Lead Quantity Surveyor – Developer (High Spec)

Lead Quantity Surveyor – Developer (High Spec)

Salary – Up to £75k (Depending on Experience) + Package

Location: Ashford


About the Company:
Our client has established an enviable reputation for building the finest homes of outstanding quality in superior locations. Founded in the late 1970’s, they are now widely acknowledged as being one of the country’s leaders in luxury house building with respected accolades as recognition for our quality approach to building new homes. Our client places huge emphasis on design excellence using a combination of modern house design, traditional building practice and the use of only the finest materials, fixtures and fittings.


About the Role:


My client is currently looking to expand its Commercial team by adding an experienced Lead Quantity Surveyor to be based on their flagship site near Ashford. As a Lead Quantity Surveyor you will be expected to be able to manage the production of up to 300 units per year across on this 5000 unit garden village project. Typically projects vary with both RC frame construction and traditional build being used. This is the chance to join a well-established mid-sized developer where you will have the opportunity to progress quickly and work closely with the decision makers within the business.


  • 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 or Main Contractor
  • Must have residential build experience ideally within a high spec environment
  • Must be able to demonstrate job loyalty


About the Benefits and Reward:

  • Basic salary of up to £75,000 (depending on experience)
  • Company Car Allowance
  • Company benefits


Contact: 01923 750 095 / billy@cityscapeltd. co m

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