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Quantity Surveyor- Kent

2 May | 2023

Job Ref: Commercial | Residential

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor - Residential Development

Location: Swanley, Kent

Working Hours: Full-time, 9:00 am to 5:30 pm


Our client is one of the UK’s leading independent home builders, who are based in Kent, and they are currently seeking a Quantity Surveyor to join their team. They are currently building more than 500 homes a year in the UK, and offer an impressive portfolio of apartments, mews and townhouse residences as well as spacious semi-detached and detached homes.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the cost of traditional build residential development projects, ensuring that they are completed within budget and to the highest standards of quality.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and submit accurate project cost estimates
  • Monitor project costs and manage budgets
  • Identify and mitigate project risks
  • Prepare and issue contract documentation
  • Manage subcontractor accounts and payments
  • Prepare and present project cost reports to senior management
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant regulations and legislation
  • Liaise with clients, contractors, and other stakeholders as necessary

Key Requirements:

  • Previous experience in a similar role, ideally within residential development
  • A degree or equivalent qualification in Quantity Surveying or a related field
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Familiarity with construction contracts and relevant legislation
  • Good IT skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office and project management software
  • Must be based in the Kent area
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