Quantity Surveyor

Galliford Try
Yorkshire and the Humber
13 Mar 2018
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Note for Recruitment Agencies:
We prefer to hire directly, but we do have an approved supplier list for when we'd like a helping hand. We'll be in touch if we need you

Role Overview:
We have an exciting new opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor to join our award winning Linden Homes business in their Leeds office, covering the West Yorkshire region.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing all costs relating to building and civil engineering projects. Your focus is to minimise the costs of a project and enhance value for money, whilst still achieving the required standards and quality.

For this role, it is essential that you can demonstrate a proven track record working as a Quantity Surveyor or experienced Assistant Quantity Surveyor on new build housing developments.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analysis of tender allowances
  • The measurement and valuation of works (on site and from drawings), for valuations, variations and final accounts.
  • Agreement of valuation dates and preparing, submitting and agreement of interim valuations in accordance with those dates.
  • Administering and/or advising on Main Contract and Subcontract conditions
  • Subcontract and Design Procurement
  • Subcontract payments, variations and final accounts
  • Submission of Cost Value Reconciliations
  • Preparation of cost to complete
  • Financial Reporting
  • Cash management and maximisation
  • Cash Flow and Turnover forecast
  • Provision of standard reports
  • Internal Valuations/CVRs and subcontract liability reports in accordance with schedule of accounting period end dates and deadlines
Experience and Qualifications:

  • You will have experience of working within the Construction industry for a main contractor, specifically on Design and Build, new build and refurbishment projects, as well as sound knowledge of JCT and NEC Conditions of Contract.
  • You will be degree qualified and member of the RICS or IOB (or moving towards professional membership).
In Return:
We offer an opportunity to work on some of the UKs most exciting housing developments, in a fast paced environment where each day brings new challenges. Our benefits package includes

  • Competitive salary
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement with the opportunity to purchase additional days
  • Private Healthcare
  • Discounted Gym memberships
  • SAYE scheme
  • 'Rewards' Scheme - Voluntary benefits scheme
With an ambitious growth strategy, Linden Homes is going places so if you're committed, talented and enthusiastic, Linden Homes is the right place for you.