Clarion Housing Group Limited City, Manchester
Jul 02, 2020Full time
Location: Manchester or Croydon Hours: 36 per week Contract Type: Permanent Join our expanding Development team at this exciting time. Clarion Housing Group is a major housing developer with the financial strength, capacity, skills and expertise to deliver a wide range of housebuilding and regeneration schemes. More than 350,000 people call a Clarion home their home. Our mission is to provide and maintain good quality housing for our residents and to build communities through high quality design and place making. In order to achieve our goal we are expanding our team and looking for ambitious, passionate and dedicated development professionals to join us on our journey. We're looking for two exceptional Cost Planning Managers to provide professional cost plans to support our offers and help us realise our ambition. Reporting directly to the Cost Planning and Estimating Director, you'll take ownership and accountability for the preparation of cost plans on multiple projects, ensuring they are delivered on time ensuring the best offer can be made. You'll be responsible for identifying project risks and rewards, whilst reviewing technical reports to prepare qualification schedules. We'll require you to understand scheme documents, technical reports and drawings and disseminate the information with speed and high levels of accuracy. Bluebeam is available for digital measurement. You'll be required to produce measured works in a neat and accurate fashion that can be presented to the rest of the project team, and management. Your other responsibilities will include: Benchmarking PQS and Contractor tender returns and live projects. Benchmark cost plans to schemes of similar nature and be able to describe where differences occur and the effect on the cost plan. Reviewing available information and preparing cost plans for schemes of 100 to 5,000+ units. With a solid background in cost planning and previous experience in Estimating or quantity surveying within a contracting or developer organisation, you'll already have knowledge of all forms of traditional and modern methods of construction and be able to apply the correct build form to the scheme. We'll look to you to utilise your excellent numeracy, IT and communication skills in all that you do, and have confidence in talking to staff, clients, consultants, and contractors at all levels. Ideally you will hold formal construction industry qualifications, a sound knowledge of market conditions and a good understanding of the Social Housing Environment which you will use to inform the many important decisions you will be required to take. This is a fantastic opportunity to utilise your extensive skills and experience to really make a difference. If you feel your attributes and skillset match our requirements, then we would love to hear from you. In return we offer you a competitive salary and generous benefits package in a supportive environment, with plenty of scope for your career advancement and salary progression. Closing Date: 13th July at midnight Applicants must be able to travel across regions as required. You can download the role profile here - Cost Planning Manager You must be eligible to work in the UK to apply for this vacancy; Clarion are not able to offer visa sponsorship.