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Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Stafford
  • Salary: £50k - 55k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 24 days ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Sylwia Stypa
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0113 242 0303
  • Expiry Date: 02 June 2022
  • Job Ref: 396727SST

My client is looking for a Quantity Surveyor with previous experience in new build housing. My client is a multidisciplined construction contractor with an excellent reputation in the market and big plans for expansion in the next 12-18 months.

The role of Quantity Surveyor is responsible for managing the commercial aspects of each development. This includes managing the costs for each site and ensuring that targets are met by managing and controlling the budgets and valuations.

Principal accountabilities of the role include:

Produce draft budgets and site start budgets for each site allocated to the Quantity Surveyor.
Produce quarterly valuations and complete material ‘cost to complete’ exercises for each site
Produce sub-contract payments and final accounts, ensuring that the sub-contractor has signed these off.
Produce sub-contract orders, ensuring they are authorised by the authorised representative, together with all necessary documentation.
Complete on-site measurements and assess payments to contractors.
Attend and contribute to various meetings, such as pre-order meetings, quarterly valuation meetings and project review meetings with senior management, construction team as well as external contractors.
Manage all sub-contract orders on site, meeting sub-contractors as and when required.
Maintain trade specifications.
Price customer extras and liaise with sales department as necessary.
Manage Professional Fees Budget.
Assist the Estimator and / or Commercial Manager with take-offs for land appraisals when required.
Control all expenditure.
Maintain and develop professional relationships with the Client, to help future business development.
Process subcontractor requests for payment.
Experience, Qualifications, and skills

Experience of working as a Quantity Surveyor with a residential house builder.
Post graduate experience within a surveying position reporting to either a senior surveyor or a commercial manager.
HND/HNC Building Studies.
To hold or be pursuing a degree in Quantity Surveying.
Current CSCS card or equivalent is desirable.
Strong communication, listening and influencing skills, with good negotiation skills.
Highly motivated to deliver quality developments.
Ability to work on own as well as part of a team.
Excellent attention to detail and demonstrates ability to meet deadlines.
IT literate and the ability to adapt to new systems (MS Office, Excel, Project, Word etc).
Good administration skills.
Committed to diversity and inclusion.
Package and benefits

Excellent basic salary
Company car / car allowance
25 days holidays, plus bank holiday
Monday to Friday work
Life Cover equivalent to x 2 times annual salary
Pension Scheme
24/7 Employee Assistance Program
Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers
Gym membership discounts
Cycle to work scheme
Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programmes
For more information on this role please contact Sylwia Stypa on the number supplied or via email on