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Senior Quantity Surveyor

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22 Mar 2021
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Vistry Partnerships is a market leader in the high-growth partnerships housing sector. The business works closely with Governmental bodies, housing associations and local authorities across its 10 regional offices. We have established a hard-earned reputation for delivery, quality and sector knowledge across all housing tenures.

In a Nutshell:

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Quantity Surveyor or Senior Quantity Surveyor to join our team at Vistry Partnerships Drew Smith Business Unit, at their office in Durley, Hampshire.

As our Senior/Quantity Surveyor, you will be responsible for being the commercial lead for a number of new mixed tenure developments. You must have experience of successfully delivering open market affordable and contracting housing schemes with values in excess of £5m. This is a senior role and the successful candidate will have worked in a similar level role for a main contractor or developer within the region. You must be proven in commercial and risk management on similar schemes for similar sized contractors within the region. You will have a reputation for integrity, maturity, and sound business judgement; be totally comfortable working in and managing a team; and possess the creativity, commercial expertise, and commitment to successfully play an important role within the commercial and site teams.

What we would like from you:

Key Responsibilities -

Strive to optimise the profitability of the Contracts.
Ensure that the Contracts achieve the optimum cashflow position.
Completion and compliance with required contract documentation including Performance Bonds, Parent Company Guarantees and Warranties.
Ensure that all contract documentation and sub-contract documentation is completed and stored centrally.
Compliance with Commercial and Company procedures through the Business Management System.
Presenting and agreeing the external valuation with the Client's Representative.
Pricing and agreeing variations with the Client's Representative.
Prepare and manage key and large risk subcontract accounts from inception to final accounts.
Subcontract procurement strategy and implementation.
Ensure the procurement of sub-contractors is in line with the Vistry Business Management System and that the packages cover the scope of the works.
Check and ensure compliance and issuing of timely Payment and Pay less notices to Subcontractors.
Control, monitor and improve commercial processes by establishing objectives and targets for the Contract teams.
Preparing monthly CVR & VCA reports for presentation to the Business Unit Management.
Prepare monthly reports and present to Joint Venture Partners & Clients.
Monitoring risk and opportunity schedules and managing risk from Commencement to Completion.
Contribute to management of life of site cost & revenue forecasts across multi-phase developments.
As part of project team, help shape long term delivery strategy for project
Provide input and cost and value engineering advice throughout the design life of the scheme and attend design team meetings.
Provide input and cost and value engineering advice throughout the design life of the scheme and attend design team meetings.
Managing and undertake the personal development reviews of associated surveying resources, including training.
Ensure a proactive approach to dispute avoidance.
Ensure company health and safety standards and procedures are followed throughout the teamCompetencies -

Should ideally have worked at a similar level ideally within a Construction organisation for at least five years.
Demonstrable strong account management and commercial experience.
Strong team player, with the entrepreneurial ability to operate and excel in a changing on- site environment.
Well-developed analytical, oral and presentation / communication skills.
Degree qualified preferable.
Professional membership of MCIOB or RICS preferable.
At least 10 years' experience working within the construction industryThe Good Stuff:

Vistry Partnerships is a fast paced and exciting place to work. We offer our employees multiple opportunities to learn, develop and nurture successful careers with us.

Some of our key benefits include…

Competitive salary and package
28 days annual leave plus bank holidays, and the option to buy or sell up to 5 days per annum
Private Healthcare
Company Contributory Pension Scheme
Sharesave scheme
Company car, car allowance or travel allowance (role and geographic dependant)
Support with a professional membershipLet's tell you a bit more about us…

The Group came together at the start of 2020, bringing together the energy, talent and deep-rooted experience of Bovis Homes, Linden Homes and Vistry Partnerships. With a wide range of skills, experience and backgrounds - we have come together to live our values of Integrity, Caring and Quality.

We are all about people, and it is our people, around 3000 of us, who have created a UK top-five housebuilder, with a five-star rating. We care about the wellbeing of our people and we value diversity and inclusion, seeking to create a supportive, dynamic environment where talented and dedicated people can develop their career.

Inclusion and diversity are paramount to us within Vistry Group - we firmly believe that this culture nurtures stronger performances across the wider business. All of our applicants and employees are treated fairly and respectfully, regardless of any protected characteristic/s. If you require assistance with regards to reasonable adjustments during your application process with us, then please do not hesitate to contact us - we will always be happy to help
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  • Job Reference: 250002390-2
  • Date Posted: 22 March 2021
  • Recruiter: Vistry Partnerships
    Vistry Partnerships
  • Location: Hampshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent