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Project Surveyor

Job Title: Project Surveyor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Shoreham
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Start Date: February 2020
Reference: WG416
Job Published: January 13, 2020 14:18

Job Description


We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Surveyor to help with the successful delivery of a residential development in excess of £100m on the South Coast for our Residential South team.

 

Wates Residential is responding to the needs of its customers by developing mixed tenure housing schemes in partnership with both public and private sector organisations. Our business covers new-build and partnership housing development activities, reaffirming our long-term commitment to deliver more and better homes; helping to tackle the UK’s urgent need for new housing.

 

 Key Accountabilities will include:

 

Develop and encourage project team performance and ensuring that Wates’ main contractual obligations and strategies are executed and regularly reviewed
Complete and submit Business Unit reports, monthly MCR, procurement reports and progress reports
Demonstrate an understanding of internal and external tender strategies / build up
Agree external valuations / cash flow to maximise project value
Work with the Surveying Manager to agree and produce main and subcontract final accounts
Ensure all Wates subcontract management / process obligations are complete with particular reference to procurement, measurement and valuation, contractual instructions, notices and orders as well as Health and Safety
 

We are looking for a qualified Surveyor with relevant commercial skills and experience including the ability to maximise value recovery, cost control and cash management, as well as have the ability to effectively use / understand financial reports and final accounts.

 

To be successful in the role you will be a confident communicator, able to demonstrate the ability to form and develop relationships with the client, PQS, design team and supply chain. You will also be committed to leading and developing commercial site teams.

 

A bit about us:

 

Wates Group is one of the largest and most successful family-owned private construction, development and property services companies in the UK.

 

Wates Residential is responding to the needs of its customers by developing mixed tenure housing schemes in partnership with both public and private sector organisations. Our business covers new-build and partnership housing development activities, reaffirming our long-term commitment to deliver more and better homes; helping to tackle the UK’s urgent need for new housing.

 

As a progressive and rewarding business we offer our people the opportunity to grow their careers whilst working together to deliver the promises we make to our customers.

 

Our company values of integrity, intelligence, performance, teamwork and respect for people, communities and the environment run through our business at every level and are at the heart of everything we do.

 

The wellbeing and safety of our people is our priority, therefore creating a zero harm culture and encouraging a healthy work-life balance is important to us.  Wates Group are a responsible and inclusive employer and are proud to have been recognized for this through accolades including C2E (Committed to Equality) and Investors in People (Gold).