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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Cityscape Recruitment



£80000 - £90000/annum


Posted: 10/07/2024

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Senior Quantity Surveyor – Privately owned residential developer

Salary – Up to £85,000 (Depending on Experience) + Car Allowance, Pension, Private Medical Cover

Location: Essex

About the Company:

My client is a privately owned business and renowned residential developer delivering high-quality homes in a range of formats including traditional build housing developments to apartment blocks, listed restorations & conversations and large-scale regeneration schemes. They have a broad area of operation with developments running in Cambridgeshire, Essex, Surrey, Hertfordshire, Kent and the outer London boroughs.

About the Role:

My client is currently looking for an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor to join the Commercial team. The project is based around the London area. The commercial team will consist of an assistant and quantity surveyor you will be expected to be able to manage a variety of your own packages. This is a career enhancing project that will add real value to your CV and experience moving into more senior positions later on in your career.

Duties to include but not be limited to;

* Sub-contract tendering and procurement to meet required deadlines

* Provide a detailed prelims cost budget and share with Site Manager at the appropriate time.

* Payment of subcontractors, variation orders and settlement of final accounts.

* Monitoring and explaining cost movements.

* Manage the adoption process of public works.

* Take specifications and drawings from Construction handover and prepare suitable packages for tender.

* Analyse returned tender and recommend the most commercially viable contractor.

* Monitor and explain subcontractor cost movements.

* Responsible for subcontractor payments, variation orders and day works and settlement of final accounts.

* Undertake monthly cost reports and estimate future likely cost expenditure.

* Report on savings and excesses against budget costs to the Director.

* Forecast final accounts.

* Be aware of all codes of practice that impact on surveying e.g. Building Regulations, NHBC requirements, HSE etc.

* Monitor, reconcile and recharge any costs, which relate to shared cost items with either other businesses within the Group or external Companies.

* Attend pre start, specification and any other relevant concept meeting as required.

* Input and maintain any computer based databases or systems.

Candidate Requirements:

Ideally in a Senior Quantity Surveying position

Must have residential developer or main contractor experience

RC Frame project experience desirable

Qualified to HND level or higher with a valid CSCS card

Must be able to demonstrate job loyalty

About the Benefits and Reward:

Basic salary of up to £85,000 (depending on experience)

Company Car Allowance


Private medical cover

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