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Quantity Surveyor

  • 50000 - 60000
  • Residential Development
  • London

Large Scale Residential QS – Residential Developer

Salary – Up to £60,000 (Depending on Experience) + Car Allowance, Pension, Health

Location: London


About the Company:

Our client is leading housing developer, responsible for a number of well-known landmark developments in the south east of England. From highly complex developments, that combine residential, retail and leisure facilities, to key worker apartments or the more traditional rural communities – our client continues to provide quality, style and sustainability.


About the Role:

This is an opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor looking for a new opportunity on an amazing, large scale, high specification residential development in the South of London.  The phase has just initiated for the internal fit out (including M&E) and my client is looking to bring a rising QS into the project who can throw themselves into this 3.5 year build with the opportunity to climb the ranks whilst working towards completing this fantastic high spec residential tower.

  • Sub-contract tendering and procurement to meet required deadlines
  • Provide a detailed prelims cost budget and share with Site Manager at the appropriate time.
  • Payment of subcontractors, variation orders and settlement of final accounts.
  • Monitoring and explaining cost movements.
  • Manage the adoption process of public works.
  • Take specifications and drawings from Construction handover and prepare suitable packages for tender.
  • Analyse returned tender and recommend the most commercially viable contractor.
  • Monitor and explain subcontractor cost movements.
  • Responsible for subcontractor payments, variation orders and day works and settlement of final accounts.
  • Undertake monthly cost reports and estimate future likely cost expenditure.
  • Report on savings and excesses against budget costs to the Director.
  • Forecast final accounts.
  • Monitor, reconcile and recharge any costs, which relate to shared cost items with either other businesses within the Group or external Companies.
  • Attend pre start, specification and any other relevant concept meeting as required.


Candidate Requirements:

  • Must have at least 3+ years post graduate Quantity Surveying experience
  • Must have residential new build experience
  • Must be degree educated in Quantity Surveying or similar
  • Must have worked for a Developer or Main Contractor


About the Benefits and Reward:

  • The base package is up to £60,000
  • Company car allowance
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Healthcare & Life Assurance

Contact: Danny @ Cityscape