Quantity Surveyor - Planned Maintenance (Compliance Programmes)

Quantity Surveyor - Planned Maintenance (Compliance Programmes)

  • Location

    Ealing Broadway

  • Sector:

    Housing, Surveying & Construction Management

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £40k - 45k per year + + Package

  • Contact:

    Jonny Barltrop

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  • Job ref:

    JB-PP- CM

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:


The Brief

Build Recruitment are partnering with Pyramid Plus as their exclusive recruitment partner to enable them to deliver their electrical testing program and works arising from Fire Risk Assessments (“FRA works”) from 1st June 2020.

The Company

Pyramid Plus are Joint Venture Partnerships between A2Dominion and Mears Property Services (Pyramid Plus South) and Breyer Group (Pyramid Plus London) providing repairs and maintenance, compliance and planned replacements.

Pyramid Plus successfully complete over 60,000 repairs, 1,750 voids and 600 Kitchens & Bathrooms annually to 37,000 homes.  The homes are located across a large geographic area including London, Oxford, Portsmouth, Southampton and parts of Kent. Pyramid Plus are now growing this portfolio of works on securing the electrical testing and FRA compliance programs.   With some further project opportunities to tender for in the coming months there are exciting times ahead as they continue to grow!

The Job

     To be responsible for the financial management of the joint venture maintenance contract, ensuring that financial targets are achieved.

     To provide an effective interface with the clients, consultants and subcontractors agreeing valuations and payments.

     To analyse and review data to help the business make informed decisions to achieve profitability

     To ensure that pay information is collated, and the necessary deductions are made so that a gross pay file can be exported monthly

     Ensure that the contract is properly informed as to the commercial and financial position so it can best make business decisions


Main Objectives


     Prepare a monthly CVR by work stream demonstrating the commercial and financial position of the contract by work stream, and elements within work stream

     Inform operational strategy based upon CVR outputs

     Pro-actively advise on risk & opportunity, track and update subsequently 

Application invoicing 

     Ensure all applications are submitted in line with the contractual terms

     A tracker is in place to monitor all applications submitted and ensure any works rejected are tracked and reissued when appropriate

     To price all jobs by their appropriate revenue code to ensure that they are billed correctly

     To produce and agree a monthly application any part chargeable and out of scope works and then raise an invoice

     To invoice the client monthly for the provision of our management services, secondment costs, supplier and sub-contractor spend

     To liaise with staff to ensure that all relevant pricing information is handed over and understood on a job by job basis

     Ensure cash is managed; payments are received on time from clients in line with cash out to supply chain. Contract MUST remain cash positive

Supply chain management 

     Procure subcontractors and produce an accurate and complete subcontract order which ensures commercially advantageous rates and encompasses all main contract and client contract conditions

     To final account cost files at the end of the financial period and re-engage

     Regularly check and value subcontractors work, agree valuations and produce payment certificates, in accordance with sub-contract conditions  

     To analyse on a month by month basis the spend by revenue stream and delivery method, identifying risk areas and designing an appropriate recovery plan

Commercial Core Group & Contract Meetings

     To manage the CCG on behalf of Pyramid ensuring all meetings have relevant attendee’s informed and attending; where appropriate

     All CCG actions, regardless of whom nominated, are actioned in line with agreed deadlines – unless need to escalate

     All CCG reports required for the meeting are prepared timeously and attendees are briefed prior to meeting

     To attend contract meetings, produce any specific information required for these meetings

Cost Control

     All cost files are reviewed and audited to identify exceptions or incorrect allocations & charges; rebut and receive credits where appropriate

     Regular audits of supplier costs are undertaken ensuring Pyramids are receiving the agreed discounts and item rates

     Opportunities to reduce cost are consistently identified and actions put in place through Value for Money framework to achieve

     Monitor labour, petrol, van, productivity and material costs and assist in the managing of these costs to ensure profitability is maintained. To liaise with the site and project managers to ensure maximum efficiency of working methods and material procurement

Site Support

     To assist site and project managers in the identification and recording of variations

     Ensure site and project managers are briefed on what is required for variations to be paid against.

     Ensure all site staff are aware of the commercial risks & opportunities on their projects / work streams.

Tendering / New works

     Support identification of new works opportunities

     Price new tenders; only in line with governance

     Ensure new works are priced sustainably


Essential Qualifications and Knowledge:

     A minimum of four GCSE’s grade A-C (or equivalent); must include Maths and English

     To possess a Degree in relevant subject or be a member of the CIOB or RICS

     Full driver’s license

     An appreciation for safety in the workplace

     An appreciation for equality and diversity in the workplace

Timeline - predicted start June / July 

Build Recruitment Limited acts as an Employment Business for the supply of temporary workers and an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Build Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.