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Site Surveyor

Job Title: Site Surveyor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brighton
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: WG358
Job Published: August 19, 2019 14:19

Job Description

We have an opportunity for a Site Surveyor  to help with the successful delivery of a residential development in excess of £100m on the South Coast for our Residential South team.


Wates Residential is responding to the needs of its customers by developing mixed tenure housing schemes in partnership with both public and private sector organisations. Our business covers new-build and partnership housing development activities, reaffirming our long-term commitment to deliver more and better homes; helping to tackle the UK’s urgent need for new housing.


Key Accountabilities will include:


Contributes to project commercial strategies and takes ownership for his/ her own subcontract packages
Demonstrate understanding of internal and external tender strategies / build up
Maximise project cash/value by effective management of subcontract
Work with the Commercial Manager to agree and produce main and subcontract final accounts
Contribute to relevant project procurement strategies with particular reference to issuing tender enquiries, package reconciliations and production of subcontract orders

To be successful in the role you will already have relevant commercial skills and experience including the ability to maximise value recovery, cost control and cash management, as well as effectively use / understand financial reports and final accounts.


Alongside this you will be a confident communicator, able to demonstrate the ability to form and develop relationships with the client, PQS, design team and supply chain.


A bit about us:


Wates is one of the largest and most successful family-owned private construction, development and property services companies in the UK.


As a progressive and rewarding business we offer our people the opportunity to grow their careers whilst working together to deliver the promises we make to our customers.


Our company values of integrity, intelligence, performance, teamwork and respect for people, communities and the environment run through our business at every level and are at the heart of everything we do.


The wellbeing and safety of our people is our priority, therefore creating a zero harm culture and encouraging a healthy work-life balance is important to us.  Wates Group are a responsible and inclusive employer and are proud to have been recognised for this through accolades including C2E (Committed to Equality) and Investors in People (Gold).

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