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Job Title - Project Quantity Surveyor

Salary: £47,000 - £53,000
If you are a qualified construction professional from a residential development or construction contracting background, this is a superb opportunity to work on important projects for an innovative organisation.

DCH is a leading not-for-profit organisation that builds, manages and maintains homes across a range of tenures for people in the South West. We are now looking for a Project Quantity Surveyor to join our team and help deliver the groups ambitious growth strategy.

Within a culture of respect, learning and continuous improvement, you'll have the chance to make a direct impact on the financial success of DCH's development projects.

As the Project Quantity Surveyor you will support the Commercial Director with the appraisal of the financial viability of potential schemes, maintain and monitor the financial performance of Joint Venture and directly procured schemes and measure their performance against the parameters and targets of DCH's business plan.

Your other duties will involve:

- Taking responsibility for the financial management of schemes

- Preparing comprehensive land appraisals to support acquisition efforts

- Assessing the risks and opportunities for new schemes

- Identifying, managing and mitigating any overspending risks

- Advising on and developing contract documentation

- Evaluating the CVRs of joint venture partners against their applications for payments and work in progress

- Benchmarking the cost of contractors

- Helping to manage customers' requests

To be considered, you will need:

- Experience of working in the commercial department of a residential developer or construction contractor

- Previous experience of producing and managing construction budgets for residential development

- A track record of assessing development risk and producing risk mitigation strategies

- Experience of successfully working with teams of professional and technical staff

- Knowledge of the Cost Value Reconciliation process and the ability to interpret and interrogate their results

- A recognised construction qualification at HNC level or above

- RICS, CIOB or equivalent qualification (desirable)

As the Project Quantity Surveyor, you'll have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to manage people and expectations at all levels. Commercially astute and solution-oriented, you'll also be highly analytical and able to work well under pressure.

For further details please click here for our Candidate Information Pack.

Find out what it is like to work at Devon and Cornwall Housing Association
Job Title  —   Project Quantity Surveyor
Job Ref  —   NCA0133
Industry/Job Sector  —   Project Management
Location  —   Devon
City  —   Exeter
Address  —  
Closing date of applications  —   02/04/2017
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