Quantity surveyor

Job Title: Quantity surveyor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greater Manchester, England
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: J894636_1521650372
Contact Name: Lauren Adamson
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 21, 2018 16:39

Job Description

Quantity Surveyor - Housing

Greater Manchester

£40,000 - £45,000 + Company Car /Car allowance

My client are Leading house building contractor and due to an increase in developments in the Greater Manchester 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.

My client are a well-established house builder based in the Greater Manchester area specialising in new build luxury homes. My client are looking for an experienced Quantity surveyor to join their team. This is a site based role and the successful candidate will oversee and look after two sites that are 15 minutes away from each other. Developments vary from 48 to 80 units.

You will be responsible for carrying out accurate build cost assessments of acquired land, maintain budget control throughout development and manage cost overruns within tolerance levels. You must have accurate costings and preparations of budgets for each aspect of the site developments. Preparing tenders and procure sub-contractors, goods and materials. 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