Quantity Surveyor – New Build House Builder



I have an exciting opportunity to work with one of the UK's largest house builders as a Quantity or Senior Quantity Surveyor.

They have opportunities out of Manchester, they will also consider Assistant Quantity Surveyors looking to take the next step in their careers,

The Role

This role of Quantity Surveyor is responsible for managing the commercial aspects of each development. This includes managing the costs for each site and ensuring that targets are met by managing and controlling the budgets and valuations.

The Quantity Surveyor reports to the Commercial Director.

Principal accountabilities of the role include:

Produce draft budgets and site start budgets for each site allocated to the Quantity Surveyor.
Produce quarterly valuations and complete material 'cost to complete' exercises for each site the Quantity Surveyor is responsible for.
Produce sub-contract payments and final accounts, ensuring that the sub-contractor has signed these off.
Produce sub-contract orders, ensuring they are authorised by the authorised representative, together with all necessary documentation to comply with Group Commercial Policy.
Complete on-site measurements and assess payments to contractors.
Attend and contribute to various meetings, such as pre-order meetings, quarterly valuation meetings and project review meetings with senior management, construction team as well as external contractors.
Manage all sub-contract orders on site, meeting sub-contractors as and when required.
Maintain trade specifications.
Price customer extras and liaise with sales department as necessary.
Manage Professional Fees Budget.
Assist with material buying when required.
Assist the Estimator and / or Commercial Manager with take-off's for land appraisals when requiredExperience, Qualifications and Skills


Experience of working as a Quantity Surveyor or Surveyor with a residential house builder.Qualifications and Training

HND/HNC Building StudiesSkills and Aptitude

Strong communication and listening skills, with good negotiation skills
Highly motivated to deliver quality developments
Ability to work on own as well as part of a team
Excellent attention to detail and demonstrates ability to meet deadlines
IT literate and the ability to adapt to new systems
Good administration skills
Committed to diversity and inclusionThe Role and Working Conditions

Willing to be flexible in respect to day to day duties and hours worked.
Office based role, with travel within the Divisional area.
Ability to travel to development sites as and when required.In return we can offer you:

Competitive salary
Company car / car allowance
25 days holiday, plus bank holidays
Contributory pension scheme
Life assurance

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