Senior Quantity Surveyor

£65k - 75k per year
13 Jul 2018
10 Aug 2018
Chris Grimes
Job Type

Senior Quantity Surveyor


up to £75,000 + Package 

An excellent permanent job opportunity has arisen for a Senior Quantity Surveyor with a leading national housing developer based in Kent. Due to increased work load this organisation are looking to grow their already established and smooth running commercial team with a Senior Quantity Surveyor that has proven experience of working high volume developments. This organisation delivers a very high quality product and are extremely well-respected in their area and sector. 

Key Duties: 

The identification & procurement of suitable sub-contractors.

Using the appropriate tender documentation effectively and efficiently procure tenders, negotiate and let subcontracts within required timescales, ensuring compliance to policies and procedures including the Protection Manual, Quality Manual, and Trade Conditions.

The negotiation & letting of subcontracts within required timescales.

Management of the financial aspects of the development.

Reviewing and forecasting the latest cost estimates and reporting including monthly cost reviews.

Attend relevant site meetings alongside Senior Leadership teams.

Manage the payment of subcontractors, measured work and variations are paid in a timely manner.

Looking at VE options and alternatives to make suitable cost savings and value.

Supporting the Production Director as and when required.

The specification of materials and plant in accordance with the Group Agreements. 

Experience Required: 

Strong Quantity Surveying experience in the housebuilding sector or high end residential contracting 
Demonstrates strong attention to detail and produces accurate work

Commercially aware with analytical & proactive approach towards problem solving

Strong ability to negotiate and influence

Excellent communication skills, verbally and written

Pragmatic; able to assess situations by considering the benefits and risks for all parties

Confident in managing suppliers whilst negotiating and agreeing contracts

Team management skills; leads by example, considering team strengths and areas for improvement

Builds strong working relationships

Performance management of your team and suppliers

Thrives in a fast-paced environment

Sound knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

CSCS card

Degree or other technical qualification

RICS qualification.

Experience over qualifications will be considered 

To find out more about this role call Chris Grimes on 02382 025 900 or E:

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