Senior Quantity Surveyor

8 Feb | 2021

Job Ref: Senior Appointments | Residential

In line with continuing expansion, one of the UK’s leading residential developers is looking to strengthen the commercial team in their Hertfordshire based office with the appointment of a Senior Quantity Surveyor.


The successful candidate will oversee the pre-construction of each project which will include going out to tender where you will try and find the best value for the business and making sure what they quote is deliverable. During the build of each phase you will be expected to control the flow of money in and out of the developments making sure that the costs do not exceed the planned budget. You will be responsible for the payments to all Sub contractors/subbies making sure that all work is done to a high standard and on time.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Prepare budget cost plans to support site appraisals
  • Prepare and tender material schedules
  • Establish and maintain key supplier relationships, procure, tender and appoint sub-contractor packages
  • Manage and resolve sub-contractor variations and negotiate final accounts
  • Produce financial performance review summaries and will need to have a demonstrable track record of taking ownership of residential developments and display a good all round commercial awareness.
  • To prepare detailed and accurate build budgets to enable the financial control of the development.
  • To assist in the formulation, development and implementation of build-cost systems and procedures.

Candidates should have 5 years’ experience in at least an intermediate Quantity Surveyor role with a UK based residential developer working on large scale, residential developments. This role would be particularly suitable for a Quantity Surveyor / Senior Quantity Surveyor looking to progress their career in a progressive and forward thinking environment.

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