Quantity surveyor

Job Title: Quantity surveyor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Warrington, Cheshire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: J892865_1511354022
Contact Name: Lauren Adamson
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 22, 2017 12:33

Job Description

Quantity Surveyor


Negotiable salary + Company Car /Car allowance

My Client are Leading house building contractor and due to an increase in developments in the Northwest area they are looking for a Quantity surveyor to join their team. The purpose of the role is to provide effective commercial management and control of projects, and to administer these in line with the applicable contract terms/statutory legislation.

What will you be responsible for?

  • Carrying out accurate build cost assessments of acquired land; maintain budget control throughout development; and manage cost overruns within tolerance levels.
  • Accurate costing and preparation of budgets for each aspect of site development.
  • Analysing and reporting on costs and cash flow vs budget
  • Create systems and processes, allowing effective measurement of commercial performance
  • Undertaking accurate viability/feasibility studies to support decision-making in site acquisition and development.
  • Preparing tenders and procure sub-contractors, goods and materials
  • Evaluating and agreeing variations and instructions.
  • Liaising with site personnel and subcontractors in order to maximise productivity.
  • Using a payments system for the payment of sub-contractors and the supply of goods and materials in line with Group policy and procedures.
  • Provide financial information to the team as required to assist in financial planning
  • Promoting and acting in accordance with Group values, systems, policies and procedures.
  • Provide accurate, real time, monthly reports (Cost Value Reconciliations) and final outcome forecast

The role will be varied and deadline driven, so excellent prioritisation and organisational skills are essential. The ideal candidate will have a successful track record within the house building industry and it is essential that you are a confident communicator, proficient with Microsoft packages, with ideally experience in a similar role/environment.

To apply please email your CV to or contact me on 0151 737 5560