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Quantity Surveyor

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At Bellway we recognise that people are the key to our success, and we are committed to building an inclusive culture that values and respects difference combined with creating a safe and inclusive working environment for all colleagues. This means we are positive about making adjustments as well as providing flexible working and we would be happy to talk to you about how this could work for you. There is an exciting opportunity to join Bellway, one of the UK’s largest house builders. Our Eastern Counties Division, is looking to recruit a Quantity Surveyor to join the Division’s Commercial department. The Role This role of Quantity Surveyor is responsible for managing the commercial aspects of each development. This includes managing the costs for each site and ensuring that targets are met by managing and controlling the budgets and valuations. The Quantity Surveyor reports to the Head of Technical. Principal accountabilities of the role include: Produce draft budgets and site start budgets for each site allocated to the Quantity Surveyor. Produce quarterly valuations and complete material ‘cost to complete’ exercises for each site the Quantity Surveyor is responsible for. Produce sub-contract payments and final accounts, ensuring that the sub-contractor has signed these off. Produce sub-contract orders, ensuring they are authorised by the authorised representative, together with all necessary documentation to comply with Group Commercial Policy. Complete on-site measurements and assess payments to contractors. Attend and contribute to various meetings, such as pre-order meetings, quarterly valuation meetings and project review meetings with senior management, construction team as well as external contractors. Manage all sub-contract orders on site, meeting sub-contractors as and when required. Maintain trade specifications. Price customer extras and liaise with sales department as necessary. Manage Professional Fees Budget. Assist with material buying when required. Assist the Estimator and / or Commercial Manager with take-off’s for land appraisals when required Experience, Qualifications and Skills Experience Experience of working as a Quantity Surveyor or Surveyor with a residential house builder. Qualifications and Training HND/HNC Building Studies GCSE Grade C/4+ or equivalent in English and Maths Current CSCS card or equivalent is desirable Skills and Aptitude Strong communication and listening skills, with good negotiation skills Highly motivated to deliver quality developments Ability to work on own as well as part of a team Excellent attention to detail and demonstrates ability to meet deadlines IT literate and the ability to adapt to new systems Good administration skills Committed to diversity and inclusion The Role and Working Conditions Willing to be flexible in respect to day to day duties and hours worked Office based role, with travel within the Divisional area Ability to travel to development sites as and when required Please note this role is subject to a basic DBS and financial pre-employment checks In return we can offer you: Competitive salary Competitive car allowance Optional salary sacrifice car scheme Competitive annual bonus Contributory pension scheme 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays Access to discounts and benefits portal ShareSave Scheme Cycle to Work Scheme Life assurance We reserve the right to close this vacancy if a large volume of applications are received.

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