Job title: Senior Surveyor
Location: Byfleet, Surrey
·Are you an experienced Surveyor, who wants to work for a dynamic company with bold growth plans?
·Do you want to be part of a company who not only values its people but rewards them accordingly?
We are Churchill Retirement Living, the fastest growing company in the UK retirement housing sector and we’re looking for people like you.
We’re a family-run, privately-owned business and we’re going places. We’re proud of what we do, and the people we work with. We have ambitious growth plans for the future, now employing 600 people and growing all the time.
We pride ourselves on building beautiful, quality, purpose-built one and two bedroom apartments in desirable locations across the UK for those looking for an independent lifestyle in later life. Developments are designed to take away all the hassle and fears that can be experienced by older people and provide security, peace of mind and independence.
We’ve won a host of awards; most recently we have been recognised by The Sunday Times as the 3rd best company to work for and became the first ever retirement living specialist to have been named overall ‘Housebuilder of the Year’ by the WhatHouse? Awards.
About the role
We’re looking for an experienced Surveyor to work alongside our expanding team in Byfleet, Surrey to oversee our developments in the Region.
With the support of the Commercial Manager, you’ll manage the entire financial cycle of two to three contracts, from the preparation of anticipated build costs through to the procurement, payment and final evaluation of subcontractors. You’ll also have supervisory and training responsibility for the Surveyor onsite.
It’s a great role for those who love autonomy and exposure, as you’ll have the opportunity to work with a variety of key internal stakeholders from the Land Team through to the Managing Director. You’ll also be working with our external contractors, suppliers and consultants; agreeing trading terms and contract negotiations.
There’ll be considerable financial work in most aspects of the role, with sole responsibility for producing a monthly forecast report for the Board, as well as the usual budget preparation, scheduling and estimates.
Hours of work are 9.00am - 5.30pm Monday to Thursday and 9.00am – 5.00pm on Friday.
You’ll make at least one visit to your sites per week and some additional overtime may be required to meet your targets.
You’ll have a background in Construction, with previous experience as a Surveyor, preferably in residential development.
You’ll hold the HNC or HND qualification and we’d prefer it if you were a member of a professional body RICS or MOICB. It goes without saying that you’ll be comfortable understanding architect drawings, specification documents and the relevant terminology. Previous experience of using COINS would be advantageous.
It’s important that you’re a commercially astute negotiator and have experience in measuring drawings, preparing bills of quantities and other standard surveying techniques. Comfortable working independently and collaboratively with a wide range of responsibility, you’ll have huge self motivation and the ability to prioritise your workload.
How you’ll be rewarded
·Annual holiday entitlement - 24 days minimum + Bank Holidays
·Company car provision or cash car alternative
·Group Personal Pension Plan
·Private Medical Insurance
·John Lewis vouchers - £200 to all expectant mums and dads
·Day off on your birthday
·Eye Care Reimbursement Scheme
·Land Introduction Bonus
If you want to be part of our success story send your CV and a covering letter quoting reference number SE1224.