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Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Leeds, Leeds, England
  • Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car package, bonus and pension per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 10 days ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Paul Wilkinson
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 10 October 2021
  • Job Ref: 393880PWI_1631286468

My clients are looking to appoint a Senior Quantity Surveyor on a permanent basis. My clients are a 5-star housebuilder with an excellent reputation in the market and big plans for expansion in the next 12-18 months.

Principal accountabilities of the role include:

  • Produce draft budgets and site start budgets for each site allocated to the Senior 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
  • 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 with material buying when required.
  • Assist the Estimator and / or Commercial Manager with take-offs for land appraisals when required

Experience, Qualifications, and skills

  • Experience of working as a Senior Quantity Surveyor or Quantity Surveyor with a residential house builder.
  • HND/HNC Building Studies
  • Current CSCS card or equivalent is desirable
  • Strong communication and listening 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
  • Good administration skills

Package and benefits

  • Excellent basic salary
  • Company car / car allowance
  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Flexible working

For more information on this role please contact Paul Wilkinson on the number supplied or via email on

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