Senior Quantity Surveyor


£60,000 to £70,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits

Essex based Housing Developer



About the Company


Our client is a responsible developer of new homes and communities.  They are also specialists in regeneration and design and build contracting. Their vision is to generate attractive returns by creating outstanding places for people to live, work and enjoy. The Company, which was incorporated in the late 50’s, it has a reputation for sound governance and good management practices. The company’s solid craftsmanship, excellent build quality and careful attention to the local environment have resulted in its success to date and indeed, for the future.


About the Role


The company is looking for a capable Senior Quantity Surveyor to assist in running commercial responsibilities. You will be primarily operating within the residential sector for both private and local authority for refurbishment and new build projects of up to 250 residential units. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced professional with over 4 years proven background in a senior level commercial position, to manage a high profile project. Your role will include management of the juniors on the Surveying team, profit & loss reporting, reporting into the accounts division, full responsibility for all procurement, risk management. The role would ideally suit someone with a proven track record in similar sectors of industry. You will be responsible for maintaining established profit margins, improve wherever possible the company’s profits and ensure that all commercial project team members work in line with this. The appointment is a very important role within the business and consequently will bring with it extensive responsibilities increasing as status within the company increases.




Candidates will have prior experience as a Quantity Surveyor or Senior Quantity Surveyor where they have been influential across the business overseeing major decisions and responsible for business streams. Candidates can be a traditional contracting background having worked for reputable main contractors or a house builder and have specific residential sector experience working on both new build and large residential schemes. They should be PC literate on Microsoft software, Microsoft project or Power Project and possess strategic thinking and planning. Candidates should be a Team Player, but able to lead from the front and take charge of specific tasks across all disciplines to maintain progress and success. They will have excellent written skills and be an excellent and clear communicator. A priority is the ability to work under pressure, keep a sense of priority and keep the team under control.


About the Benefits


In return for your hard work and commitment, our client can offer an excellent remuneration package including, a competitive basic salary between £60,000 to £70,000 plus car allowance, discretionary performance related bonus scheme, Pension scheme and health cover.




01923 750095


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