Southern Region Senior Surveyor - Ringwood

An excellent opportunity has now arisen for an experienced Senior Surveyor to join the SouthernRegion.

About the role

As a Senior Surveyor, you will be responsible for the financial control of three to four contracts from inception to completion in accordance with Company policies. This includes monitoring costs against the approved construction budget, sending out enquires, making payments and agreeing final accounts.

Sending out enquiries to sub-contractors and making comparisons between quotations on a like for like basis, you will submit recommendations to the Head of Commercial and place sub-contractors using the company standard form with the aim of reducing areas of risk and claims for extras. You must make monthly measures or valuations of each sub-contractor’s work for the purpose of making a monthly interim payment to them and also input for the Cost Budget Reconciliation (CBR); agreeing sub-contractors final accounts on completion of the contract and reporting back to the Head of Commercial.

This role involves a considerable amount of financial responsibility, particularly negotiating final prices and accounts. In addition, you will improve site presentation, procure all subcontracts, price up all VC’s so that costs can be accurately reported and prepare Lego Estimates and abnormal costs from the minimum of information for sites which are under consideration for purchase.

Due to the nature of this role, you will be required to use your initiative and make important decisions. Precision and accuracy coupled with confidentiality and discretion are all vital for the role and you must ensure that you are familiar with all National and Regional agreements and have knowledge of the company’s estimating system or ICS in order to train others and solve problems.

About you

Previous experience in a surveying field, preferably in the construction of apartments is essential for the role. Good negotiation skills, a sound knowledge of Health and Safety legislation are also required and you will also be educated to HND level, ideally holding a related professional qualification. A high level of computer literacy is essential.

The role is office based however you must be prepared to travel.Under the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) you will be required to hold a current card.

How to apply

If you are interested in this position please send your CV, together with a covering letter to: Paul Perry, Commercial Director or email paul.perry@mccarthyandstone.co.uk 

Closing date for applications: 6 October 2017