Quantity Surveyor

Thames Valley (Beaconsfield)

What you'll be doing

 

Responsible for managing the costs of multiple residential property developments to enhance the revenue through careful negotiation and value engineering ideas.

 

Providing key input into budgets and checking drawings to ensure practical and economical proposals, you'll also prepare and submit sub-contract enquiries in adequate time to ensure contracts are placed in line with the building programme. Other deliverables of the role include:

  • producing detailed trade-specific scope of works and qualification notes
  • presenting and submitting completed sub-contractor order documentation
  • responsible for an element of cost reporting
  • ensuring our sub-contractors have current UTR status and the insurances and other requirements to assess tax liability.

 

Skills and experience

 

  • proven experience in a surveying role within a similar sector
  • able to manage all aspects of the surveying role from procurement to completion of final accounts
  • excellent attention to detail
  • effective communication skills
  • organised and thrives on working to tight deadlines.
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Careers

Team Shanly work across a variety of disciplines:

  • Accounts/finance
  • Admin/secretarial
  • Architecture/building design
  • Commercial property (management and maintenance)
  • Construction (quantity surveying, buying, estimating, contracts management)
  • Customer care
  • Land acquisition
  • Marketing
  • Planning
  • Sales
  • Security/maintenance
  • Site management
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Grow with us

Shanly Group is passionate about investing in young people.

Be it via the support we provide through our charitable arm, the Shanly Foundation, or via our employment and training initiatives, we remain committed to attracting youngsters to the various professions within the construction industry.

We facilitate work experience opportunities and engage with our local schools through attendance at careers fairs and we work with schools to deliver on-site visits.

We also provide careers support to local children by taking part in mock interviews and giving advice on how to write an effective CV.

We provide a number of schemes to support school leavers, graduates and young people looking to get ahead in the construction industry and since 2017 we have launched the Shanly Group Academy. 

Academy trainees are provided with:

  • A one year fixed term contract 
  • An option to interview for permanent position
  • Review at end of each 2 month departmental placement
  • Ongoing support and guidance by senior members of staff
  • Continued professional development and opportunity to attend training courses
  • A working schedule of 2 months in each of the following departments:
  1. Land and Planning
  2. Sales and Marketing
  3. Build (site and office based)
  4. Technical
  5.  Commercial
  6. Customer Care
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