Quantity Surveyor Panel Manager
Lakeside, Cheadle SK8, UK
Department : Asset Management
Working Hours : Standard (09 : 00am-17 : 30pm)
Contract type : Permanent
Office or Field Based : Office Based (Cheadle, SK8 3GW)
Salary : c£70,000 per annum, plus benefits, including bonus & car.
We're Together, proud to be a Financial Services success story based in South Manchester.
Lending year-in, year-out for over 45 years' we've grown into one of the finance industry's best-kept secrets.
We play our part to turn challenges into opportunities that make our customers' financial ambitions accessible. We understand that for our business to grow, our people must grow.
Due to changes within the business, we are now looking to hire a Quantity Surveyor Panel Manager (QSPM) to join our Development Funding team within our Commercial Finance division.
This role will be a mixture of office based (Cheadle) and field based covering sites nationwide
The QSPM will provide specialist advice and support within the Development Funding team. This will include advice on new finance applications we are considering, support with monitoring & managing live cases we have on the book, managing our panel of external Quantity Surveyors and potentially acting as Internal Monitoring Surveyor on a number of our cases.
Provide support and advice to the Development Funding team on new finance applications. This could include assessing initial budgets and technical aspects at enquiry stage and visits to prospective sites / meetings with prospective clients when required
Provide ad-hoc support and advice to the Development Funding team on technical matters and budgets upon receipt of panel QS Initial Due Diligence reports
Pro-actively manage and monitor our panel of external QS’s. This will include undertaking sample checks on Initial Reports and Interim Reports, monitoring our Issues Log and taking any necessary steps to review and address any concerns highlighted on panel members.
Monitoring and managing exposure levels across our external panel
On-boarding of any new QS firms onto the panel
Act as Monitoring Surveyor (Due Diligence & Interim Reports) where required
To provide support to the Development Funding team as required within our monthly Portfolio Meetings
To actively keep up to date with market conditions within the construction and development sector
Adhere to all compliance needs within the business (eg DPA / AML / TCF)
Develop up to date & periodic cost data MI for the team to use
Keep the Development Funding team updated on industry regulation and market conditions
Demonstrable industry experience
Knowledge of the planning system and building regulations
Strong commercial awareness
Strong attention to detail
Strong communication skills
Fund Monitoring Surveyor / Site Manager / Project Manager / Commercial Manager experience
Knowledge of / experience within development funding