Temporary post for 2 years
Band G, £33,136 - £37,107 per annum
As Senior Quantity Surveyor you will be tasked with assisting the Housing Asset Management Team in the co-ordination and management of cost control and procedures for the repairs and investment work of the Council’s housing stock and also to support the Housing Asset Management Team in producing and maintaining accurate financial information in compliance with the Council’s standing orders
In addition to the above you will take responsibility for ensuring effective cost control measures are in place and budgets adhered to with regard to external and internal contracts whilst also assuming responsibility for building and maintaining effective relationships with contractors, customers and stakeholders, dealing with challenging situations as and when required.
The successful candidate must have a qualification in quantity surveying or equivalent at HNC level or above, have experience of evaluating contractors’ interim valuations and final accounts; monitoring costs and analysing fluctuations; maintaining financial spreadsheets and producing reports; application of contract procedures associated with managing multi-million pound contracts. You must also have excellent customer service skills, verbal and written communication skills and IT skills and be able to act as an ambassador for the authority when visiting tenant homes and interacting with contractors.
These are exciting times for the Council and this is your opportunity to be part of a team who are truly committed to improving our Council tenants’ homes across the district of North West Leicestershire.
You can apply for any of our posts online at https://www.nwleics.gov.uk/pages/jobs_and_careers
Applications must be made using the on-line application process.
Disabled applications who meet the essential criteria for the job will be guaranteed an interview.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community.
Closing Date: 30 December 2018