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Quantity Surveyor

Lewisham Homes
Lewisham, London (Greater)
£60,000 - £70,000
Closing date
30 May 2022

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Homes and Asset Management, Project management
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP
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At Lewisham Homes, we believe in building on potential. As a Quantity Surveyor, your ability to provide assistance in the successful management and control of the commercial, financial and contractual elements of all works carried out by Property Services could have a real impact on people’s lives.

Lewisham Homes is an ambitious not-for-profit organisation focused on improving housing in the borough. As well as managing 19,000 homes on behalf of Lewisham Council. We aim to provide a better experience and more opportunities for residents, communities – and the dedicated people who join our growing team.

As a Quantity Surveyor, you will be responsible for providing Quantity Surveying services across Property Services which include all aspects of housing refurbishment, repairs, cyclical decorations and Voids.

If successful, the main duties of your role will be:

  • The provision of a professional and cost-effective quantity surveying service both pre and post works contract.
  • Budgetary and value analysis and production across all work streams
  • Administration and authorisation of Contractor works order variations against NHF schedule of rates, scopes of works and other pricing schedules to ensure cost control and value delivery.
  • Commercial management of contracts, to include the production and assessment of valuations, claims and budget-monitoring data.
  • Leading on the day-to-day financial monitoring and reporting of works to social housing properties.
  • Support colleagues across Property Services on all commercial aspects of the works undertaken.
  • Provide reports on a monthly and ad-hoc basis to Head of Commercial to facilitate reporting to board

This role is agile working with some days being office-based.

We expect everyone at Lewisham Homes to be eager to learn new skills and to help others. As a major local employer with over 500 staff, we are committed to providing opportunities for personal development, plus flexible and agile working to help us to continue to embrace wellbeing. We also offer benefits including: season ticket loan, 26 days annual leave plus bank holidays, health & wellbeing benefits and membership of the local government pension scheme.

Lewisham Homes is committed to continuing to create an inclusive working environment, promoting and providing equal opportunities in employment, respecting diversity and avoiding unlawful discrimination during the recruitment process and the employment lifecycle. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified/experienced individuals regardless of their race, gender identity, biological sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

For more information about Lewisham Homes and this opportunity, please visit our website.

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