Quantity Surveyor

Posted 31 Jul 2020

Your Housing Group

Agile (Building or Construction)

Job Type:permanentDuration:
Category:Building or ConstructionRecruiter Reference:YHG/TP/20812/1188
URL for Applications:Apply HereSalary:£34,000 - £40,000




Job Title:  Quantity Surveyor

Reference: YHG/TP/20812/1188

Salary Banding: £34,000 - £40,000

Job Location: Agile

Contract Duration:  Permanent

Hours (weekly):  35

Are you a Quantity Surveyor searching for a role where each day is different to the next?

Do you want to be involved in delivering a significant investment programme in partnership with Homes England?

Your Housing Group is a next generation housing provider. With our pioneering, workforce, we are working together to build as many quality houses as possible and play our part in solving the current housing crisis. With 28,000+ homes across the North West, our portfolio is large and diverse.

Our portfolio ranges from social and affordable rentals, through to retirement living developments and innovative private rental offers. Widely regarded for our expertise in regeneration, we are proud to be providing homes which help people to live independently and step on and off the property ladder at different stages of their lives.

Your Housing Group is growing and evolving, and this makes it a great time to join the business. We have recently secured Strategic Partner status with Homes England and we plan to continue to invest substantially in both the development of new homes and into our existing properties over the next 5 years, and budget has already been secured for these major programmes of work.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor to join a well-established team within the Asset Department of our Organisation.

In the role will be responsible for delivering cost management services that adds value to the construction process by proactive involvement in procurement, cost management and reporting. 

You will support the project teams in the delivery of investment and maintenance projects by undertaking a range of pre and post contract quantity services including cost consultancy; whilst driving best value from suppliers and contractors.

Alongside a very competitive basic salary you will receive fantastic benefits including 33 days holidays (plus the option to buy more), a pension matched up to 8% and the ability to manage your own life with our agile working scheme - meaning you will no longer be tied to an office chair after an already hefty commute everyday of your working life.

Although not essential, ideally you will have knowledge and experience of using the Orchard Housing management system and…………

  • Educated to A Level standard or equivalent and/or relevant technical qualification (HNC/HND) or Quantity Surveying / Cost Management experience Knowledge and track record in Quantity Surveying work supporting the delivery of investment programmes.
  • Strong knowledge of building legislation and maintenance management best practice.
  • Commercial management experience and understanding construction contracts.
  • Good understanding and management of financial planning risk
  • Experience in project management and construction procurement.
  • Experience of performance and budget management

Prior to completing your application, please review the attached Role Profile to better understand the role and key responsibilities.  

In addition to the above you will embrace the culture of continuous improvement to support Value for Money throughout the organisation and have a passion for doing things right first time.

Prior to completing your application, please review the attached Role Profile to better understand the role and key responsibilities.   

Closing date: 14th August 2020              

Should we receive a high number of applications, we may close this vacancy earlier than the date indicated above, therefore, you are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible.

Your Housing Group values diversity and encourages applications from all communities. Your Housing Group operates a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for tenants or anyone who resides in a Your Housing Group property.  It also operates the scheme for any applicants who declare they have a disability. Those applicants who meet the minimum requirements for the role as set out in the role profile will be guaranteed an interview.  Some roles may be subject to probity checks which will override the scheme where a potential conflict of interest or a probity matter has been identified. YHG1

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