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Quantity Surveyor – Property Development

TS1, Middlesborough...

£45,000 - £65,000

Company Overview: Our client is leading property development firm dedicated to transforming Middlesborough's landscape. With a portfolio spanning residential, commercial, and mixed-use developments, we are committed to creating vibrant spaces that enhance communities and drive economic growth.

Position Overview: Our client is seeking a skilled Quantity Surveyor with specialized expertise in property development to join our team in Middlesborough. As a Quantity Surveyor, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the successful delivery of our projects by effectively managing costs, contracts, and procurement processes.

Key Tasks

To act in the full professional capacity as a senior QS & lead projects to ensure they are completed within a set budget.

Work autonomously, and within a small team, by leading on cost planning and control of projects, whilst having the ability to make ultimate decisions on the financial management of projects.

To undertake all aspects of cost planning and analysis, life cycle costing and budgetary control.

Providing cost advice at inception and feasibility stages of projects and when bidding for funding from external sources.

To liaise with both internal and external clients dealing with queries and requests for information, as well as providing advice necessary to control costs and to maintain profitability for all projects.

Receive working drawings and specifications before leading in the preparation of tender documents including schedules & bills of quantities, to meet client requirements,

Ensuring that costs are kept within the approved cost plan and budget.

To analyse tenders and prepare reports for acceptance.

To ensure that all activities are operated in accordance with legislation and Best Practice.

• To co-operate with, report to and implement the reasonable directives of the Regional Director/Manager and the Commercial Manager (functional reporting).

• To ensure the timely submission of all relevant data required to monitor and analyse individual contract performance on a monthly and quarterly basis thereafter.

• To liaise with contracts management in the day to day commercial administration of contracts to ensure the financial success of construction operations and to keep the Commercial Manager appraised of all material events.

• To ensure the full and proper implementation of the Group’s Commercial Procedures where delegated authority so requires.

• To prepare accurate draft sub-contracts and/or to approve such drafts as prepared by subordinates within the Region to the level of responsibility dictated by the Group’s Commercial Procedures.

• To ensure that a high personal standard of professionalism is evident to all external clients, peers and subordinates in the day to day management of the Regions activities.

• To supervise, mentor and encourage all junior staff in their personal professional development.

• To ensure in consultation with contracts management that all necessary notices and submissions required by the various forms of contract are given in an expedient manner so as to protect the Group’s position in its trading activities.

• To ensure in consultation with contracts management that main contract payment applications contain all necessary admeasure/additional cost claims and that the timely submission of detailed claims and final accounts is achieved.

• To assist contracts management in the administration of sub-contractor performance so as to ensure the economic and timely completion of all sub-contractor liabilities written into the sub-contract.

• To ensure the prompt and regular submission of main contract payment applications and subsequent cash collection together with the preparation of sub-contractor payments (strictly in accordance with specified payment terms).

• Involvement in dispute avoidance/resolution.

• Responsible for managing meetings.

• Line management responsibility for members of the commercial team.

Key skills

• Sound & comprehensive understanding of construction industry and the parties to it.

• Proficient knowledge of measurement and valuation.

• Good knowledge of standard forms of contract.

• Proficient in reading drawings, specifications and knowledge of construction process.

• Ability to negotiate with clients/sub contractors.

• Ability to draft sub contracts.

• Knowledge of CIS.

• Experience of undertaking risk assessments and valuation of them in conjunction with other project team members.

• Ability to produce accurate monthly cost and value reports and outturn financial forecasts.

• Ability to work in a team environment.

• Awareness of dispute procedures.

• Experience of value engineering.

• Professional membership of recognised institute e.g. RICS (desirable)

• Proficient in the use of Microsoft packages e.g. Excel, Word & PowerPoint Experience

• Extensive experience of working on live projects and final accounts.

• Exposure to resolving disputes.

• Successfully completed a number of final accounts.

• Experience of procuring major works sub contracts.

• Experience of managing, mentoring and developing staff.

• Experience of working on health, education, mixed use and commercial projects highly desirable.

How to Apply: If you are a motivated Quantity Surveyor with a passion for property development and a desire to contribute to the transformation of Middlesborough, we want to hear from you! Please submit your CV or email Danny on Danny.Bentley @ Huntermasonconsulting . com
United States


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