Senior Development Surveyor


Location: Warwickshire, England

Salary: GBP60,000 - GBP65,000

Contract: Permanent

Apply By: 25/04/2019


Job Title Senior Development Surveyor
Department Commercial Department
Responsible To SeniorCommercial Manager

" To create and manage budgets whilst forecasting and minimising risk
" To competitively procure and manage all subcontract aspects of a development
" To collaborate with other departments to provide input, advice and ensure developments are value engineered wherever possible
" To generate, review and maintain payments to subcontractors as required

" At least 5 years' experience as a surveyor within residential construction
" Established good working relationships with a wide range of subcontractors
" Good organisational skills, and the ability to manage multiple tasks to a high degree of quality and accuracy
" Excellent communication skills with both internal and external customers
" Excellent negotiation skills
" Ideally the candidate should have experience of 'extra care' block construction, but not essential
" Driving licence essential

" Commercial Department
" Technical Department
" Finance Department
" Construction Department
" Sales Department
" Subcontractors

" Prepare tender enquiry lists and packages, including scopes of works
" Procure subcontract packages to specification and budget, ensuring all bids are fully compliant and on a 'like-for-like' basis
" Negotiate best value whilst maintaining expected levels of quality and workmanship
" Follow Group procurement procedures
" Work with the Technical Department to value engineer the development where possible and reduce build cost
" Work with the Production Department during procurement and throughout the build process to ensure smooth construction and swift conflict resolution
" Work with the Sales Department to provide costs for additional works as requested by purchasers with due reference to the state of construction of the plot
" To review, manage and minimise dayworks, variations and other non-productive costs
" Settlement of final accounts for each trade
" Provide accurate cost data for future site viabilities and budgets
" Create and maintain mutually beneficial working relationships with subcontractors through regular liaison, teamwork and information sharing
" Maintain an accurate and stable build cost base
" Forecast and mitigate cost risk
" Accurately forecast cash flow and work in progress
" Generate accurate payments in a timely manner in accordance with authorisation levels and commercial procedures
" Liaison with Registered Providers
" Report on cost movements and budgets as required
" Comply with and promote Group procedures and Vision statements surrounding sustainability, ethics, etc.
" Keep abreast of latest construction methods and technological developments and establish potential for trials
" Monitor and feedback on subcontractor performance
" Preparing reports and correspondence as required
" Ensuring tasks delegated by the Senior Commercial Manager are completed on time and to the required standard and accuracy
" Additional tasks as reasonably required from time to time


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