Senior Surveyor

16 Jul 2021
13 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
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Our housebuilding business operates across 13 regional offices, which are currently developing around 200 sites across England. The design and construction blend tradition and innovation, creating homes and developments with contemporary living standards. Our product range includes one-bedroom apartments through to larger five-bedroom family homes.

In a Nutshell:

We have a great opportunity for Senior Quantity Surveyor to join our team within Vistry Housebuilding Eastern, at our Chelmsford office. As a Quantity Surveyor you will be responsible for managing all costs relating to New Build Residential Developments. Your focus is to minimise the costs of a project and enhance margin and value for money, whilst still achieving the required standards and quality within full compliance of the Best Practice procedures and the Company's Health, Safety & Environmental Policies.

What we would like from you:

Key Responsibilities -

Collating and issuing tender packs for sub-contractor work packages including drawing review / analysis.
Negotiation and Analysis of Sub contractor tender returns
Producing tender analysis for subcontract work packages
Completion of Subcontract orders and variations
Subcontract payments, variations and final accounts
Creating and setting site start budgets
Completing Monthly CVRs and cost reporting
Cost reporting and budget control.
Producing preliminary budget forecasting and cost reporting in line with budget and programme requirements.
Attending site project meetings and liaising with the various departments (technical, sales and production) to complete the commercial role.
Responsible for project lead with Housing Association (HA) including preparing and issuing monthly HA valuations, cash flow forecasts, contract administration key date trackers.Competencies -

HNC in Surveying or Construction
Experience of working within the Construction industry for a residential housing developer, specifically on new build developments
Excellent IT, analytical and communication skills
Strong mathematical ability
Ability to assess and analyse information
Good business sense
Good understanding of budget management
Negotiating and networking skills
COINs user experience
Able to work within a busy team and under pressure
Good team working skills
Accurate with an eye for detail
A methodical approach
Willing to work extra to meet deadlines as and when the business needs require itDesirable -

HND or higher qualification
National House builder experience
Different methods of construction ie Timber FrameThe Good Stuff:

Vistry Homes 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???

Vistry 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 here at 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