Wates

  • Central London / West End
Within the group, Wates Smartspace delivers high quality fit-out and refurbishment services for our multinational customers across all corners of the UK, creating attractive, efficient and profitable spaces that support our clients’ business strategies. Our highly skilled teams have a wealth of experience and a robust track record in undertaking a range of services from minor refresh works and conversions to full developer shell fit-outs and complex refurbishment projects.



We are experts in delivering fast-track programmes within live environments, without compromising on quality or safety.



We have an opportunity for a Site Surveyor to join our established Smartspace division. The key focus for the role will be to take accountability for the development and implementation of all pre and post contract strategies, commercial functions and contract reporting on delegated projects and or works packages.



Key Accountabilities include:




Ensure the commercial function within the business unit effectively supports the operational teams in the implementation of H & S policies
Regularly reviews and provides guidance and challenge on strategic project and business unit objectives
Ensure the delivery of high quality commercial reports to the client on time.
Issuing of tender enquiries and package reconciliation
Regular reviews group CR policies and ensure project teams are updated
Agree external valuations/ cash flow to maximise project value
Produce main and subcontract final accounts with Surveying Manager
Regular review of subcontract safety audits prior to payment authorisation
Ensure sub contract documentation is SHE Group policy compliant




To be successful in the role you will already have the commercial skills to maximise value recovery, cost control and cash management along with the ability to use / understand financial reports and final accounts



Alongside this you will be a confident communicator, able to demonstrate the ability to form and develop relationships with client, PQS, design team and supply chain.



A bit about us:



Wates is one of the largest and most successful family-owned private construction, development and property services companies in the UK. Our vision is to become the most trusted partner in the built environment with an ambition to become a £2bn turnover business.



As a progressive and rewarding business we offer our people the opportunity to grow their careers whilst working together to deliver the promises we make to our customers.



Our company values of integrity, intelligence, performance, teamwork and respect for people, communities and the environment run through our business at every level and are at the heart of everything we do.



The wellbeing and safety of our people is our priority, therefore creating a zero harm culture and encouraging a healthy work-life balance is important to us. Wates Group are a responsible and inclusive employer and are proud to have been recognised for this through accolades including C2E (Committed to Equality) and Investors in People (Gold).


We value each employee as an individual and offer flexible and competitive packages to support that.