantity Surveyor


National Housebuilder

Up to £50,000 + Package

The Quantity Surveyor position within the commercial team is a challenging and diverse role. You will influence site budgets, liaise with suppliers and make key decisions regarding the procurement of labour and materials. Collaboration is also key to the success of this role. You will work very closely with our site management, finance and design teams and own the reporting of key costs incurred across multiple sites.  It is important you have a keen eye for detail, can forecast costs and enjoy negotiating with suppliers. It is a unique blend of skills required but a very rewarding role.


What you will do:

  • Collaborate with departments to improve cost effectiveness and ensure timely delivery of projects whilst providing cost advice on any aspect of the build as and when required.
  • Develop a close relationship with the site teams and a detailed knowledge of your allocated sites by maintaining a visible site presence, ensuring all developments are visited regularly and attending site meetings as required.
  • Maintain budgets for developments, assist in the preparation of site budgets and undertake site valuations.
  • Have responsibility for processing all contractor, subcontractor and consultant orders including payments, variation orders and day works.
  • Liaise with subcontractors in order to ensure sufficient resources are available and assist in the monitoring and evaluation of contractor performance.
  • Monitor, reconcile and recharge any costs which relate to shared cost items with other Taylor Wimpey offices as well as external companies.


What you will have:

  • Previous experience in a similar role within residential housebuilding
  • A strong knowledge and appreciation of UK building regulations and health and safety requirements within the industry
  • Experience managing both internal and external clients in a commercial environment and an ability to build lasting and meaningful relationships with a variety of stakeholders
  • A degree or higher education course which is accredited by the Institution for Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
  • Strong knowledge and experience of relevant IT systems and experience with MS Office


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Offered Salary
£50,000 + Package

Ross Henderson

Manading Director + Headhunter

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