Westfield Surveying Services Limited

Ken started in 1978 as an Apprentice Quantity Surveyor assisting with all Quantity Surveying requirements.
Progressing through to Chartered status in 1985, which saw him progressing through to Senior Quantity Surveyor along with Technical and Commercial Management positions; through to Technical and Commercial Director positions.
Latterly opening his own business, Westfield Surveying Services, allowing him the opportunity to utilise his vast knowledge and abilities gained over the years.

 

Director / Owner  -  Westfield Surveying Services

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Commercial Director - Robertson Homes Ltd    Responsibility included:  Supervision and Control of the team of Quantity Surveyors and Buyers. Co-ordinating the flow of all Architectural and Engineering Design Information. Preparation of Project Budgets and monthly monitoring of expenditure against Budget. Purchasing materials, tendering and placing of Sub-Contract Orders. Preparation and presentation of Land Viability Exercises. Resolving all financial and contractual disputes, monitoring Key Performance Indicators for all Suppliers and Sub-Contractors.

Technical Manager  - Bellway Homes (West) Scotland   Responsibility included:  Supervision and Control of full Technical team which included Surveyors, Architects, Engineer, Buyer and Administration staff. Overall responsibility for co-ordinating the flow of Design and Cost Information. Obtaining all necessary Statutory Consents and Approvals. Preparation of Project Budgets and monthly monitoring of expenditure against Budget. Purchasing materials, tendering and placing of Sub-contract Orders. With specific responsibility for preparation of Land Viability Exercises.

Commercial Director - Manor Kingdom Homes Ltd   Responsibility included: Supervision and Control of all functions relating to Surveying, Buying, Architecture and Engineering.

Managing Director -  Nethan Valley Homes Ltd   Responsibility included: Management and Control of Timber Frame Manufacturing Company.

Technical Director - McLean Homes (West) Scotland Ltd  Responsibility included: Supervision and control of Technical department providing Surveying and Buying Function for turnover of around £30 million.

Commercial Manager (Scotland) - Sulzer Infra UK Ltd   Responsibility included: Management and co-ordination of all Surveying and Commercial matters.

Senior Quantity Surveyor - Norwest Holst (Scotland) Ltd   Responsibility included: Preparation of Project Budgets and monitoring of Expenditure against Budget. Negotiations, preparations of documentation for Sub-Contractors and supervision/management of Quantity Surveyors.

Chartered Quantity Surveyor - R.M.Neilson Partnership   Responsibility included: Preparation and submission of Feasibility Studies including calculation of indicative costs for proposed construction works. Bills of Quantities for Building and Civil Engineering work. Tender reports, on-site remeasurement of all trades works. Cost reports and Agreement of Final accounts.

Quantity Surveyor - Towler and Hyslop  Responsibility included: Preparation of Bills of Quantities for Building works. Calculation of Interim Valuations.

Apprentice Quantity Surveyor - D.I. Burchell & Partners  Responsibility included: Assisting in the preparation of Bills of Quantities for Building works. Calculation of Interim Valuations for the purposes of Interim Payment and on site re-measurement of all trades works.