Manchester, Greater Manchester
£60000 - £65000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Full-time, Permanent

My Client, new to the North but estbalished in the South, are currently recruiting for a Senior Quantity Surveyor, to run brand new projects in and around Manchester.

The Projects are flats, elements of social housing and shared and rented accommodation.

The developments are due to start ASAP. You will have the opportunity to manage everything from site set up through to completion. It's a great opportunity for someone to be the commercial lead on a challenging but exciting project.

Key Responsibilities

* Manage and drive subcontract procurement, deliver the procurement to a programme ensuring timely placed orders. Identify risks, gains, areas of design input or potential value engineering.

* Establish and monitor subcontract resources. Produce sub-contractor buying analyses together with detailed back-up information identifying the packagesummary for approval by the Managing Surveyor / Commercial Manager / Project Manager / Regional Director, prior to order being placed

* Produce and issue accurate and timely CVCs ensuring preliminary and material costs/forecasts are managed. Preparation of CVC's to be reviewed with Technical, Production and Purchasing disciplines. CVC's prepared for review by Commercial Manager/Regional Director approval

* Manage the client's final account, inclusive of delivering and agreement of contract variations, communication of their outcome, implications and the preparation of forecast final accounts.

* Control and accurately report cost together with future financial projections.

* Manage other members of commercial staff, likely to be at Trainee/Assistant or QS level. Support and maximise their output, carry out their appraisal and performance reviews.

Key Skills

* Minimum of 5-6 years in a Senior role with a housebuilder or main contractor

* Must have a proven commercial record from conception through to final accounts

* Good communication skills are essential

* Ideally from a degree qualified or similar qualification.

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