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Quantity Surveyor

Anchor Hanover Group
Bradford, West Yorkshire
up to £53,000 per annum DOE
Closing date
18 Nov 2021

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Homes and Asset Management, Surveying
Salary Band
£30,000 to £60,000, £50,000 - £59,999
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP
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Job Title: Quantity Surveyor

Location: Home based with frequent travel 

Salary: up to £53,000 per annum DOE

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 37.5

About the role

You will be responsible for providing effective commercial and contract management arrangements, NEC and/or JCT, as well as ensuring the commercial interests and contractual obligations of Anchor Hanover are protected.

You will undertake audits of commercial and contract management arrangements with Delivery Teams that are made up of of Surveyors  and Compliance Leads who undertake project management of the works.

You will be accountable for managing financial and/or project performance and ensuring robust financial forecasting. You will also ensure that all financial systems are updated, working with Finance colleagues to ensure effective payment and financial forecast mechanisms are in place.

It will be your responsibility to undertake cost value reconciliations to ensure that Anchor can certify payments and develop long term strategies to reduce costs of the service. You will also be directly responsible for cost savings and have the ability to price works from first principles and benchmark costs with market data.

About you

To be considered for this role, you will have:

  • PQE Quantity Surveying Experience
  • MRICS status.
  • Recent experience in commercial and contract management of NEC and/or JCT contracts.
  • Proven commercial experience working within social housing maintenance and planned investment sector, Contractor Side (Essential) and/or client side.
  • Experience of cost planned investment, M&E and compliance services and/or reactive maintenance work.
  • It is essential that you have strong organisational and time management skills, sound communication skills and a flexible and co-operative approach and be a team player.

About Us

Anchor is the largest provider of specialist housing and care for people in later life in England, employing more than 9,000 people throughout England. We provide more than 60,000 homes for older people and are a trusted care provider with more than 100 care homes.

We know that quality services start with quality people. We work hard to be recognised as a leading employer and are committed to retaining and attracting the best in our industry.

At Anchor we believe in values. We are Accountable, Respectful, Courageous and Honest. We believe our people should be proud of the work they do making a difference to society and our customers.

As England’s largest not-for-profit provider of care and housing for older people, we’re able to negotiate great deals and benefits for our people. Here are just a few of the things you’ll get when you work with Anchor.

  • Exclusive discounts on high-street shopping
  • 20% off mobile phone contracts
  • Cashback on dental and medical expenses
  • Discounted Private Medical rates

Click here to find out more about our full benefits and wellbeing package (the link is )

Hundreds of talented professionals with a range of specialist skills and experience based in our Bradford and London offices make up our Support Services. While we all do very different things, we work towards the same goal of improving the lives of the older people who live with us. 

Anchor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are proud to have an LGBT+ resident group, and also BAME, LGBT+ and Disabled colleague networks. These work closely with the organisation to celebrate diversity, address concerns, review policy and practice and empower their members. We recruit, train and promote without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, colour, sex or gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age or other protected status. One of our values is ‘respect’, therefore we do not accept harassment or discrimination from any colleague, resident or third party.

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