The Surveying Department in an Operating Division is responsible for monitoring and controlling expenditure on all the company’s developments by controlling the “cost of sales”, as well as ensuring that all Group Commercial policies and procedures are adhered to within the company. The job holder is responsible for Procurement, Payments, Valuations and administration of Health and Safety procedures.

Responsible for: As appropriate – Assistant Surveyors, Commercial Assistants

Responsible to: Commercial Manager/Chief Quantity Surveyor/Commercial Director


Part time position

  • With assistance from Commercial Manager / Chief Quantity Surveyor, prepare subcontract Enquiry List for approval by Head of Commercial, Head of Construction and Head of Customer Services.

  • Prepare full enquiry pack, collating all tender information, ensuring fully compliant tender packs are issued.

  • Analyse tenders upon return to ensure compliant bids are received.

  • Prepare detailed breakdown of build cost included within land acquisition pack.

  • Prepare tender analysis comparing individual tenders against each other and against build cost within land acquisition pack.

  • Prepare tender authority sheet including recommendation to Commercial Lead for placing sub-contract order.

  • For new contractors, ensure they are SMAS approved.

  • Issue a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire to all new subcontractors and update where appropriately for existing subcontractors, as the questionnaire is only valid for 2 years.

  • Assemble Health and Safety Policies, Method Statements and Risk Assessments for all subcontractors for issue to the Construction Team.

  • Ensure all health and safety information has been reviewed by the Construction Department (and Health & Safety Manager where required) prior to placing Order.

  • Compile sub-contract Order, issue for contractor to sign and ensure Order is returned prior to work commencing, including mandatory signed documents Subcontract Order Terms and Conditions, Subcontract Customer Services Agreement, Modern Slavery Act and Contractors Health,  Safety and Environmental Rules

  • Attend pre-start meeting, handover completed procurement pack to site team.

  • Draft Customer Extras Sheet for Commercial Lead to agree with Sales Lead. Price agreed

  • customer extras list with final sub-contractors. Issue Customer Extras List at pre-start meeting.

Redrow Homes Lancashire

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