Role details

Quantity Surveyor

Leeds   •   £22 - £28 per hour (£45,756 - £58,236)   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Leading UK Social Housing Contractor
  • Responsive Repairs Quantity Surveyor

About Our Client

A leading UK Social Housing Contractor in New Build Housing, Regeneration and Property Maintenance.

Job Description

The freelance Quantity Surveyor will join the Leeds Responsive Repairs team and will:

  • To manage a commercial team, and where applicable operation staff as the Senior member of staff on a designated project(s)
  • To provide feedback on deviation from cost bill
  • Prepare and accurately forecast final accounts
  • Prepare sub-contract liability statements
  • Ensure compliance with sub-contract conditions
  • To develop strong customer relationships with key clients and their officers
  • To take overall responsibility and accountability for the commercial elements on a number of contracts
  • To offer assistance, support and mentoring to other team members
  • To assist the Contract Manager with pre-start planning and programming
  • Sub-contract procurement and commercial management
  • Management and control of sub-contract accounts and variation accounts
  • Change management control
  • Profit and delivery maximisation and efficiency
  • Assisting and liaising with the buyers on materials procurement and buying opportunities
  • To manage the day to day cost control, monitoring and reporting
  • Develop an understanding of the designated contract, specification and pricing ensuring compliance with conditions throughout
  • Assist the Contract Manager with subcontractor selection and ensure the chosen subcontractor has the appropriate order and information to carry out their work
  • Liaise with the Contract Manager over contractual issues and take action as required
  • Measure progress, submit valuations, submit final accounts and retention release and monitor receipt of payment in a timely manner
  • Process subcontractor requests for payment
  • Completing a monthly cost / valuation report and cash flow for the designation projects
  • Where appropriate, assist with estimates and negotiations for future projects or phases
  • Attend project and company related meetings
  • Ensure the company is neither compromised nor disadvantaged by any contractual or financial arrangement
  • Manage the costs on a project to ensure both the company and the client is fully advised of the cost situation
  • To supervise with all staff, clients, consultants and residents in a professional manner
  • Ensure timely cash flow management for the Client and the group, and the supply change
  • Assisting the development and training of trainee and assistant surveyors
  • Maintaining and developing professional relationships with the Client, to help future business development
  • Ensure that proper and composite records are maintained
  • Sufficiently manage the financial aspects of the project to ensure the correct safety equipment is used at all times

The Successful Applicant

The Quantity Surveyor will have a successful track record within Social Housing, having successfully carried out Quantity Surveyor duties within the Property and Housing or Building and Construction industries before.

What's on Offer

Competitive Rates

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