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Project / Senior Quantity Surveyor - Residential

  • Salary: £37000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + car, Bonus, pension, negotiable
  • Location: Lancashire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Housing & Build & Civils
  • Job reference: BBBH373895_1519674517

Job description

Project or Senior Quantity Surveyor - New Build Housing - £37,000 - £55,000 + excellent package and 20% bonus

My client

My client operates on a regional basis (North West area) delivering quality high spec houses from 2 - 5 beds delivering between 650 and 850 units a year.

They are one of the largest and most highly respected housebuilders in the UK. Over the course of their time in the construction housing market, they have built an excellent reputation for quality in everything they deliver.

This client have a fantastic reputation for quality and they have won a large number of awards. They ensure each employee reaches their full potential within their organisation and they deliver high-quality training programmes to everyone from entry-level trainees to experienced professionals.

The Role:

  • Running new build houses projects as the lead Quantity Surveyor.
  • Guarantee all specifications and programmes are complied with and that quality is not compromised.
  • Prime costs to include but not restricted to dwelling structures, site works, infrastructure and fees.
  • Support in monthly WIP and cash flow forecasting
  • Responsible for processing all Contractor, subcontractor and consultant orders and payments, variation orders and day works.
  • Be aware of all codes of practice and industry standards e.g. Building Regulations, NHBC requirements, HSE etc.
  • You will be required to create schedules and Bills of Quantities from drawings and specifications
  • Negotiate and place subcontract orders on a competitive tender basis
  • CVR's and reporting

The Candidate:

  • Must have worked on a new build housing project from inception to completion
  • Contracting house build experience
  • Good knowledge of Building Regulations,
  • A relevant degree in either Quantity Surveying or Commercial Manchester
  • The ideal candidate will have both HND and HNC qualifications
  • Experience in managing internal and external clients
  • IT literate
  • Working closely with the Commercial Manager the successful candidate will assist in the commercial function and reporting for projects within the region including sub-contract procurement, payments, valuations, benchmarking, WIP control and cash flow projection.

Ideal software experience


Microsoft packages including Site Stream and Navision Build IT if possible.

The Quantity Surveyor will also be responsible for monitoring build costs, reporting any savings and excesses as well as assist in the programming, monitoring and evaluation of Contractors.

Salary Details

£37,000 - £55,000 + excellent package and 20% bonus


34 Days holiday including bank holidays

Company car or allowance

Health care

Contributory Pension

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Alexandra Smith at AndersElite is a specialist civil engineering and building recruitment consultant.

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