Vacancy details

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Reference W067/22
Location Yorkshire - Hybrid working in line with our WorkSmart policy
Salary £36,335 - £39,679
Contact Kim Rawson, Commercial Work – Capital Works on 07717306357
Notes Up to 37 Hours

Are you an experienced Quantity Surveyor, who is agile, accurate, organised, takes pride in their work, delivers high standards, and wants to use their skills to benefit WDH communities and the local area? If so, this role could be for you!

The Capital Works team are looking for someone to manage a team of Quantity Surveyors to ensure the delivery of WDH’s capital reinvestment programme by arranging the procurement and contract management activities for each construction project.

In this role you will ensure team members collate financial and operational performance monitoring information relating to the delivery of the capital reinvestment programme, and associated planned property maintenance projects, for reporting and governance purposes in accordance with set budgets and key performance indicators (KPI’s).

You will be expected to work across various work environments, including home, office, and construction sites to help and support the teams across the department and ensure services deliver value for money.

What we’re looking for:

  • a qualification at Level 5 of the Framework for Higher Education Qualification, such as a First Degree, Award, Certificate or Diploma at level 5 or equivalent;
  • experience in the management and monitoring of financial information associated to the delivery of planned property maintenance and/or capital reinvestment programmes;
  • experience in the management of procurement activities, with good communication and negotiation skills;
  • experience of working with construction related contracts such as JCT 2011, JCT 2016, etc; and
  • proven track record in a similar position in the construction sector, or Property Services department of a large Registered Provider(RP) or local authority.

Please see the Job description for further information about the role.

The post holder must hold a valid driving licence and have daily access to a vehicle to travel throughout the WDH`s operational areas.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Kim Rawson, Commercial Work – Capital Works on 07717306357.

This vacancy is open ended. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once sufficient suitable applications have been received. It is advisable to apply early to avoid disappointment as applications will be assessed on a regular basis.

As an employer WDH can offer you a great set of benefits which includes:

  • 25 days holiday (rising to 30 over 5 years service) and statutory bank holidays and Annual Leave Purchase Scheme;
  • a wide range of personal development opportunities;
  • a fantastic health and wellbeing package;
  • a very attractive pension scheme (15.7% employer contribution); and
  • "cycle to work" scheme and discounted shopping platform

Our WorkSmart approach gives you the opportunity to flex where and when you work, as long it fits in with your role and needs of our business.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all.

About us:

Since WDH was established in 2005, we have gone from strength to strength. We are now one of the UK’s largest social housing providers, with over 32,000 homes across the Wakefield district and our wider operating area across the north of England.

Our vision is to create confident communities. This is underpinned by our mission which is to inspire, transform and promote excellence and our values - to be creative, inclusive and work with integrity.

WDH is much more than bricks and mortar. We go the extra mile to deliver excellent customer services. We innovate, create and regenerate. To find out more, visit our about us page.