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Residential QS

Job Reference: CJ60

Job Location: Stafford

Job Sector: Property & Construction

Job Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 Per Annum

Job Details:

 Are you an experienced Residential Quantity Surveyor? Are you looking to join one of the UK’s leading housebuilders as a QS?

Due to expansion Kingscroft have been asked to recruit for a Quantity Surveyor by a well-established and successful house building company based in the Stafford area to work across a number of developments. The successful candidate will work closely with the Commercial Manager/Senior QS on a range of Midland/Shropshire based housing projects from conception to completion. As a Quantity Surveyor you will also be responsible for cost calculation of materials and labour to pass on to the land purchase team in the preconstruction stage. You will be experienced as a Quantity Surveyor and have experience working for a housebuilding company either directly or through a contractor. For the right candidate a competitive salary of £35k-£45k will be offered along with a great package.

The Role:
• Calculation of all the prime costs on developments within the business, reporting any movements in the costs since preparation/tender stage.
• Providing cost budgets to the site team.
• Maintain schedules of quantities and price them individually for prime cost budget.
• Familirise with geographical locations of sites and consider any issues.
• Preparation of estimates of all prime costs, including; subcontract and materials.
• Responsible for the procurement of subcontractors, including payments, variation orders and day works and settlement of final accounts.
• Undertake valuations of production at budgeted cost on a monthly basis and split the cost of profit completions and potential future profit to estimate a value for work in progress.
• Repot on savings and excesses against budget costs to the director.
• Forecast final accounts.
• Input and updating of relevant information on computer system/database.

The Person:
• Knowledge of building process, including NHBC standards and general Building Regulations.
• Ideally a member of RICS or CIOB. – Desirable.
• Negotiation skills.
• Previously worked with a housebuilding/residential developer as a QS.
• Business acumen.
• A degree or equivalent in Quantity Surveying.
Any other relevant qualifications will be advantageous.

Apply now for a confidential discussion about this or any other role at Kingscroft Professional Resources.


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