We have a current opportunity for a Senior QuantitySurveyor on a permanent basis. The position will be based in Bromley. The Senior Quantity Surveyor is to manage all commercial and contractual issues on the assigned projects. Reporting to the Commercial Manager, the Senior QS will be responsible for procurement, cost reporting, valuations and payments together with pricing contract variations and ...... click apply for full job details
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Our client, based in Kingston upon Thames, has experience with large-scale public entities and Tier 1 contractors as well as commissions from private clients. They focus on understanding and recognising their client's needs first, adapting their service and providing tailored engineering solutions to fit any infrastructure project...... click apply for full job details
Let's help build your future by finding a home for your talent! Our housebuilding business operates across 13 regional offices, which are currently developing around 200 sites across England. The design and construction blend tradition and innovation, creating homes and developments with contemporary living standards. Our product range includes one-bedroom apartments through to larger five-bedroom family homes. In a Nutshell: We have a great opportunity for Sales Consultant to join our team within Vistry Housebuilding Yorkshire, at our Pocklington Hub. As our Sales Consultant you will be responsible for carrying out all aspects of the day to day running of the sales hub in accordance with the customer journey, take ownership for the sales process with customers, maintaining necessary records and documentation during all stages of the sales progress across a number of sites and house ranges within the sales hub and delivering successful continual sales at all sites within the designated area of the sales hub. What we would like from you: Key Responsibilities - Proactively seek out prospective sales and follow up all enquiries with telephone communication and marketing literature to optimise the business opportunity for sales across all sites within the designated area of the sales hub. Create and deliver informative and clear Virtual tours of sites and house plots to all customers within your specified sales hub Manage and implement new innovation in fulfilling the business targets on new home sales across all sites within the designated area of the sales hub. Negotiate with customers to ensure the best sales outcome for the business Utilise all technology available to ensure innovation in generating sales in differing environmental and economic conditions Ensure effective management of sales visits with pre-booked customers ensuring that these are arranged at suitable times and are undertaken effectively. Travel to all sites within the specified sales hub's area to undertake pre booked customer appointments Have a detailed knowledge of all Bovis Homes and Linden Homes sites and the build progress within the specified hub to ensure each customer is given every opportunity to purchase a new home Have detailed knowledge of all Bovis Homes and Linden Homes house types, plots available and upcoming within all sites within specified hub to ensure each customer is given every opportunity to purchase a new home. Proactively manage and follow the sales process as set out in the Sales induction training and development and Procedure Guide with every customer. Proactively working as a member of the sales team within the area and demonstrating effective team working skills with others who may be in the same hub area or area. Evaluate each sales process with a customer as to how the sale can be achieved more effectively, efficiently and profitably for the Company. Proactively sell all types of customer extras across all reservations to drive additional profit for the Company. Ensure every customer contact is recorded on the relevant IT system and in line with GDPR. Deal with all customers in a polite, friendly and efficient manner. Ensure that customers are kept fully and regularly informed of the progress of their purchase. Respond to all cancellations making every effort to 'save' and if necessary, re negotiate the reservation and at all times identify the reason for cancellation and offer any suitable alternatives within other Bovis Homes or Linden Homes sites. Have detailed knowledge of all relevant purchase assistance schemes, alternative site and house type options as directed by the Company, to ensure every customer is offered a bespoke choice of sales and purchase options for them. Work with the Site teams across all Hub sites to understand the progress of build of current plots and prospective plots in order to provide customer information to the sites and, in turn, clearly communicate with the customer. Implement the Company's continuous drive to deliver excellent customer service by advocating the customer journey and consistently exceeding customer expectations. Deliver high quality home demonstrations both virtually and face to face in conjunction with the build/maintenance teams in the home that the customer has purchased. Carry out daily tasks required for each of the specified sites within the hub. Work alongside colleagues within the sales hub to ensure all aspects of the sales process are completed to the required standard with all customers. Ensure all relevant stakeholders and colleagues working within the relevant sales hub are informed of key departmental developments. Take responsibility for all company property and equipment across each site within the specified sales hub. Competencies - Experience working in a customer facing role delivering under pressure. Experience in generating leads and sales through telephone based business development. Proven track record of achieving sales targets Proven track record of exceptional sales Excellent IT skills with demonstrable knowledge of Microsoft Office tools Comfortable using multi channel forms of communication Ability to handle complaints and difficult situations Strong negotiation and sales skills Proven track record of successfully completing the sales process with customers Excellent administration and organisational skills An interest in property and the housing market Good planning and organisational skills Patience and ability to remain calm under pressure Excellent communication skills A friendly, trustworthy and professional attitude The ability to work under pressure and meet sales targets. Willing to be flexible in respect of day to day duties and hours worked Willing to travel to all sales sites, including regional offices Full driving licence and access to a suitable vehicle. The Good Stuff: Vistry Homes is a fast paced and exciting place to work. We offer our employees multiple opportunities to learn, develop and nurture successful careers with us. Some of our key benefits include… Competitive salary and package Sales Commission 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays, and the option to buy or sell up to 5 days per annum Private Healthcare Company Contributory Pension Scheme Sharesave scheme Mileage allowance paid Support with a professional membership Let's tell you a bit more about us… Vistry Group came together at the start of 2020, bringing together the energy, talent and deep-rooted experience of Bovis Homes, Linden Homes and Vistry Partnerships. With a wide range of skills, experience and backgrounds - we have come together to live our values of Integrity, Caring and Quality. We are all about people, and it is our people, around 3000 of us, who have created a UK top-five housebuilder, with a five-star rating. We care about the wellbeing of our people and we value diversity and inclusion, seeking to create a supportive, dynamic environment where talented and dedicated people can develop their career. Inclusion and diversity are paramount to us here at Vistry Group - we firmly believe that this culture nurtures stronger performances across the wider business. All of our applicants and employees are treated fairly and respectfully, regardless of any protected characteristic/s. If you require assistance with regards to reasonable adjustments during your application process with us, then please do not hesitate to contact us - we will always be happy to help.
