Quantity Surveyor

The deadline for this vacancy has passed.

Deadline: 28/08/23

  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Interview date: TBC

At Templer HomeBuild , our mission is “To be loved by our customers and employees”, and as part of this, we are invested in developing our people, to support the growth and future success of Templer HomeBuild.

As part of the growth we are excited to now be recruiting a Quantity Surveyor to join our Commercial team! Templer HomeBuild (THB) seek an enthusiastic Quantity Surveyor to work together with the Commercial team at THB  – you will be building strong, client working relationships, aswell as managing the successful delivery of our contracts, ensuring customer satisifcation, whilst controlling the costs and profit for the Business.

Templer HomeBuild are a wholly owned subsidiary of Teign Housing, with a strong connection Ian Williams Ltd, offering you long term stability and security. We deliver a comprehensive repairs, voids, compliance, and planned works service to residents throughout Teignbridge and the surrounding areas.

The Quantity Surveyor role:

As a Quantity Surveyor, you will actively price materials and labour for our repairs and maintenance workstream, focusing on reducing costs and improving efficiencies, therefore having a real impact on our profitability and commercial success.

Specific tasks will include:

  • Being responsible for the financial and technical aspects of the contract across all workstreams, including procurement, invoicing, payments, cash flow and cost control
  • Minimising costs where possible, maximising value and ultimately making a profit
  • Working with direct labour and subcontractors, ensuring all work issued has labour targets to return agreed profit performance
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with the workforce, customers, subcontractors, suppliers, and our client
  • Procuring materials, plant, and subcontracts in line with our systems/procedures and contract budgets
  • Producing monthly contract valuations of the unit’s actual deliverables against the projected budget (CVRs)

What will you bring as a Quantity Surveyor?

  • Proven experience in a similar commercial or quantity surveying role; we are open to considering various job titles that incorporate transferable commercial and financial responsibilities
  • A proven ability to minimise cost and maximise value, profit, and cash flow
  • Strong IT and Microsoft excel skills
  • Ability to process high volumes of data analysis
  • Experience in working with direct labour and subcontract procurement
  • Experience working on Schedule of Rates contracts is desirable, with the ability to price minor works from first principles.

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