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Senior Quantity Sureveyor

  • Salary: Up to £55000.00 per annum
  • Location: Warrington, Cheshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Surveying
  • Job reference: BBBH384764

Job description

Senior Quantity Surveyor

New Build Housing

£58,000 + excellent package and 20% bonus

North West

My client

My client is a multi award winning national developer providing quality 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

Vet all Health and Safety and ensure all relevant documents are obtained and passed to the correct members of the site teams.

Calculate the prime costs and compile budgets for developments,

Reporting any movements in the costs since the preparation of the land purchase exercise.

Liaise with site managers and manage day work claims and orders on site.

Site based role with office visits.

Be aware of all codes of practice and building regulations and industry standards

Monitor, reconcile and recharge any costs

North West projects

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

£58,000 + excellent package and 20% bonus


25 Days holiday including bank holidays

Company car or allowance

Health care

Contributory Pension

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