We are currently seeking a skilled Quantity Surveyor to oversee all construction costs across multiple projects procured under cost plus, development management, construction management and design & build contracts. Projects will vary in size and will primarily be Hotels, Residential and Commercial Offices.
Michael Page are currently representing a high end boutique property developer based in central London who specialise in medium to larger developments in hospitality, residential and commercial sectors.
DescriptionInterrogate costs on a granular level to verify expenditure claims - feed this into monthly certification.
Sign off on valuations produced by external cost consultants.Challenge all construction related costs to ensure we are achieving value for money in what we are buying.Schedule and control purchase orders including obtaining approvals before works are instigated and reconciling expenditure against approvals.Be responsible for ensuring materials & services are provided prior to payment approval.On cost plus/CM contracts set up and run a fit-for-purpose system for monitoring productivity to allow effective challenge to contractors.Visit sites to spot check material purchased, labour and management staff numbers.
ProfileA motivated self -starter with circa 10 years experience in challenging construction costs ideally with a developer or contractor working in the budget hotel, low cost residential and/or student housing sectors.
Detailed understanding of commercial development from a cost control perspective and knowledge of the tricks contractors and suppliers apply to increase their margins.Highly numerate with excellent Excel skills.Ability to concisely present complicated and detailed processes to senior management.
- Work for a reputable developer based in Central London
- Attractive package on offer for the successful candidate