Senior Quantity Surveyor

POSTED ON 24th February 2021


Senior Quantity Surveyor (Site Based)

Cairn Homes plc (“Cairn”) is committed to building high-quality, competitively-priced, sustainable new homes in great locations. Having delivered a successful IPO on the London Stock Exchange in June 2015, we also listed on Euronext Dublin in July 2017. Our objective is to be the leading Irish homebuilder by building and creating places and homes where people love to live.

Cairn has a clearly defined operating model which brings together our enabling and delivery functions based on efficient, mature and collaborative processes which are aligned to our people, structures and governance framework. We are also committed to developing our strong culture as a source of competitive advantage and providing a challenging and rewarding working environment for our team.  

At Cairn, the homeowner is at the very centre of the design process and we strive to provide an unparalleled customer service throughout each stage of the home-buying journey. A new Cairn home is thoughtfully designed and built to last with a focus on creating shared spaces and environments where communities prosper.

Cairn is well positioned to continue to expand our operations with a highly attractive, wholly owned land bank of c. 17,000 units across 35 residential development sites. We are active on 16 sites in the Greater Dublin Area which will deliver over 6,750 new homes with a number of new site commencements anticipated over the next 6-12 months.

Cairn plc. has a unique opportunity for a high calibre Senior Quantity Surveyor, to assist in the provision of quantity surveying services for post-contract duties on a fast moving large scale residential development. This role reports to the Project Manager and is site based.  We require an experienced, motivated team player with a keen commercial acumen who can contribute to the successful delivery of the project.

Our multiple projects scheduled to commence in the Greater Dublin area will offer ambitious team members the opportunity to assume new challenges and increase their scope of responsibilities.  Join our growing team and progress your career with Cairn Homes. 

 

Key responsibilities

Typically the candidate will be expected to undertake and assist with the following duties:

  • Managing subcontract packages and overseeing payments to subcontractors, suppliers and consultants along with normal QS duties
  • Experience of RC frame / apartment and residential building / commercial projects
  • House building residential experience is essential
  • Undertaking monthly internal valuations and production of monthly cost reports
  • Reporting on budgets and variations.
  • Maintaining subcontractor and supplier contractual details.

Tasks will be allocated to reflect increasing levels of development and experience.

 

The candidate;

  • 7-10+ yrs Post-Graduate experience in PQS or Contractors office.
  • An ability to achieve demanding time and quality targets.
  • Good IT skills with competency at Buildsoft, Cost-ex or equivalent, Microsoft Word and Excel
  • A willingness to attend training and to develop relevant knowledge, techniques and skills.
  • To have strong analytical skills and ability to present findings
  • To have good spoken and written communication skills
  • To be methodical, pay attention to detail and be accurate
  • To be good at working with people at all levels and willing to work in a team.
  • To be self-motivated with ability to work on own initiative
  • To be able to co-ordinate a number of different projects at the same time.
  • To be willing to accept responsibility for completing designated tasks.

To join our growing team, email your CV to careers@cairnhomes.com.

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