Quantity Surveyor - Edinburgh



Closing date: 30/04/2024

Competitive Salary & Discretionary Performance Bonus & Company Car Plan/Cash Allowance & Holidays (Buy, Sell and Accrual Scheme) & Company Pension & Private Healthcare & Life Assurance & Benefits

With lots of exciting plans in the pipeline, there’s never been a better time to join Avant Homes, let us tell you why…

Avant Homes is a housebuilder operating in Scotland, the North East of England, across Yorkshire and the East and West Midlands, with eight regional offices employing over 600 people.

We have ambitious growth plans and are looking for passionate individuals to help us achieve them. Our mission is to provide affordable yet aspirational homes to our communities, ensuring that new homes are accessible and attainable for all with a product suitable for everyone.

Avant Homes are proud to employ local people across our developments and within our regional offices, teamwork is key to everything that we do.

We are looking for people who want to be a part of something special, so why not start the foundations and build your career with us today?

Due to continued success and future business growth, we have an exciting opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor to join our team based at our office in Edinburgh, Scotland.

The Role

Are you an experienced and knowledgeable Quantity Surveyor who possesses excellent relationship building and communication skills?

Are you organised, analytical and have a good attention to detail?

If the answer is yes, then look no further, your next career could be with us!

Key duties and requirements

Joining the team as our Quantity Surveyor you will be responsible for but not limited to;

  • Producing and managing accurate and sustainable cash flows and budget financial information to support the valuation process as per Group policies and processes.
  • Ensuring Group policies and processes are followed and reported fully on all development/ build-related expenditure adding value to the wider business and delivering the commercial objectives of the Region.
  • Managing working partnerships with Housing Associations, third party providers and sub-contractors to ensure that all contractual terms are met and ensure that all orders are placed, managed and settled as per Group policies and processes.
  • Engaging fully in the process of determining and agreeing site start programmes and timescales.
  • Assisting in the production of comprehensive Commercial reports/estimates for inclusion in Land Appraisals.
  • Achieving the payment and valuation reporting timetable.
  • Actively managing communications and operational interfaces with internal and external stakeholders to achieve the Regional business plan.
  • Authorising and committing expenditure on the COINS system up to the Group approval limit.
  • Producing key status reports and updates on all KPIs relating to the commercial function.
  • Ensuring that the Company maximises its compliance with Group product, specification and deals.

Who are we looking for?

As well as being able to demonstrate your experience within the Quantity Surveying field, you must also possess an aptitude to combine strong organisational and communication skills with the ability to relate to all levels of staff within our business whilst also maintaining a keen desire to work in a quality driven business.

The ideal candidate will also convey a flexible attitude in relation to business needs.

  • A full UK driving licence.
  • Knowledge and experience within the Quantity Surveying field, with a key focus on new homes.
  • A good understanding of the financial implications of the methods and sequences of build.
  • Excellent commercial awareness along with technical knowledge within the Construction Industry.

What will you get in return?

  • Discretionary bonus
  • Company car plan/cash allowance
  • Buy, sell and accrual holiday scheme
  • Private Health care
  • Company Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Other Benefits including our exclusive Avant discount platform

If this sounds like you, join us and be a part of Avant’s future success!

Interested?

Apply now