Sector: Housing

Location: Durham

Remuneration: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum

Job Reference: MD77348

An opportunity to join one of the UK’s largest house builders within their regions commercial/technical department. 

One of the largest, well-established and respected housing contractor specialising in new build private housing across the UK.

Reporting to the Commercial Director, the successful candidate will have responsibility for the pre-commence, land viabilities and feasibility studies of a number of proposed, new build housing sites across the North East.

Typical duties may include:

Prepare initial viabilities for all land bids for sign off by the Director.
Liaise with Land Department over current and future development opportunities.
Prepare viability estimates of all construction costs, including all site abnormals, professional fees, site management costs and preliminaries. Input of all development costs into appraisal /viabilities. Support 'value engineering' exercises at appraisal/pre-start stage.
Obtain specialist quotations such as demolition and the like required for removing the risk from land viabilities.
Where full viabilities are required, ensure they comply with the provisions set out within the Group Guidelines on Viabilities, Budgets and Valuations.
Assist the Commercial Manager with the preparation of pre-budget costs for sites.
Assist with review of Site Budget and Analysis of Variance reports that are required for issue of site budgets in accordance with Group Guidelines on Viabilities, Budgets and Valuations.
Provide guidance to Surveyors as required at handover stage of project.
Collate and submit statistical analysis as required.

Experience Required
Ideally experienced in a similar role as an Estimator with a housing developer.
An experienced Quantity/Chief Surveyor who has previous experience of pre-commencement, land viabilities etc. as listed above.

Salary up to £50,000 to £55,000 per annum based upon relevant experience. Car allowance, bonus and pension scheme.

This is a permanent position and Corepeople Recruitment Limited will be acting as an employment agency for permanent recruitment on behalf of our client.

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