Senior Quantity Surveyor

Location Surrey
Category Quantity Surveying
Posted on 11-10-2017
Type Permanent
Reference #SPBJ78

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Senior Quantity Surveyor

House Builder - New Build - Residential - 10-160m - Senior Quantity Surveyor

The UK's leading Premier House Builder has a requirement for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their commercial team situated at their offices based in Surrey. This organisation prides themselves for being one of the most respected companies in the UK, with a turnover of over 500m+ every year.

This organisation is looking for Seniors who are at the top of their game, Seniors who look to make a real difference to this division. You will need to have the drive and commitment to take on this role. The operations director requires robust Seniors who can carry out the workload that the division is generating.

The successful Senior QS' will have to have had to had previous experience at a well-represented house builder with a track record of running projects with over 100 units. They will also need to carry the drive, knowledge and commitment as an experienced Senior possesses with progression as a key factor to their development.

Location: Surrey

Projects: New Build

Sectors: Residential

Values: 500k-100m

Duties: The Senior Quantity Surveyor will report to the Operations Director

Duties will include -

  • Determination of the Cost Plan for the developments in cooperation with their peers, incorporating known and perceived risk factors to the project.
  • Preparation of the input to the Purchase Appraisal and coordination and preparation of the phased Commencement appraisal.
  • Liaison with the technical team and consultants so as to provide continuous value engineering of design concepts and proposals
  • Ensure procurement of all subcontract elements of the development are completed in accordance with the company requirements and sustainability objectives.
  • Prepare detailed schedules of directly purchased materials in liaison with the development team.
  • Develop robust and inclusive definitions of the scope of the works
  • Maintain cost reporting systems in line with Company procedures.
  • To directly manage the surveying function on assigned developments

Salary: 70,000-85,000

  • Car Allowance
  • Travel to site payed for
  • Pension
  • Very Generous Holiday


  • Minimum 6 years' experience
  • Motivated with a positive 'can do' attitude
  • Good organisational skills
  • Professional approach and high level of discretion.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and generate solutions.
  • Highly IT literate, including advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Valid Driving Licence
  • Appropriate CSCS card

If you are a Quantity Surveyor or Senior Quantity Surveyor, looking at your career options, then please contact Sam Patuzzo at Brandon James.

01628 367036

Reference #SPBJ78

Quantity Surveyor / Senior Quantity Surveyor / London / Surrey / South London / Residential