Quantity Surveyor

South Holland District Council
Spalding, Lincolnshire
£33,782 – £38,890
Closing date
28 Apr 2021
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Job Details

Vacancy Type Permanent/Full Time

Hours Per Week 37

Salary Range £33,782 – £38,890

Location Spalding

Application Deadline 11 July 2021


Benefits include a local government pension scheme with 17.4% employer contribution and flexitime.  Willingness to negotiate a flexible working pattern.

**We welcome applications from graduates. 

South Holland District Council is a forward-thinking, entrepreneurial and innovative authority. We continue to strive for excellence and deliver great value for money for our residents while making the most of the huge opportunities for economic growth in our district.

We are recruiting a Quantity Surveyor to join our team. We are looking for an enthusiastic team player preferably with some previous management experience, either RICS qualified or studying towards a full qualification.

The role is to provide a proactive responsibility for the delivery of the planned maintenance projects through the use of external Contractors, to control the costs through valuations and Final Accounts based on agreed schedules of rates.

The post holder will also be involved in the tender process when the current contracts come to an end.

The successful candidate will manage a team of 4 property surveyors and 1 assistant property surveyor to assist in the delivery of the programme. 

Essential skills:

- Demonstratable experience of working in housing maintenance sector and contract management

-Part qualified and willingness to work towards achieving RICS

-Educated to degree level in a construction related discipline

- Experience of working in planned maintenance and strong awareness of asset management.

We offer a wide range of family friendly policies designed to support you balance your work and home life and deal with your personal responsibilities and support you in times of difficulty.  We also offer excellent terms and conditions of employment including a Local Government pension scheme.

  • 24 days leave increasing to 28 days after 5 years service plus bank holidays
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • Car mileage allowance
  • Pension
  • Excellent training opportunities
  • Flexible Working Scheme
  • Employee Assist (24 hours access to Counselling & Legal Advice Service)
  • Unions
  • Staff forum

Valuing the differences between people and understanding the positive benefits for our Council of employing a diverse range of talented people is crucial. South Holland District Council is always looking out for talented people with the skills to help deliver our services and continue to help make our Council a success.

If you are interested in having a confidential conversation about the role, please contact Chris Hale | Housing Property Services Manager on 07585 981318.

SHDC reserve the right to change the closing date, depending on application numbers. Interviews will be arranged virtually when suitable candidates apply which may be prior to the closing date.

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