Crest Nicholson has been building new homes for 50 years and is firmly established as a leading developer with a passion for not just building homes, but creating vibrant sustainable communities. A career with Crest is both challenging and rewarding, and with large investments currently being made to drive learning and development, as well as fantastic national growth plans, now is a great time to join us.
Crest Nicholson are looking for a Assistant Surveyor to join the Regeneration team at our Woolston Development in Southampton, 'Centenary Quay'. You will be joining an award-winning team with further phases to complete over the next 5 years, consisting of a mid-high rise apartment tower block and houses to begin in summer 2018.
As the Assistant Quantity Surveyor with Crest, you will be working to ensure timely & accurate cost management, dealing with contractual issues & procurement & payment of sub-contractors for complex large volume development projects from pre-operational stage through to final account settlement.
The identification & procurement of suitable sub-contractors. The negotiation & letting of subcontracts within required timescales. Providing the cost-data feedback to Divisional Estimating Department. Administration & management of the financial aspects of the development. Reviewing and forecasting the latest cost estimates and reporting The relationships with external employers such as Housing Associations undertaking valuations, cash flow forecasts, obtaining warranties, etc. Assist at all times in maintaining a safe working environment within Company workplaces and applying the Company’s Health & Safety Policy for their own, their colleagues, third parties and the public’s benefit. Individuals must act to minimise danger and report all potential dangers and accidents to their immediate superior or designated Health & Safety Officer.
Essential skills and experience we're looking for:
Minimum 1 years' experience within a Quantity Surveying role, through a main contractor or housebuilder. Able to support senior management with budgeting and forecasting multi-million pound packages Excellent negotiation skills, confident dealing with suppliers and managing relationships Demonstrates strong attention to detail and produces accurate work. Knowledge of the Residential Development market Strong negotiation skills Commercially aware with analytical & proactive approach towards problem solving. Solid IT skills; Microsoft Excel and Word CSCS card
Studying towards RICS / CIOB qualification
As well as competitive salaries and bonus schemes, Crest Nicholson offer an extensive range of benefits, to include:
Private healthcare Company car/car allowance Private pension Company share options 25 days' annual leave Childcare, cycle to work and other lifestyle choice schemes
We seek to be an ethical and progressive employer which encourages a culture of openness, creativity and continuous professional development as an equal opportunities employer.
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