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Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: £80k - 85k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 14 days ago

  • Sector: Residential, Construction
  • Contact: Sylwia Stypa
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0113 242 0303
  • Expiry Date: 25 August 2022
  • Job Ref: 397511SST

Senior Quantity Surveyor required for well known a Tier 1 developer who have been established in and around London and Birmingham for many years. In the marketplace they have one of the best names in the construction industry.

They have a fantastic reputation as a responsible and professional high-end mixed-use developer with large scope for progression.

The successful candidate will be working closely with head of commercial and will be helping to manage commercial team to facilitate the cost-effective delivery and completion of developments.

Key Responsibilities

• Managing cash flows / budgets and all financial information as per the companies’ policies and processes
• Ensuring group policies and processes are followed and reported fully on all build-related expenditure
• Management of the working partnerships with Housing Associations, third party providers and sub-contractors to ensure that all contractual terms are met and ensure that all orders are placed
• Collaborate with departments across the business to improve cost effectiveness and ensure timely delivery of projects whilst providing cost advice on any aspect of the build as and when required
• A key part of determining and agreeing site start programmes and timescales
• Authorising and committing expenditure on the internal system
• Monitor, reconcile and recharge any costs which relate to shared cost items with other internal teams and offices as well as external companies.
• Producing key status reports and updates on all KPIs relating to the Commercial function
• Interim valuations and final accounts
• Liaising with clients
• Final accounts
• Producing a monthly cost summary for each site, reconciling against the Company Cost File
• Applications/ valuations
• Identifying, pricing and agreeing variations in a timely manner
• The job holder is responsible for Procurement, Payments, Valuations and administration of Health and Safety procedures

Experience, Qualifications, and skills

• Experience of working as a Senior Quantity Surveyor or Quantity Surveyor on a RC Framed projects
• BSc Quantity Surveying Degree
• Experience working on RC Frame developments for Developer is desirable
• 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
• Committed to diversity and inclusion
• Able to lead and motivate a team


• £80,000- £85,000 (depending on experience) plus package

Previous experience working on RC Framed project is vital; preferably for a developer but we will consider main contractors as well.
You will need to have minimum 10 year’s industry experience in Surveying and Commercial Management.

To hear more about this role please apply via the link or contact Sylwia Stypa by sending you up-to-date CV at