Quantity Surveyor

  • Location

    South Woodchester

  • Sector:

    Property Jobs

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Job Description

Role Overview: We have an exciting opportunity to join our Bristol Business Unit as a Quantity Surveyor. You will assist in the execution of the Quantity Surveying function on allocated contracts within the Residential sector; including mixed-use, extra care, high rise apartments and refurbishment. Key Responsibilities: * Maintain and develop Galliford Try commercial processes and procedures and apply best practice and a continuous improvement approach, to maximise returns in terms of profit. * Manage, reduce and drive out unnecessary costs and inefficient activities. * Maximise cash flow through the timely preparation of valuations, submission of invoices and receipt of payment. * Manage the prompt preparation and settlement of final accounts, including variations, claims and disputes. * Manage the production of accurate and timely accounts for use in managing the business. * Manage the production of accurate and timely project financial forecasts for use in setting targets and managing the business. * Establish and maintain robust open and honest reporting structures and monitor resources and costs to ensure that the projects meet agreed targets. * Develop a thorough and in-depth understanding of the contractual, commercial, insurance and legal processes relating to the projects to ensure that Galliford Try's position is protected. * Assist the Bid Team in the preparation and pricing of tenders for new work Experience and Qualifications: * The successful candidate will have a reputation for integrity, maturity, and sound business judgment; be totally comfortable working in a team environment; and possess the creativity, commercial expertise, and commitment to successfully play an important role with the commercial and site teams. * You will bring a track record in working within a successful team which would include profit maximisation, robust financial, commercial acumen and a good understanding of risk. * You will have experience of working within the Construction industry for a main contractor or developer, specifically on Design and Build, new build and refurbishment projects, as well as sound knowledge of JCT and NEC Conditions of Contract. * You will have experience of managing a team. * You will be degree qualified and member of the RICS or IOB (or moving towards professional membership). In Return: We offer an opportunity to work on some of the UKs most exciting housing developments, in a fast paced environment where each day brings new challenges. Our benefits package includes * Competitive salary * Annual bonus scheme * Enhanced holiday entitlement with the opportunity to purchase additional days * Private Healthcare * 'Rewards' Scheme - Voluntary benefits scheme. Partnerships and Regeneration: The Partnerships and Regeneration division is the group's regeneration and affordable housing specialist. As a business, it is committed to increasing the supply of housing and building sustainable communities across the United Kingdom. Not only is the Galliford Try Partnerships brand a major contractor partner for some of the largest developing housing associations, the division also acts as a developer, bringing together private and public organisations to create award-winning mixed-tenure schemes. Galliford Try is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community