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Quantity Surveyor

Russell Taylor Group Ltd




Posted: 15/09/2023

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Quantity Surveyor


Competitive +Agile working available + Car/allowance + Bonus Scheme

Do you want to progress your career as Quantity Surveyor?

Do you want more of a flexible work/ life balance?

My client is a very well established high end spec house builder and developer, due to an increase in developments in the North West they are looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join their team

The role would be based from the Chester office (together with agile working arrangements) but will include travel to sites in the North West & North Wales area on a regular basis as you'll be required to provide regular on site commercial support to the team, including assessment of site progress, attending subcontractor meetings to advise and manage all matters in relating to the commercial control of the site.

The purpose of the role is to provide effective commercial management and control of projects, and to administer these in line with the applicable contract terms/statutory legislation. Managing site developments and the attainment of targets by conducting commercial cost appraisals and viability/feasibility analysis, managing sub-contractors, materials and goods, preparing and monitoring site costs and budgets and ensuring site set-up health and safety.

What will you be responsible for?

Carrying out accurate build cost assessments of acquired land; maintain budget control throughout development; and manage cost overruns within tolerance levels.
Accurate costing and preparation of budgets for each aspect of site development.
Analysing and reporting on costs and cash flow vs budget
Create systems and processes, allowing effective measurement of commercial performance
Undertaking accurate viability/feasibility studies to support decision-making in site acquisition and development.
Preparing tenders and procure sub-contractors, goods and materials
Evaluating and agreeing variations and instructions.
Liaising with site personnel and subcontractors in order to maximise productivity.
Using a payments system for the payment of sub-contractors and the supply of goods and materials in line with Group policy and procedures.
Provide financial information to the team as required to assist in financial planning
Promoting and acting in accordance with Group values, systems, policies and procedures.
Provide accurate, real time, monthly reports (Cost Value Reconciliations) and final outcome forecast

The role will be varied and deadline driven, so excellent prioritisation and organisational skills are essential. The ideal candidate will have a successful track record within the house building industry and it is essential that you are a confident communicator, proficient with Microsoft packages, with ideally experience in a similar role/environment.

To apply please email your CV to (url removed) or contact me on (phone number removed).

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