Quantity Surveyor

Quantity Surveyor

Based: Gateshead office; Hybrid role – working Monday to Friday, typically 8.30am – 5.00pm

Working with us as a 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 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.

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/Projects. Whilst liaising with Contractors, Suppliers and Clients to ensure information, costs, profitability and value meet the requirements of designated project/contracts. Your expertise will be shared with our Assistant Quantity Surveyor in the team and due to new Contract wins you will be given the opportunity to become autonomous in the role.

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
  • 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 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
  • 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 contract budgets.

About You

You will have experience of working as a Quantity Surveyor ideally within the Social Housing sector but not essential, refurbishment experience working on multiple contracts is a must, Your expertise as a Surveyor will give you the knowledge to hit the ground running and contribute effectively to the team. Knowledge of JCT and Measure Term Contracts is vital to the role. Attention to detail and great written and verbal communication skills will be essential to your success. And 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.

A little bit about us

Novus Property Solutions is a dynamic, award-winning property maintenance, refurbishment, compliance, and decarbonisation specialist with more than 700 colleagues in 20 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.  

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 to 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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