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Quantity Surveyor – Residential

  • Up to £65,000 plus package
  • Residential Development
  • Oxfordshire

About the company:

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a residential developer that puts quality at the forefront of their developments. Established for over 25 years, they currently develop circa 400 homes per annum and have an impressive land bank with plans to acquire more.  Developments normally range from around 20 – 60 units and have the business has a strong presence in the Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and South Midlands area.

Our client is both a private developer and a specialist design & build HA contractor who has had solid and uncompromised success over the last 5 years and is looking to continue this growth and development by adding to an already thriving team. They currently have a group turnover of circa £80 million and have a 2-year growth plan in place to increase this, my client boasts roughly 50 members of staff with projects covering all quadrants of the Midlands and the Northern Home Counties, ranging from a collection of large 4-bedroom family homes in Oxfordshire, to a block of apartments in the West Midlands.

About the opportunity:

My client is currently looking for an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor to join the existing Commercial team of 4. You will be expected to manage the full project cost control, from early stage sub-contract procurement to final accounts. Initially, taking on the commercial management of up to 2 live traditional projects across the midlands region totalling around 100 units. You will be expected to be self-sufficient and manage your own workload whilst also training and mentoring other lower level staff within the team.

Every employee down from the Directors to the Assistant staff work collaboratively as ‘one team’ and there is a real family-feel across the business. They have operated at a consistent level for many years and certainly value quality over quantity when considering new pieces of land and delivering new projects.

About the benefits and rewards:

A basic salary of up to £65k per annum plus bonus and company benefits.

About the requirements:

You must have at least 10 years Quantity Surveying experience with good knowledge of design and build and some timber frame residential projects. Some management/delegation experience would be preferable.