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Project Quantity Surveyor

Worcester, Worcestershire
£50,000 to £60,000
Job Type
22 Mar 2021
SetSquare have partnered with a large scale housing developer who deliver thousands of homes per year throughout the whole of the UK. With Pride in the Job, seal of excellence awards and much more awarded on annual basis. Due to their sustained growth, the strength of the business brand and the confidence they have in the future of the business they are looking to add an experience Quantity Surveyor to their commercial team.

The role will be on a permanent basis and initially you will be responsible for a 200+ unit development in Worcester and you would assume all commercial responsibility for the scheme, being based on site.

To carry out all Commercial aspects of their project and work with the Project Design and Delivery Team to ensure the project is successfully delivered to achieve our clients strategy and objectives.

Key Accountabilities

Manages commercial performance to achieve our clients Commercial strategy and objectives across a project
Complete training and personal development to enhance current and potential future role capability
Produce accurate CVRs. Demonstrate that Risk and Opportunity/Profit Improvement Plans are being accurately reported and that mitigation/optimisation plans are being achieved across their project
Deliver procurement within budget and on time across projects
Manage all commercial, legal, financial and administrative responsibilities with suppliers and contractors across the project effectively
Manage the supply chain to ensure and demonstrate fair payments are processed on or before cut-off dates for their project
Work with the Site Manager/Project Manager ensuring WIP controls across their Project
Fully understand and manage SMH cost allowances across their Project, and ensure cost management against the same
Works collaboratively with Project/Site Managers, Technical Managers and Sales Consultants
Works on wider projects as and when required
Monitor, control and implement sales additions across their project
Prepare monthly cash flow forecast for review with Managing QS
Contributes with the Project team to the fair scoring of the supply chain every month
Manages recoverable and non-recoverable variations, formally instructing the supply chain at fair rates and prices. Delivers the Profit Improvement Plan
Promotes and lives the values of our client
Maintain knowledge and adhere to relevant Group Policies and Procedures, Legislation and Regulations
Develop and ensure safe working practicesExperience Skills and Knowledge Required

Significant post-graduate experience in the relevant Commercial area, preferably with a contractor or housebuilder
Higher Education industry discipline relevant qualification
A track record in delivering excellent commercial results over a Project
Strong commercial and technical skills
Professional network
Excellent communication skills
Full valid Driving Licence
Able to successfully manage the performance of small sized teams (up to 3)Job Type: Permanent


Contractor or House Builder: 2 years (required)
Quantity Surveying: 2 years (required)Licence/Certification:

CSCS Card (preferred)
UK Driving Licence (required)COVID-19 precaution(s):

Remote interview process
Personal protective equipment provided or required
Temperature screenings
Social distancing guidelines in place
Virtual meetings
Sanitisation, disinfection or cleaning procedures in placeDo not hesitate to apply this is a critical hire for the business and one that can lead to great career progression

Setsquare is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.

Setsquare is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy
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  • Job Reference: 250002388-2
  • Date Posted: 22 March 2021
  • Recruiter: Setsquare Recruitment
    Setsquare Recruitment
  • Location: Worcester, Worcestershire
  • Salary: £50,000 to £60,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Car & package
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent