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Quantity Surveyor (New Build Social Housing)

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Job Description

The business

A client we know extremely well, this £100m turnover business is a regional building and maintenance contractor specialising in social housing based close to Haydock. With an outstanding reputation in social housing - for new build, refurbishment and maintenance, this business continues to build on its 50 years' experience of being one of the North West's top contractors… And we are inviting you to join this successful team in a newly created expansion-driven Quantity Surveyor role.

The Quantity Surveyor role

As an experienced Quantity Surveyor, you will be joining a business that is established, successful and ambitious. You'll be looking after a multitude of projects across the new build social housing, refurbishment and maintenance sectors - so it's a real opportunity to gain versatility and diversity to your experience. It's a fast paced, multi-location Quantity Surveyor role, and the multi-faceted nature of this business will lead to opportunities to develop your commercial career.

Amongst other things, your key duties will be:

* Ensuring that contract values are maximised through careful and intricate management of costs, budgets, schedules and subcontractor performance
* Maintain contract reports and ensure internal and external stakeholders are kept up to date with project progress - including the raising of any potential issues
* Build and maintain strong working relationships with operational teams, site staff, directors, clients and subcontractors to ensure timely completion of projects to budget
* Procure and manage multiple subcontractor accounts as appropriate to varying construction projects
* Forecast predicted spends and variations, and prepare, negotiate and settle final accounts
* You'll also get the chance to develop assistant quantity surveyors (should you wish to do so)

Qualified to degree level (for example, BSc in Quantity Surveying or equivalent), your strong negotiation skills, keen eye for detail and commercial astuteness will be the keys to success in this role, as will an ability to juggle a number of small projects and multiple contracts at any one time.

Succeed in this role, and you'll gain exposure to a vast range of construction operations and work to becoming number one on larger construction operations. An exceptional opportunity to join a market-leading construction business. If your ambition and drive matches that of this client, take a look below at how to put yourself into the mix.

Salary and Remuneration

This client are renowned for their competitive salaries and benefits packages, and you can expect a salary of between £35,000 and £50,000 depending on experience. On top of this you will gain significant career progression opportunities. An excellent social housing contractor which will serve to enhance your commercial career.

What next?

It's busy out there - but I understand the need for discretion. For a confidential discussion about your career, this position and other Quantity Surveyor vacancies I am currently managing, please contact me: George Lucking, Commercial Specialist, on 0151 230 1690 or on 07860 270 738. Alternatively, apply direct with your CV.


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