Strong Recruitment Group are acting on behalf of a client who are a large construction company who offer lifelong luxury homes.
They are currently looking for a motivated estimator / buyer who wants to join a company that is ever expanding.
Main objectives :
To provide full management on housing projects from conception to completion.
Produce in depth land purchase exercises that consider all materials and labour costs for new opportunities
Monitor and report build costs periodically reporting any savings and excesses. Also update "in-flight" reports for Senior Management.
Key Accountabilities :
Ability to measure quantities from drawings
Undertaking measurement exercises including cut and fill, infrastructure and superstructure elements.
Monitor and review procurement - including placing subcontract orders and ensure they arrive on time and within budget
Responsible for sourcing new subcontractors, managing relationships and negotiating variations.
Management, valuation and certification of payments for our supply chain.
Inspect land opportunities and prepare detailed estimate of development costs
Present valuation meetings with the Senior Management and supply chain.
Identify and review key performance indicators with Procurement Department Manager and discuss the timely and accurate measurement and valuation of the works.
Production of project financial forecasts and reports.
Maintain or improve the company standard build cost
General Responsibilities :
must be committed to achieving a high standard of Health and Safety in all its activities and the successful applicant will be expected to contribute to maintaining such standards.
To take a full role in the implementation of personal development through appraisals and to participate in any identified training or development opportunities.
To recognise the importance of fairness and equality in the workplace, to treat everyone with dignity and respect.
To maintain the positive atmosphere within the company
Qualifications and Experience :
Minimum 5+ years experience and a proven track record in new build including housing.
Ideally degree or equivalent is desirable.
Experience of Microsoft and Excel IT packages.
Sage experience is desirable but not essential
Comprehensive commercial skills.
The salary ranges from £25,000 - £35,000k.
If this is something you would be interested in please contact Nicole Strong Recruitment Group on 02030068406 or send your up to date cv to nicole.