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Senior QS | Leicestershire | Leading Resi Developer | Up to £75k + P

Senior QS | Leicestershire | Leading Resi Developer | Up to £75k + P

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Senior Quantity Surveyor


Leading Residential Developer

Up to £75,000 + Package

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join a Leading Residential Developer based out of the East Midlands. As a Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will be responsible for being the commercial lead for mixed tenure developments.  You must have experience of successfully delivering major open market affordable and contracting housing schemes with values in excess of £5m. This is a senior role and the successful candidate will have worked in a similar level role for a main contractor or developer. You must be proven in commercial and risk management on similar schemes for similar sized contractors. You will have a reputation for integrity, maturity, and sound business judgment; be totally comfortable working in and managing a team; and possess the creativity, commercial expertise, and commitment to successfully play an important role within the commercial and site teams.

General expectations/duties:

  • Strive to optimise the profitability of the contracts.
  • Ensure that the contracts achieve the optimum cashflow position.
  • Completion and compliance with required contract documentation including Performance Bonds, Parent Company Guarantees and Warranties.
  • Ensure that all contract documentation and sub-contract documentation is completed and stored centrally.
  • Compliance with commercial and company procedures through the Business Management System.
  • Presenting and agreeing the external valuation with the client’s representative.
  • Pricing and agreeing variations with the client’s representative.
  • Prepare and manage key and large risk subcontract accounts from inception to final accounts.
  • Subcontract procurement strategy and implementation.
  • Ensure the procurement of sub-contractors is in line with the Business Management System and that the packages cover the scope of the works.
  • Check and ensure compliance and issuing of timely Payment and Pay less notices to Subcontractors.
  • Control, monitor and improve commercial processes by establishing objectives and targets for the Contract teams.
  • Preparing monthly CVR & VCA reports for presentation to the Business Unit Management.
  • Prepare monthly reports and present to Joint Venture Partners & Clients.
  • Monitoring risk and opportunity schedules and managing risk from Commencement to Completion.
  • Contribute to management of life of site cost & revenue forecasts across multi-phase developments.
  • As part of project team, help shape long term delivery strategy for project
  • Provide input and cost and value engineering advice throughout the design life of the scheme and attend design team meetings.
  • Provide input and cost and value engineering advice throughout the design life of the scheme and attend design team meetings.
  • Managing and undertake the personal development reviews of associated surveying resources, including training.
  • Ensure a proactive approach to dispute avoidance.
  • Ensure company health and safety standards and procedures are followed throughout the team
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Job Overview
Offered Salary
GBP£75,000 + Package Per YEAR
Job Location
Leicestershire, UK
Job Type

Ross Henderson

Managing Director + Headhunter