We are currently working in partnership with a Housing Association based in the East Midlands, who are recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor on a permanent contract. The position is due to start in November 2023, with the salary being £38,284 to £42,714 per annum.
The ideal candidate will have experience within a similar position in Social Housing, educated to a degree/HND/HNC level and hold a full UK Driving License.
Duties will include (but are not limited to):
Supporting delivery of sound cost management and accurate cash flow forecasting
Working in collaboration with the organisation’s Asset Investment Management and Building Surveyors
Reviewing valuations, issuing payment certificates, checking invoices prior to payment & concluding final accounts
Ensuring data on completed works is provided in a timely manner to maintain the accuracy of the organisation’s asset management data base
Taking an active role in procurement exercises, including production of tender packs and analysis of returned tenders
Undertaking training and attend meetings as required and directed by your line manager
Ensuring compliance with the organisations Equality & Diversity policy at all times
Delivering a service that is value for money
Take an active role in options appraisals to inform investment decisions
Experience of providing cost management of multi-million pound investment programmes
Excellent communication skills X Working knowledge of different forms of construction
Working knowledge of construction materials
Good commercial acumen and negotiation skills
Experience of serving the needs of multiple, diverse stakeholders
Experience of working under pressure and meeting tight deadlines
Knowledge and experience of the NEC form of contract
Ability to use main MS Office packages: Word, Excel, Outlook
Proven verbal, written and inter-personal communication skills including presentations
Delivers on personal targets and objectives
Is focused on personal learning and business improvement
Cares about customers and communities and works to exceed their expectations
Driving licence car required for business use
Rewards and Benefits:
Enhanced annual leave of 27 days per year (pro rata), and an additional five days after five years’ service
Flexible working options
Occupational sick pay (after a successful probation period), maternity pay, paternity pay and adoption pay
Employee discounts and offers through Discount Hubs
A Green Car Benefit Scheme
Free car parking
Cycle to work scheme
37 hours per week
Monday to Friday
Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.
James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.
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