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Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Gloucestershire
  • Salary: £65k - 70k per year + car package, bonus and pension
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Residential
  • Contact: Paul Wilkinson
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 832 7577
  • Expiry Date: 09 June 2023
  • Job Ref: 401716PWI

My client is looking to appoint a Senior Quantity Surveyor for one of their flagship sites in Stratford upon Avon. My clients are a HBF 5 star house builder who have grown their reputation over the years of building quality family homes.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the commercial management of the delivery of new housing projects to the highest standard.

Key Accountabilities

  • Reporting directly to the Commercial Manager;
  • Working closely with Contracts Manager, Project/Site Managers, Technical Manager, Sales Manager and Customer Care Manager;
  • Advising on a range of legal and contractual issues;
  • Manage sub-contractor accounts including ensuring that payments are timely and correct and any other commercial issues are resolved;
  • Apply change control procedure;
  • Produce monthly CVR reports to monitor and control project finances below the construction budget;
  • Prepare and maintain procurement schedules;
  • Reviewing sub-contractor queries and general sub-contact administration;
  • Prepare, monitor and control risk and opportunity schedule;
  • Ensure that the site is insured;
  • Oversee QS’s and Assistant QS’s; including training plans and appraisals;
  • Working on wider St. Modwen projects as and when required;
  • Ensure work packages are procured, managed and financially controlled in a timely manner to meet construction programme;
  • Monitor objectives of direct reports;
  • Ensure direct reports follow correct procedures;
  • Assist the Commercial Manager with relevant duties including preparation of financial reports for main board meetings;
  • Manage Sales Extras procedures;
  • Finalise and issue monthly cashflows.
  • As part of the effective delivery of our Performance Development framework, provide coaching and regular feedback to maximise performance delivery and development, encouraging collaboration and empowerment
  • Ensure effective communication that enables engagement and enablement
  • Maintain knowledge and adhere to relevant Group Policies and Procedures, Legislation and Regulations
  • Develop and ensure safe working practices

Experience, Skills and Knowledge

  • Methodical way of thinking;
  • Good knowledge of construction;
  • Excellent problem-solving skills;
  • Knowledge and experience of cost control, procurement and commercial aspects of construction/house building;
  • Good financial and numeracy management skills;
  • Excellent communication and negotiating skills;
  • Ability to process complex information and assess requirements readily;
  • Experience using COINS operating system;
  • Conscientious and diligent work ethic;
  • Organised, enthusiastic with a positive attitude;
  • A team player;
  • Must hold a full Driving Licence; valid to drive in the UK;
  • Must hold a relevant CSCS card;
  • Main Contractor or Developer experience

Package and Benefits

  • Excellent basic salary
  • Company car / car allowance
  • Bonus
  • Pension

This is a superb opportunity to join a market leading developer with an excellent reputation in the market place. For more information call the number provided or send an up to date CV to