Quantity Surveyor / QS

Sherwood Business Support Limited
From £37,000 to £42,000 per annum
07 Jun 2017
23 Jun 2017
Sherwood Recruitment are currently working in partnership with a public sector business recruiting for an experienced QS, with a background in refurb, maintenance, extension, voids (Domestic properties). You will be responsible for carrying out quantity surveying functions within the house contracting business. The works programmes include reactive and maintenance as well as reinvestment works and cyclical maintenance. It will also be your responsibility to provide a commercial insight and strategy to ensure business effectiveness and financial efficiency is achieved, while developing new ways of delivering the commercial approach to future contract performance and spend to support the contract partnership. About the role: - Measurement of works and agreement of same with client and subcontractors. - Pricing of client enquiries including drawing on specialist/supply chain support to drive best value. - Preparation of monthly cost and value reports for the area together with reviews of results and trends with operational teams. - Ensure trade working capital is maximised including payments are received on time from the client and management of 3rd party costs. - Working in collaboration with supply chain for compliant procurement of materials and subcontract support. - Provide commercial input including financial and contractual performance forecasts to the Commercial Manager and Senior Management team. - Help ensure that business targets and KPIs are met/exceeded. - Provide technical & commercial advice to maximize value from all term contracts and technical standards. What we`re looking for from you: - Experience of working in a quantity surveying role in a commercial environment. - A demonstrable track record of delivering service excellence to a customer base. - Previous experience of partnering type contracts, ideally within the social housing sector. - Good planning, budgeting, organising and prioritisation skills. - Experience managing staff in a repairs related environment. - Previous experience of S.O.R Contracts. - Educated to degree level or equivalent with a qualification in a relevant field such as surveying or architecture (RICS) is desirable but not essential. The role is permanent, full time and offers an excellent pension scheme and benefits tailored to your personal requirements. If you are looking to apply for this role, please forward a CV today to Sherwood Recruitment. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/74190757