Persimmon Homes Suffolk requires a Quantity Surveyor to join our team working in the office in Great Blakenham, near Ipswich. Having become proficient in the use of the Persimmon Homes COINS system, they will be responsible for valuations, payments, subcontract procurement, tender analysis, Affordable Housing valuations and demonstrating excellent Cost Control skills. In addition to this will be other department-specific administrative tasks as well as preparing key documents for Valuation Meetings, attending site visits/valuations and contributing to the overall running of an efficient, successful Commercial Department.
The successful candidate will be ideally degree-qualified, or alternatively HNC/HND qualified (or studying towards) with previous experience as a Quantity Surveyor or Assistant Quantity Surveyor. Previous experience within a House Builder preferred. Full Driving License essential.
The position requires the successful candidate to be competent in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel packages and also demonstrate good communication skills. They must be an enthusiastic, focused and hard working individual who is willing to undertake all necessary training, as well as committing to learn the functionality of the Persimmon Homes COINS system. They should be commercially astute, have an eye for detail and be able to work on their own initiative as well as being a committed team player.
Competitive Salary, Company Car/Car Allowance, Pension, Life Assurance & Bonus
Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory background check e.g. employment history and criminal record check. These background checks are job specific to certain vacancies within Persimmon.