These are the people that cost projects accurately, negotiate best prices for materials and oversee contracts with suppliers and sub-contractors.

If you’re looking for a role that will stretch you, join a company that’s challenging every aspect of housebuilding. Barratt London are designing energy-efficient homes, innovating across a huge range of urban and rural sites, and delivering the highest quality for the most attractive price.

It calls for a commercial and imaginative mind: for people who can cost projects accurately, negotiate best prices for materials, and oversee contracts with suppliers and sub-contractors. It will give you the professional challenges you’re looking for.

Typical roles: Commercial Manager, Senior Surveyor, Surveyor/Quantity Surveyor, Assistant/Trainee Surveyor, Buyer

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At Barratt, we recognise that flexible working can provide many benefits, both for us as an employer and for our employees.  If you’re returning to work or are seeking a more flexible working arrangement then please contact us, we’re happy to talk flexible working, call us on 0207 620 6900.

Typical personal characteristics

  • Highly numerate, able to gather, interpret and present data to facilitate preparation of budgets and subsequent valuations.
  • Strong IT skills, knowledge of computer systems within the commercial environment, i.e. payment and valuation software.
  • Experience of managing budgets/cost control.
  • Articulate, clear and credible, and able to thrive under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to contribute towards the resolution of disputes, problems and cost issues.
  • Good interpersonal and team management skills, able to motivate and coach if necessary.

Barratt London offer all their people within technical, commercial and land areas access to learning and development, which are delivered through masterclasses focusing on functional skills, eLearning modules which raise or increase knowledge, and core skills programmes which develop your interpersonal skills. You have the option to undertake qualifications linked to your area of expertise.


At Barratt London we understand that working traditional hours can be a barrier to returning to work or achieving the right balance. If you are seeking more flexibility or part time hours, we are happy to talk flexible working.

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