Quantity Surveyor

Job reference: 000866

Work Location: Within the Boundaries of Tees Valley

Closing date: 18/05/2022

Salary: £44,071 per annum

Employment type: Permanent

Department: Assets

Role Category: Roaming

Hours per week: 37 hours per week

Anticipated Interview Date: To be confirmed

Contract Duration: Permanent

Role Category - the way you'll work:

This role is categorised as a roam role. Roaming roles are a mixture of home and hub working with, in some instances, a degree of being out and about delivering services to customers. Your working day will be determined by what you need to do and where you need to go to maximise your productivity. This means that you could start and finish your day in different places depending on what you need to do, so we’ll support you working from a variety of locations. 

Want to work for one of the largest and most innovative housing associations in the North East?

This position is an exciting and dynamic opportunity that will require an enthusiastic and driven individual to control and report on the commercial aspect of our investment programme. 

Our £120million four-year investment plan has been agreed and our exciting programme will commence later this year. The successful candidate will be instrumental in helping to commercially steer projects within this investment plan.

You will be able to express your creativity and inspire the department to manage contractual risks with a commercial outlook. You will work alongside our operational team and the external contracting partners throughout our framework. 

The Role:

The Quantity Surveyor, who will report directly to the Quantity Surveying Manager, will evaluate all levels of commercial risk associated with their allocated projects. 

You will ensure that projects are delivered on time and to budget, protecting Thirteen’s commercial and contractual interests throughout the Partnership Framework. This role will underpin the operational delivery, enhance commercial awareness within the team and deliver a great customer experience along the way.     

You will act as a source of professional advice to operational managers, lead the commercial aspect of your allocated schemes, certify payments to contractors, predict final outcomes/cash flows and report on your findings periodically. 

The Person:

We are looking for an individual who is commercially focused, degree or HNC qualified that has quantity surveying experience, preferably within a housing or commercial background.

To join our team, you must be able to demonstrate commercial awareness and understand legislative requirements and practices within refurbishment, compliance, and the social housing sector. 

High levels of interpersonal and negotiation skills are essential and the ability to positively engage with the delivery team and external partners. 

Your experience with traditional forms of contracts, large scale capital investment programmes, refurbishment projects, partnering arrangements would also be welcome experiences for this position.  

​​​​​​​Please note that this role requires a full driving license, as travel to other sites is required.

Interested in finding out more about our Assets directorate? Click here for more information: Assets achievements - YouTube

​​​​​​​The future is exciting, and we only want the best to be part of it.

At Thirteen we're about homes and so much more.....

At Thirteen, we’re more than just a landlord. We believe everyone is an individual. That’s why we don’t just provide properties; we offer a home to suit each person’s needs.

And we’re not just about somewhere to live; our range of extra services means we can give people a helping hand specifically tailored to them if they need it.

Our strength, capacity and ambition to deliver what our customers need means we can change things for the better.

We’re the largest housing association in the North East and among the biggest 25 nationally. Today we own and manage 34,000 properties in the North East and Yorkshire region, 30,000 of them in the Tees Valley. Thirteen is still an organisation that’s local at its heart - and although our work is largely in the Tees Valley, we welcome applications from further afield because our ways of working mean we can often be flexible about where our colleagues are based.

Our skilled colleagues and board directors work tirelessly to support 70,000 tenants and customers, bringing a breadth of experience and a can-do attitude to ensure a high-quality customer experience. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds to join our committed team.

So come and be part of making a difference. Great days for everyone are made at Thirteen.

Are you up for the challenge of bringing our vision to life and having great days at work?

There’s more information about this role in the documents attached to this advert. Find out about the benefits of working for Thirteen here: Staff benefits at Thirteen - YouTube

If you’d like to talk more about the role please contact Anthony Ferguson, Partnership Framework Manager, for an informal discussion. Anthony can be contacted on 07795 060955.​​​​​​​

 

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