Ogilvie Homes

Senior Development Surveyor

Company benefits

  • Mon – Fri, 9am – 5pm
  • Early finish Friday (3:30pm)
  • Company vehicle provided
  • Access to Well-being Champions and Mental Health First Aiders
  • 32 days annual holiday entitlement
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Generous contributory personal Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme including 5 counselling sessions

The role

We have an opportunity for a Senior Development Surveyor to join our team in Stirling.
Reporting to the Commercial Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Preparation or supporting the preparation of land appraisals
  • Assisting in the design process to establish best site value
  • Assisting in the development of the design concept to achieve cost effective design solutions pursuant to site constraints
  • Advising on project cost ensuring integration of engineering, legal and servicing requirements
  • Preparation and presenting commencement budget to senior management for approval
  • Preparation and setting of trade budgets
  • Preparation, issue and return of tender packages in line with target dates
  • Arranging and chairing all pre-start meetings with contractors
  • Carrying out measurements from drawings and other sources for tendering, buying, budget setting and other purposes
  • Recommendation of payment schedule and posting of payments to accounting system by agreed dates
  • Preparing, presenting and negotiating payment claims with external clients to agreed dates.
  • Responsible for cost management and reporting on a monthly basis or when required.
  • Preparation of estimated final accounts and other required cost information
  • Liaise with site employees regularly and attend meetings as required
  • Negotiating and agreeing final accounts to be reported budgets and presenting these to relevant parties
  • Provision of cost analysis information on completed projects
  • Assist in the development of new house types including the research and development phase and provide cost advise and input.

About You

Are you:

  • Degree qualified in a commercial discipline?

Do you:

  • Have a membership of a relevant professional institution *Preferred
  • Have previous house building experience? *Preferred
  • Have sound knowledge of the construction process?