The Surveying Department in an Operating Division is responsible for monitoring and controlling expenditure on all the company’s developments by controlling the “cost of sales”, as well as ensuring that all Group Commercial policies and procedures are adhered to within the company.
The post holder is responsible for Procurement, Payments, Valuations and administration of Health and Safety procedures.
The right candidate will have;
With assistance from Commercial Manager prepare subcontract Enquiry List for approval by Head of Commercial and Head of Construction.
Prepare full enquiry pack, collating all tender information, ensuring fully compliant tender packs are issued.
Analyse tenders upon return to ensure compliant bids are received.
Prepare detailed breakdown of build cost included within land acquisition pack.
Prepare tender analysis comparing individual tenders against each other and against build cost within land acquisition pack.
Ensure sub-contractor weekly and monthly applications for payment are analysed and checked.
Prepare interim payments for approval by Commercial Manager / Head of Commercial.
Carry out monthly progress checklist on site for all relevant sites.
Audit progress (input by Site Manager) on valuation system.
Prepare sub-contract accruals.
Produce Value/Cost Reconciliation (VCR).
Follow change control procedure.
Issue Variation Orders as appropriate.
Attend sites regularly and frequently to provide assistance and support to site staff.
Ensure familiarity with Health, Safety and Environmental policies and comply with employee responsibilities.
At all times comply with company policies, procedures and instructions.
Implement new ideas and methods and continue to seek ways of both improving contribution to the organisation’s goals and enhancing the reputation of the company.
Mitcham, United Kingdom
We're based between Tooting and Mitcham, South West London and supply and install equipment such as awnings, parasols, sail shades, outdoor structures, pergolas. We're looking for fitters with experience of mechanical fitting, ground-works or strong skills from another construction trade such as carpentry.
The job includes surveying, installation and maintenance of our equipment, right across the UK. This is a hands-on site-based job. A mature can-do attitude is required.
Key skills required:
• Good knowledge of hand and electrical tools
• A good command of written and spoken English is essential
• Ability to carry out on-site installations in an organised and efficient manner
• Full, clean UK driving licence (or equivalent)
• Physically fit
• Logical, adaptable and a problem solver
• Knowledge of safe working practices
• Flexibility with working hours and overnight stays
• Living in the South West London area or a willingness to relocate is advisable
• Electrical experience an advantage but not essential
• Carpentry skills an advantage but not essential
• Current CSCS card desirable but not essential as training will be provided
• 6am starts at the workshop every day are required.
• The role involves a lot of travel as we cover the whole of the UK.
• This job can involve some working hours during the spring and summer, including some over night stays.
• Plenty of overtime particularly during their busy Spring/Summer period, boosting earnings to as much as £800 gross per week.
• Offers the security and benefits of a permanent job (ie. paid holidays, pension scheme, private health insurance)
With a track record of delivering residential and education projects to private clients and high-end brands, our client has built up a large portfolio of impressive work/clients over the years.
This role would suit an individual who has five years of post-graduate experience and aspires to quickly progress within a medium sized, reputable firm while working on excitingprojects within the residential and education sectors. The position would be reporting directly to the Commercial Manager and would require the successful candidate to manage several projects ranging from £3/4m to £100m.
The candidate needs to have a degree in Quantity Surveying and with at least five years post graduate experience.
The candidate should have had this experience within construction ideally for a main contractor.
Main QS Duties
Prepare Cost Plans and Feasibility Studies including carrying out research where instructed to obtain specialist sub-contract and supplier cost information.
Prepare tender documentation for varying types of construction procurement routes.
Prepare Cashflow Forecasts and Capital Commitment Schedules (spreadsheet which captures all costs of the project not just construction costs).
Run the tender analysis process following tender returns including drafting tender reports.
Prepare Contract Documents and/or Letters of Intent.
Prepare interim monthly valuations of work undertaken by appointed Building Contractor during Construction Phase of projects.
Prepare Monthly Cost Reports and Final Accounts during Construction Phase of projects.
Experience in the housebuilding, social housing or education sectors are not necessary but would be beneficial.
My client operates a network of estate agencies across Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Middlesex – giving you the best choice of residential and commercial properties to rent, buy or invest in. They provide surveys, valuations, property management and investment services as well as a wide range of services.
Excellent opportunity to join small friendly team providing residential valuation and building surveys.
Flexible working hours: between 24 and 30 hours a week depending on candidate’s preference.
Based at home but working within ‘RG’ postcodes for services depending on experience. Their client base is generally private individuals and housing providers with minimal lending work.
The candidate will be ideally MRICS or FRICS but Assoc RICS may be considered depending on candidate’s experience. They will also ideally need to be a Registered Valuer.
They offer competitive salary, offer flexibility in working hours and full office support.
This role provides flexibility for the candidate to maximise their home/work balance and/or potential for great opportunity for senior role/possible directorship being integral to future expansion.