Title: Quantity Surveyor Contract Type: Permanent Location: Barking R iverside Persona: Office based Salary: Competitive Closing date for completed applications: 21st May 2021 Interviews will be held on: TBC via Microsoft Teams Due to COVID19, colleagues in eligible roles are currently working from home in line with government guidelines Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to close the advertisement and interview earlier than stated We are looking for a highly motivated, organised and experienced Quantity Surveyor with a proven track record in infrastructure construction to join the Barking Riverside Infrastructure Team. Reporting to the Managing Surveyor BRL, the Senior Quantity Surveyor is accountable for all commercial and contractual matters of several infrastructure projects at any given time and will run the projects from inception to completion. The candidate shall have a vision of driving the best value for Barking Riverside Limited via procurement and contractual management. This is a great opportunity for a candidate looking to progress their career further. Applicants will have to demonstrate a record of achievement in a similar role with experience in infrastructure projects and hold relevant quantity surveying qualifications. You will have excellent communication skills and a demonstrable track record of building strong stakeholder relationships at all levels. If you believe you have the qualities we are after and are interested in working for an organisation that can really make a difference to people's lives, then please apply without delay. COVID 19: The safety of our staff and our candidates is of the utmost importance. Every effort will be taken to ensure that safe ways of working are adopted throughout the Recruitment and Selection process. We are introducing extra precautions in line with UK Government Guidelines. Our recruitment processes will follow social distancing and COVID-19 Secure requirements. This will include the use of various technologies to support the interview process. Should candidates have any questions regarding this, or if you require additional support please let us know at the interview planning stage. At the foundation of everything that we do are our corporate values and associated behaviours. Our organisational behavioural framework outlines the core expectations of all employees, which should be demonstrated at all times when representing L&Q. More information about L&Q's values can be found on our website and a copy of our behavioural framework can be provided on request. In addition to our support and training, the successful candidate will have access to our full suite of benefits including 24 days holiday rising to 28 days with length of service, annual bonus subject to group performance, excellent Pension scheme, an employee assistance programme and non-contributory life assurance. We are committed to supporting your work-life balance and recognise the changing demands and circumstances in life. Please let us know during the recruitment process if you're interested in part time working or job sharing. In addition, should your circumstances change once you have joined L&Q, you can also request flexible working arrangements, e.g. a change to working hours - if it's feasible then we'll make it happen. We are recognised externally for our commitment to inclusion. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident (Committed) employer and have signed the Time to Change Employer Pledge to demonstrate our commitment to end mental health discrimination in the workplace. We expect all of our employees to support our environmental policy and social responsibility work. We are an employer committed to environmental and social responsibility. Barking Riverside London is a joint venture between the Mayor of London and L&Q to deliver a quality led new riverfront town in East London comprising of 10,800 homes, a new rail station, new schools and commercial and cultural offerings along 2km of south-facing Thames river frontage. Barking Riverside London will feature healthcare, schools, open space, public squares, new rail and river connections into central London, up to 65,000 sq.m. of commercial floor space including shopping, community and leisure facilities. Most excitingly, there is an ambition to connect a new generation of Londoners to the River Thames and to design and deliver facilities, services and projects on the river frontage to create a new night-time economy in this part of the borough. As one of the largest developments in the UK, this ambitious project is gaining momentum with a programme committed to facilitating delivery of up to 600 new homes a year for the next 15 years. As Master Developer Barking Riverside is responsible for taking forward and coordinating all aspects of the design and development process as well as implementing the infrastructure works to transform the former power station site into a high quality development and help build a thriving, healthy community.