Managing Quantity Surveyor

Managing Quantity Surveyor

Based: Basingstoke; Hybrid working Office/ Sites around Berkshire and Hampshire/Home . Working 08:30 – 17:00 Monday – Friday

Working with us as a Managing Quantity Surveyor, you’ll know that what you do matters, and creating an environment that enables you to be at your best matters to us. We get to see our impact and the improvements we provide to our customers every day; which is only possible because of our amazing teams, made up of great people, just like you Fast paced and progressive, you will have the opportunity to take responsibility and thrive in an environment where you are trusted; with a work/life balance that gives you the chance to feel motivated and satisfied, at work and at home.

​Within our Social Housing Planned and Responsive Repair works programs, you will work both from home/office and on site, collaborating with your team in an environment that is inclusive and fair for everyone.

Leading your team of commercially focused colleagues to ensure we obtain and evaluate information to guarantee a realistic cost for the supply of works, goods, materials, and services for designated Social Housing, tenanted, planned works refurbishments and responsive repairs. Whilst liaising with Contractors, Suppliers and Clients to ensure information, costs, profitability and value meet the requirements of designated project/contracts.

What’s in it for you:

  • Attractive salary and benefits package to suit you.
  • 27 Days Hols & BH – option to buy or sell holidays.
  • Company pension scheme – up to 7.5%
  • Company Car or Allowance
  • Flexible working moving from office to site and some homebased working, we want our employees to have a well-balanced work/ life balance, therefore flexible working patterns would be considered.

We also offer our employees; Discounted Healthcare Scheme, High street & lifestyle discounts including Taste card, a day paid volunteering per year, length of service awards, and many more….

​An outline of your responsibility as a  Managing Quantity Surveyor

  • Managing the commercials of the sub regional office, typically consisting of multiple projects at one time.
  • Supporting with the forecasting and future projections for the sub region.
  • Managing the CVR process on a monthly basis for all sub regional contracts, with the support of the Surveyors.
  • Monitoring the contract’s progress and reporting any changes that may affect project costs and/ or time scale.
  • Managing the controls around individual contract budgets.
  • Preparing and monitoring cash flow forecast for designated projects.
  • Preparing and submitting monthly applications for payment to the client or client’s representative.
  • Submitting invoices for certified value and ensuring payments are received on time.
  • Valuing and authorising payments to sub-contractors 
  • Assisting in the preparation, processing and selection of estimates, bids, and tenders
  • Liaising with contract managers to establish the project specification and requirements
  • Assisting in the development of the procurement programme.
  • Mentoring and supporting the Surveyors in the region to ensure a strong focus on the commerciality of contracts within your sub region.

 About You

​You will have experience of working as a Managing Quantity Surveyor​ within the Construction industry, it’s essential to have have an understanding of Refurbishments and Responsive repairs within a live environment and a distinct advantage if your experience is within Social Housing, which will give you the knowledge to hit the ground running and contribute effectively to the team. Applicants will ideally have experience of managing a team of QS’s and their workload while also managing your own projects.  We will commit to providing you the support to become a successful Managing Quantity Surveyor. Applicants will have strong commercial acumen, excellent attention to detail and written and verbal communication skills. You will be an expert with IT with proficient MS office skills. You also must hold a Full UK Driving Licence as travel is a must with this role.  The role will also require a DBS check to be completed 

​A little bit about us

Novus Property Solutionsis a dynamic, award-winning property maintenance, refurbishment, compliance, and decarbonisation specialist with more than 700 colleagues in 19 locations across Great Britain, providing a combination of local knowledge and national strength. We are a social and environmentally responsible family-owned business with a rich 127-year heritage, delivering a range of bespoke services and solutions to a wide variety of clients. Our vision is to be the leader in building and maintenance solutions, delivered with compassion and care for the communities in which we operate

​At Novus Property Solutions we value people, and we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse workplace that enables our people to bring their full selves to work. We understand for many reasons that people very rarely meet all the criteria laid out in the job advert, so, we encourage you to apply for the role even if you do not meet all the criteria or hold all the qualifications. You may be just who we are looking for to join our award-winning Property Maintenance company in this, or another role.

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