Senior Quantity Surveyor - Watford

1 Mar | 2023

Job Ref: Commercial | Residential

Quantity Surveyor – Residential Development


Our client is seeking a Quantity Surveyor/Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their team in Watford for a 160-unit residential development project.

As a growing developer, they have a strong pipeline of work, consistently winning bids for new project. The company have a strong commitment to creating spaces that promote resident’s health, happiness, and wellbeing.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing all aspects of cost control, financial management, and procurement for the project. The ideal candidate will have experience working on residential developments and a strong understanding of construction practices.


  • Provide accurate and timely cost advice to the project team
  • Prepare and submit monthly valuations, cost reports, and cash flow projections
  • Review and negotiate sub-contractor packages and orders
  • Ensure compliance with contractual requirements, specifications, and standards
  • Identify and manage risks associated with the project and ensure contingency plans are in place
  • Manage the procurement process, including tender analysis and awarding of contracts
  • Provide support and mentorship to junior members of the team



  • Background in Residential Development for a developer or main contractor
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in quantity surveying, with a focus on residential development projects
  • Longevity in previous positions
  • Strong understanding of construction practices, methods, and materials (RC frame)
  • Experience in cost management and procurement
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team


Our client is offering a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as opportunities for professional development and advancement within the company. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity or require more information, please submit your CV.

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