Land/Development Quantity Surveyor

Job description


Land/Development Quantity Surveyor

Dandara was established in 1988 from the desire to provide innovative homes and commercial properties, which would offer real value for money without compromising on design, durability or quality.Today Dandara is one of the UK’s largest independent property development companies, with over 10,000 happy customers and more than 100 industry awards for design and quality – and it’s all thanks to the vision and passion of our dedicated team.

We have an exciting new role in our Aberdeen office working closely with the Commercial and Managing Director on the feasibility side of commercials. Working on costing and estimating detailed land appraisals this role will be very interesting for someone who enjoys this side of commercial management.

Key tasks & responsibilities

  • Collating information for Build Contracts (Main Contract/SPV)
  • Monthly/Quarterly draw downs
  • Provide information for Banks Valuation Surveyor
  • Arrange new job numbers using COINS and set up plot numbers
  • Commit Orders and variations on COINS
  • Code and approve sales and overhead invoices and ensuring correct cost coding of project costs.
  • Liase with Land and Sales teams on Land appraisals
  • Work with Sales on income forecasts, price lists, sales settlements and authority letters

About you

You will be a driven individual, experienced as a quantity surveyor and with a working knowledge of JCT forms of contract and have proven cost management and project administration abilities on your own projects. To be successful, you will be a team player, self-motivated and able to work using his/her own initiative. Experience of MS Excel and Word is essential.

Qualifications & training

Ideally you will have residential and/or commercial project experience. Relevant industry qualifications would be beneficial.