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Posting Date: 31st May 2017
Posting Date: 31st May 2017
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
Location: Seddon Homes, Warrington Office
Benefits: Competitive salary
Hours: 8.00am - 4.30pm Mon to Fri

The purpose of the role

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join our growing housing business in Birchwood, Warrington. The principle purpose of the role is to provide effective commercial management and control of projects, and to administer these in line with the applicable contract terms/statutory legislation. The role will be varied and deadline driven, so excellent prioritisation and organisational skills are essential. It is essential that you are a confident communicator, proficient with Microsoft packages, with ideally experience in a similar role/environment.

Key Responsibilities Include

  • Commercial management of projects to ensure they are completed within budget
  • Create systems and processes, allowing effective measurement of commercial performance
  • Provide accurate, real time, monthly reports (Cost Value Reconciliations) and final outcome forecasts
  • Carry out tender analysis, sub-contractor procurement including management and payment of sub-contractor accounts
  • Attend and provide cost input at design team meetings and agree strategies to deliver the project
  • Value engineer projects and suggest delivery solutions to ensure cost effective project delivery
  • Provide financial information to the team as required to assist in financial planning

Skills, Qualifications and Experience

  • Thorough understanding of quantity surveying in the house building industry
  • Thorough understanding of financial reporting, contractual terms and conditions and statutory requirements
  • Good analytical skills and the ability to apply common sense in all situations
  • Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Customer and delivery focused
  • Full driving license essential

Skills, Qualifications and Experience

The ideal candidate will have a successful track record within the house building industry. They must be highly organised, familiar with co-ordinating multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive on working to deadlines.

Excellent communication skills, proficient with IT and a high attention to detail, are qualities they will possess, in addition to being self motivated, professional, positive and a team player.

Application with full CV, before closing date of June 30, 2017 to debra.mccandless@seddonhomes.co.uk quoting job reference - DJM/1017

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