Senior Quantity Surveyor – Residential Developer

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  • Position: Permanent
  • Salary: Up to £75,000 Basic Salary + Bonus + Benefits
  • Location: Kent
  • Sector: Residential Development
  • Job Ref: LCH/60311

Job Description

  • Permanent
  • Kent

We are currently recruiting for an Senior Quantity Surveyor for an established residential developer located in Kent. They are one of the most successful and well known developers that deliver a range of complex housing and low rise apartment schemes across Kent and Sussex.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervise, manage and advise on the Financial & Contractual Aspects of specific Developments across the division.
  • Attend design team meetings and development meetings.
  • Attend main contract pre-start and subcontract package review meetings.
  • Liaise with Development teams to establish requirements for pre-contract expenditure and strategic procurement.
  • Receive initial tender information, prepare and update procurement programmes.
  • Agree selection of suitable Subcontractors for works packages.
  • Approve the competency of Subcontractors for inclusion on the Subcontractor’s Approved List.
  • Maintain and review the Approved List of Subcontractors in accordance with the Departmental procedures.
  • Monitor production of information and advise on financial feasibility of design development.
  • Prepare Subcontract tender documentation, analyses tender returns and make recommendations on subcontractor selection.
  • Prepare tender evaluations, A1 and C6 accounts forms for approval / signing by authorised signatory.
  • Attend subcontract pre-order meetings and agree any post tender variations and matters affecting tender sum.
  • Prepare and monitor subcontract documentation and warranties for eventual engrossment by parties to the contract.
  • Prepare and agree initial preliminaries costings with Construction Director and monitor expenditure.
  • Liaise with the Buying team to determine allowances within budget for the direct procurement of materials and monitor material purchasing costs to incorporate in contract financial reports.
  • Prepare and submit notices and applications for Client / Agent for Extension of Time claims.
  • Ensure Subcontractors are prequalified with respect to H&S and that all H&S documentation is in place prior to starting on site.
    Keep RAMS schedule updated and issue to relevant parties.

HNC, HND, BSc or Msc required in course relevant to Quantity Surveying or Commercial Management.

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