Quantity Surveyor - Housing Refurbishment

Quantity Surveyor - Housing Refurbishment

  • Location

    Mile End

  • Sector:

    Social Housing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £50k per year + Car Allowance + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Jonny Barltrop

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  • Contact phone:


  • Job ref:

    SH \ 10104

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:


We are looking for an established Quantity Surveyor to join a key East London Housing Associations in-house maintenance business

The QS will be responsible for the procurement and commercial functions including the management of the materials supply chain partners to ensure full support is given to allow the company to carry out its business effectively and efficiently. 

In addition, you will be responsible for identifying business opportunities through continued analysis of performance of the business taking into accounts economic, political and social trends.





Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the procurement and commercial functions to ensure full support is given to allow the company to carry out its business effectively and efficiently.  Support other staff minimizing risk to the business and enhancing the trading surplus resolving problems when required
  • Review existing working practices and implement processes to achieve effective cost management.
  • Develop and agree budgets with the Operations Director and Asset Compliance & Management Director and other staff for all work-streams contracts and monitor performance targets are met.
  • Identify any issues that may impact on the delivery of the company targets and review with Heads of service and Directors.
  • Effective line management of team to deliver functions of the business which will include having a motivated and engaged team, providing leadership to the team through effective coaching, 121s, team meetings and other management methods.
  • Monitor the financial viability of all operational resources and ensure their continued cost effectiveness.



Key Skiills

  • A good working knowledge of procurement frameworks
  • A good working knowledge of performance management in a similar-sized business with experience of driving business efficiencies
  • Knowledge of building and health & safety legislation
  • Forms of Contract knowledge, negotiation and OJEU procurement experience

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