Project Quantity Surveyor

    High End Residential
    UK, Shrewsbury
    c£45,000 + Benefits
    GLA 21388

    Proven QS required for an award-winning re-developer of historic or listed buildings for luxury apartments.

    The Position:

    Based from our client’s Shropshire headquarters, the appointed Project Quantity Surveyor will be allocated a number of current and future sites and assume responsibility for:

    • Carrying out project valuations and cost reports
    • Encouraging site teams to issue variations
    • Timely and accurate production of Bills of Quantities
    • Amending bills of quantities to allow for variations on drawings, specifications, materials, subcontractors, omissions and errors
    • Organising subcontract labour supply
    • Carrying out Health & Safety and commercial checks
    • Price negotiation and placing orders
    • Invoice checking and payment
    • Appointing specialist subcontractors for ground improvement, piling, asbestos and demolition
    • Managing, training and developing an Assistant Quantity Surveyor

    The Candidate:

    Applicants will be expected to demonstrate:

    • A minimum of three years’ quantity surveying experience in the (ideally residential) construction industry
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • A highly organised approach to managing a diverse workload
    • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft packages
    • Excellent commercial acumen, financial compliance knowledge and negotiation skills
    • Knowledge and understanding of contractual obligations under various forms of contract
    • (Ideally) some prior involvement in heritage/redevelopment work for high end residential projects

    The Company:

    A leading independent provider of luxury properties in Shropshire and surrounding areas, our client creates quality homes that complement and sustain the distinctive characters of their prime locations and wider environments.  Recipient of design and heritage awards from the Royal Town Planning Institute, the company specialises in the sensitive conversion of historic or listed buildings into luxury apartments and the re-development of town centre land for four and five bedroom executive houses.

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