Senior Quantity Surveyor - New Build Housing

Tamworth, Staffordshire
Up to £60,000 DOE + Bonus + package
28 Jun 2019
Estimator, Surveying
Contract Type
Full Time


My client is looking for a Senior or Quantity Surveyor looking to step up to join their team in their West Midlands Office. My client is a well-established and highly successful privately-owned developer that has experienced vast growth. Their projects are based in the West and East Midlands. My client is looking for a passionate individual who can bring fresh ideas and has a strong track record in delivering projects on time and on budget.

Main Purpose of the Role
Managing site development in line with targets by conducting commercial cost appraisals and viability/feasibility analysis. Managing sub-contractors, materials and goods, preparing and monitoring site costs and budgets and ensuring site set-up health and safety.

  • Carrying out accurate build cost assessments of acquired land; maintain budget control throughout development; and manage cost overruns within tolerance levels.
  • Majority site based role overseeing 3-4projects
  • Accurate costing and preparation of budgets for each aspect of site development.
  • Analysing and reporting on costs and cash flow vs budget
  • Undertaking accurate viability/feasibility studies to support decision-making in site acquisition and development.
  • Preparing tenders and procure sub-contractors, goods and materials
  • Evaluating and agreeing variations and instructions.
  • Liaising with site personnel and subcontractors in order to maximise productivity.
  • Using a payments system for the payment of sub-contractors and the supply of goods and materials in line with Group policy and procedures.
  • Promoting and acting in accordance with Group values, systems, policies and procedures.

Key skills required

  • COINS experience desirable but not essential
  • Knowledge of new build housing, care home and social housing projects
  • Have excellent communication and problem solving skills
  • Must be computer literate
  • Experience of managing staff and training new starters
  • Valid First Aid & CSCS Card essential

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