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Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: England
  • Salary: £45k - 55k per year + car, pension, negotiable per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 15 days ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Alex Smith
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 832 7577
  • Expiry Date: 24 November 2021
  • Job Ref: 393964ASM

Senior Quantity Surveyor - Cumbria - Spec house building, residential - Up to £55,000 + package

The client

My client is an extremely well-established housing developer who are looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to produce, manage and forecast build costs for allotted sites.

As the Quantity Surveyor, you will report to the Commercial Manager, your role will be to procure all necessary subcontract trades whilst managing the payment process and subsequent contractual obligations.


Production of site start budgets, prior to commencement of Superstructure House build.
Procure all subcontract trades involving other key members of the team ensuring best value is obtained and all subcontractor prequalification criteria has been supplied.
Manage the payment process for subcontractors and help the other members of the payments team to ensure payments are made in accordance with the agreed payment terms.
Evaluate and if appropriate, approve payments of dayworks and applications for both labours only subcontractors.
In accordance with the prescribed timetable review and agree monthly site valuations (including cost) to complete assessments using the approved system.
Attendance at management team and department meetings at various locations which may be outside of the usual workplace.
In conjunction with the Build Manager, host regular meetings with subcontractors to review performance.
Management of agreed performance indicators including regular updates to the Commercial Director.
The candidate:

In depth knowledge and experience within the Quantity Surveying field within a high-volume housebuilding company
A good understanding of all aspects of surveying and contractual procedures
Understanding of the financial implications of the methods and sequences of build
In-depth knowledge of the construction industry
Good knowledge of commercial and financial management systems and controls
Strong personal organisational skills
Ability to work in isolation but also as part of a team within a growing business
Computer literacy especially in Microsoft Excel
Salary and Package:

Generous holiday entitlement of 26 days per annum + bank holidays
Salary up to £55,000 dependant on experience
Company car / car allowance
Discretionary Bonus Scheme
Holiday Buy Back Scheme
Pension Scheme
Private Medical Insurance Scheme
Life Assurance Scheme
To register your interest in this excellent career opportunity, please submit your most recent CV to myself or call me if you have any questions on 07980 006 436 for a confidential discussion if you want to apply please send your cv to