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Senior Quantity Surveyor (Housebuilding)

  • 65000 - 75000 +car allowance +22% bonus +flexible working
  • Residential Development
  • Surrey

Senior Quantity Surveyor – Residential Developer

Salary – Up to £70,000 plus package

Location: Surrey/Sussex


About the Company:

Our client began building homes over thirty years ago, and operate eight companies throughout the UK offering stunning new homes, apartments, conversions & individual homes, which combine traditional design features with contemporary home comforts. Generously proportioned and boasting light, bright living areas, these aspirational and award winning homes are the foundation of our client’s excellent reputation in the quality house building market.


About the Role:
Our client is currently looking for an experienced Quantity Surveyor, someone who has a solid permanent work background and who has experience working for a Developer or Main Contractor It is essential that you have knowledge of building processes covering residential projects

  • 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.
  • Be aware of all codes of practice that impact on surveying e.g. Building Regulations, NHBC requirements, HSE etc.
  • 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.
  • Input and maintain any computer based databases or systems.


Candidate Requirements:

  • Must have a minimum of roughly 7 years Quantity Surveying experience
  • Must have worked for a Developer, ideally a mainstream house builder
  • Must have residential build experience
  • Must be able to demonstrate job loyalty


About the Benefits and Reward:

  • The base package is up to £70,000 (depending on experience)
  • Car allowance / Company Car
  • Business Mileage
  • 22% bonus
  • Flexible working
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Healthcare


Contact: 01923 750 095 Danny – Cityscape