Quantity Surveyor – Camberley, Surrey
Persimmon Homes Thames Valley has a vacancy for a Quantity Surveyor to join their successful and growing team. This role will be working in the regional office based in Camberley. We will consider a proven Assistant QS who is looking for a step to Intermediate Surveyor.
Who are we?
Building around 16,500 beautifully designed new homes a year in more than 380 prime locations nationwide; Persimmon is one of the UK’s leading house-builders, committed to the highest standards of design, construction and service. We believe our quality really differentiates us from the competition. In fact, our reputation is built on quality. We build quickly and efficiently and expect a lot from our office and site teams, however in turn we’ll reward you for your commitment and hard work and recognise your contribution to the business.
As a Quantity Surveyor you will be responsible for overseeing the commercial management of various small and large housing projects with some supervision from a Senior QS. You will report to the Commercial Director and work within a close knit team of surveyors. The Commercial Director will support and develop you in the way Persimmon operate, empowering you to run with projects, but always on hand to discuss areas for improvement. They will give you clear objectives. You will need to be adaptable and strong in your management style with a consistent approach with the site teams and subcontractors.
If this sounds appealing to you we will require:
The ability to become confident in commercial management and the value engineering of subcontractor packages, whilst protecting the interests of the team and regional office. It is likely that you have worked on residential projects in a previous role, this would be a distinct advantage. We use COINS to administer our payments so previous experience in this system would be beneficial, otherwise training can be provided.
It is desirable that you have a relevant Surveying qualification, either an HND or degree or equivalent.
What’s in it for you?
A competitive salary and benefits package including a pension, life insurance, company car / car allowance, healthcare and a generous bonus. Above all an honest, driven approach which offers the chance to work with some great people!
Persimmon offer flexible working arrangements with the agreement of the Head of Department.
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