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Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Salford
  • Salary: £35k - 50k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 2 months ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Leon Moulton
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 641 6175
  • Expiry Date: 05 December 2022
  • Job Ref: 398715LMO

Quantity Surveyor – Social Housing – Manchester - up to £50k.

My client are a leading provider of regeneration services in the UK - covering everything from community regeneration and refurbishment to repairs, and housing development.
They are passionate about creating vibrant and sustainable communities and making a real difference to peoples lives.
Working with local authorities and private sector funders they deliver thousands of homes every year

This is a Permanent role working 37.5hrs per week working on a social housing development, predominantly office based. the role will include Quantity Surveying duties including responsive repairs, void refurbishments, compliancy services and planned maintenance works

• Control all expenditure
• Reconcile cost/value reports and profit forecasts
• To assist the Contract Manager with pre-start planning and programming
• Sub-contract procurement and commercial management
• Management and control of sub-contract accounts and variation accounts
• Change management control
• Assisting and liaising with the buyers on materials procurement and buying opportunities
• To manage the day to day cost control
• Assist the Contract Manager with subcontractor selection and ensure the chosen subcontractor has the appropriate skill set and capability to deliver the works.
• Liaise with the Contract Manager over contractual issues and take action as required
• Measure progress, submit valuations, submit final accounts and retention release and monitor receipt of payment in a timely manner in accordance with the contracts
• Process subcontractor requests for payment
• Completing a monthly cost / valuation report and cash flow for the designated projects
• Sufficiently manage the financial aspects of the project to ensure the correct safety equipment is used at all times
• Assisting the development and training of trainee and assistant surveyors
• Maintain and develop professional relationships with the Client, to help future business development

• Industry experience in the role of a Quantity Surveyor
• Degree in Quantity Surveying or relevant subject
• Experience of social housing, including responsive repairs, void refurbishments, compliancy services and planned maintenance works
• IT skills – MS Office, Excel, Project, Word etc
• Excellent Time Management
• Ability to work under pressure
• Prepared to work within various geographical areas

Up to £50k Depending on experience
Car allowance,
5% bonus,
25 days holidays plus public holidays
Life Cover equivalent to 2 times annual salary
24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app
Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers
Gym membership discounts