Senior Quantity Surveyor

Job Title: Senior Quantity Surveyor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cheshire, England
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: J900607_1558710085
Contact Name: Lauren Adamson
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 24, 2019 16:01

Job Description

Senior Quantity Surveyor - Housing

Permanent - Cheshire

Salary - £55,000 + Company car allowance and bonus schemes.

My client is a multi-award winning housing developer that are expanding rapidly in the North West. Due to an increase in projects they are looking for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join their team on a permanent basis. My client specialise in building new family homes with one of the best reputations in the industry for excellence and quality. This is a great opportunity for a well experienced Quantity surveyor looking for the step up to a more senior level.

My client are currently looking for an individual with exceptional communication and negotiation skills, customer focus and Business & Commercial Acumen. Working closely with the Commercial Manager you will be part of a dynamic team responsible for all procurement. My client currently have 10-15 sites based within the Merseyside, Manchester and Cheshire area, varying from 50- 300 units. The successful candidate will be fully responsible for the commercial reporting of projects within the region including benchmarking, land viabilities, tender recommendations, WIP, cash flows, valuations and final accounts.

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. Working as part of a successful team, this business can offer ambitious candidates the opportunities to further develop their career and push on for promotions.

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

This is an excellent opportunity to join an exciting and busy contractor, the projects are fast paced and delivered with a real enthusiasm in site delivery. For the right candidate the company can offer a clear progression path for career development.

If you are interested in this position, then please apply now by sending your CV to and if you require any more information or call Lauren on 0151-737-5560

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