We are looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join us to assist and work on our new build programme, currently set to deliver over 500 units per year. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to lead on projects up the value of £25m and help ensure that CKH values and specifications are portrayed, keeping to internal budgets.
The ideal candidate will need to be degree qualified and have demonstrable post-qualification experience in Quantity Surveying. In addition, the ideal candidate must be proficient in reviewing valuations, issuing payment notices and undertaking both employer's agent and cost reports.
The role will be predominately home-based but frequent travel to our sites will be required which is usually within a 1-hour commute from Peterborough.
We are looking for someone
To procure consultants and surveys for land-led development projects.
To chair monthly project meetings on schemes up to a value of £25m, taking and preparing minutes, and reporting on progress and programme.
To project manage the pre-planning phase of projects up to a value of £25m including management of consultant fees, chairing project meetings, taking and preparing minutes, and reporting on progress and programme towards the submission of planning applications.
To prepare project risk registers including providing mitigation strategies to ensure that project risk is managed on projects up to a value of £25m.
To prepare feasibility studies, estimates, cost plans and value for money reports for projects up to a value of £25m.
To prepare of pre/post tender documentation and evaluation on projects up to a value of £25m.
To prepare financial appraisals of tenders for schemes and financial forecasts for projects up to a value of £25m.
To review and comment on House-builders’ Development Agreements and providing contract advice to the Development Team.
To prepare of contractual documentation ready for signing and sealing by Directors for projects up to a value of £25m.
To provide the administration of S106 development agreements and building contracts on projects up to a value of £25m.
To chairing monthly site meetings on projects up to a value of £25m, taking and preparing minutes, and reporting on progress and programme.
To process claims and mitigating costs for projects up to a value of £25m.
To manage contract scope including produce Employer’s Agent and Cost Reports on a monthly basis reporting on estimated final project costs, quality of work, construction progress and contractor’s claims.
To preparation of certificates for all interim payments to the contractor for projects up to a value of £25m.
To issue monthly valuations and cost forecasts and production of final accounts for payment by the client for projects up to a value of £25m.
To take handover of properties on behalf of the Client ensuring all certification and documentation has been provided by the Contractor/Developer.
To complete post completion analysis of outcome scheme costs in elemental format and submission of data to the Building Cost Information Service.
To provide mentoring to Apprentice, Graduate, and Assistant Quantity Surveyors.
BSc (Hons) in Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management or similar (direct route) OR;
MSc in Quantity Surveying and registered for the Assessment of Professional Competence for membership of the Royal Institution of Charted Surveyors (indirect route)
Strong and effective communication skills
Highly skilled in contract negotiation
Self-starter and pro-active approach
Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
A flexible attitude to be able to respond to the needs of the business
Excellent financial cost control skills and ability to communicate the financial position of contract to stakeholders and clients on a monthly basis
Excellent problem-solving skills
A clear DBS check will be required for this role
A full UK driving license and access to a suitable vehicle for work purposes