Quantity Surveyor

Quantity Surveyor                                                                    

Novus Property Solutions are a dynamic, award winning  property maintenance, refurbishment and new build specialist with more than 1,000 staff in 26 Locations across the UK providing a combination of local knowledge and national strength. We are a Social and Environmentally responsible family run business with a rich 121-year heritage, delivering a range of bespoke services and solutions to a wide variety of clients.   

As a result of our success we are seeking an enthusiastic Quantity Surveyor to work from our York office.

Benefits

  • Salary range competitive dependent upon experience
  • Company Car/Car Allowance
  • Discounted Healthcare Scheme 
  • Pension
  • 24 Days Hols & BH

Summary Quantity Surveyor

The role is to obtain and evaluate information to ensure a realistic cost for the supply of works, goods, materials and services for designated refurbishment/maintenance projects/contracts. Whilst liaising with Contractors, Suppliers and Clients to ensure information, costs, profitability and value meet the requirements of designated project/ contracts. Site working/visits in and around the Yorkshire area. Experience within Social Housing and Refurbishment is essential.

Key Responsibilities - Quantity Surveyor

  • Assist in the preparation, processing and selection of estimates, bids and tenders to demanding timescales.
  • Assist in the development of the procurement programme.
  • Prepare and monitor cash flow forecast for designated projects.
  • Prepare and submit monthly applications for payment to the Client/Client’s representative.
  • Prepare monthly valuation reports for Novus Property Solutions Ltd Senior Management.
  • Submit invoices for certified value and ensure payments are received on time.
  • Value and authorise payments to sub-contractors.
  • Liaise with Contract Managers to establish the project specification and requirements.
  • Attend and contribute to meetings with work colleagues and or Clients/Customers when necessary, building relationships and demonstrating excellent communication skills.
  • Monitor the contract progress, assess and report any changes that may affect project costs and or time scale.
  • Assist in the control of individual contract budgets.

Key skills and Qualifications

  • Holds the relevant qualifications
  • Must be an experienced Construction Quantity Surveyor
  • Essential to have worked with refurbishments and Social Housing.
  • Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office
  • Must be flexible in hours of work and travel and hold a Full UK Driving Licence

Successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation and was the Construction News Awards Winner of Employer of the Year.

Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance.

Strictly no agencies and we would ask that agencies refrain from making contact with any of our colleagues and that no CVs are submitted to staff across the business. Any CVs sent will be at your own risk and will be interpreted as ‘gifts’, we will reserve the right to engage with candidates directly having not, in any way, entered into your company’s Terms and Conditions of Contract.