Quantity Surveyor Repairs & Maintenance

Quantity Surveyor Repairs & Maintenance

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    Housing, Surveying & Construction Management

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  • Salary:

    £35k - 40k per year + Car Allowance

  • Contact:

    Kieran Williams

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Quantity Surveyor: Repairs and Maintenance - Internal DLO 

Housing Association

Maidenhead based with flexible working covering sites throughout Berkshire. 

My client is a leading provider of social housing with properties throughout Berkshire, looking to add a talented Quantity Surveyor to join the Repairs and Operations team.

The role will be to cover a range of commercial duties covering Responsive Repairs SOR Contracts. The role will be the optimise the internal DLO's efficiency when delivering responsive repairs alongside managing a number of other key contracts with other housing providers.

Main duties;

  • Work alongside the Commercial Manager to deliver an efficient DLO that can be marketed externally
  • Work with the team to reduce costs by reviewing jobs to understand cost drivers
  • Work with the trades supervisors to ‘skill up’ the DLO in order to reduce sub contractor dependency
  • Pricing works for both internal and external clients
  • Identify risks and work with the team to mitigate
  • Review works carried out for cost efficiency and quality through both desk top exercises and on site post inspections

Ideal candidate:

  • Working knowledge of NHF Schedule of rates
  • Experience of contract cost control
  • Contract/client management experience
  • Experience of technical inspections
  • Experience of managing budgets
  • Experience of Trading Accounts / repairs budgets
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Proven ability to challenge ways of working
  • Provide business acumen and ability to understand cost drivers
  • Proven ability in meeting deadlines and financial targets
  • Skilled negotiator
  • Competent IT / systems user
  • Confident and assertive
  • Highly organised team player
  • Access to own vehicle for work purposes 

For further information please contact Kieran from Build Recruitment on 07487 847 467 or send your CV to kieran.williams@buildrec.com 

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