Quantity Surveyor

Wembley, London (Greater)
£45,000 to £55,000 + benefits
10 May 2019
24 May 2019
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Quantity Surveyor


Wembley, HA9

£45,000 to £55,000 plus benefits

Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing is one of the UK`s leading providers of affordable housing and care and support services. We employ over 1900 people to manage and develop our large portfolio of nearly 56,000 homes serving over 75,000 customers across London, the East Midlands, Southern and the East of England.

We are looking for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join our team in London

You will be responsible for carrying out quantity surveying functions within the asset management team including the repairs, void and planned maintenance contracts. You will also provide commercial insight and strategy to ensure business effectiveness and financial efficiency is achieved.

Main Accountabilities:

1.Lead on the cost planning and value management through the life cycle of the asset management maintenance contracts

2.Provide technical & commercial advice to maximise value from all asset management term contracts and technical standards

3.Advise on compliance with technical and contractual conditions and propose improvements

4.To model new ways the partnership contract could develop and provide information to support the most effective way to manage the contract.

5.Liaise directly with the key stakeholders and Metropolitan`s contractors to ensure that the contract is achieving its intended goals with regard to financial and performance targets.

Key experience and qualifications required

1.Educated to degree level or equivalent with a qualification in a relevant field such as quantity Surveying or Contract Management

2.Experience in working in a Quantity Surveying role in a social housing environment

3.Experience in working in a quantity surveying role in a commercial environment

4.A demonstrable track record of delivering service excellence to a customer base. A record of achievement in making a difference

5.Good planning, budgeting, organising and prioritisation skills. Experience of keeping sound business records

6.Strong report writing skills. A good standard of written business English

7.Able to interpret financial and other systems data.

How we reward you

Our staff are as important to us as our customers. When working with us you will be introduced to a huge variety of benefits including:

-A unique benefits package that can be adapted to suit each individual.

-The opportunity to choose from a wide variety of benefits which includes options around Health and Wellbeing Programme

-Employee Assistance

-Discounts with multiple retailers and many more.

-An impressive Pension Scheme

-28 days annual leave plus bank holidays, with the ability to buy and sell up to 5 days!

Our promise

All employment decisions at MTVH are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to age, disability, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, race or religion, sex or sexual orientation.

"We are proud to have been recognised by Disability Confident for our commitment to disabled people and those with long term health conditions by providing fair and equal opportunities for all applicants enabling them to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations."

To apply: Please upload an updated CV and a one page supporting statement outlining why you are interested in the role, MTVH and how you meet the key criteria for the post

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