Senior Quantity Surveyor

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    £65k - 70k per year + Package

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    Lucy Patterson

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    07973 786995

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    8 months ago

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Job title: Senior Quantity Surveyor

Location: Bristol

Job type: Permanent

Salary: Negotiable to £70,000 (DOE) + package

The company:

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor to join an award winning, 5 star housing developer, building beautiful new homes across the South of England.

The Role:

As Senior Quantity Surveyor you will be the commercial lead for prestigious residential projects in the South West. Duties will include:

  • Managing and driving subcontract procurement
  • Establishing and monitoring subcontract resources
  • Identifying risks, gains, areas of design input or potential value engineering
  • Producing and issuing accurate and timely CVCs
  • Producing comprehensive subcontract orders; managing their return and completion
  • Administering Subcontractors accounts
  • Preparing, agreeing and issuing valuations in accordance with contract requirements.
  • Producing Contract Sum Analyses and cash flow forecasts, ensuring a positive cash flow is maintained
  • Attending and actively partaking in design meetings, client meetings and internal team meetings
  • Managing the client’s final account, inclusive of delivery and agreement of contract variations
  • Responsibility for cash management of projects, by minimising costs and maximising value through proactive analysis and facilitation of works packages
  • Managing the contract finishes schedule, review and evaluation of specification costs and alternatives
  • Control and accurately report cost together with future financial projections
  • Work in partnership with all departments within the business
  • Managing other members of commercial team
  • Managing, training and supporting a trainee surveyor

About you:

Relevant construction related qualification such as Degree / HNC / MCIOB

Strong commercial background, ideally gained within a reputable main contractor business

Previous exposure to residential new build or RC frame projects

Experience commercially managing projects £35M+

Excellent knowledge of JCT Design & Build contract types

Minimum of 6 years postgraduate experience  

Strong communication skills

Inspirational leader with previous team management experience

What's in it for you?

Basic salary negotiable to £70,000 (DEO)


Car Allowance

Life Assurance


If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please click the link to apply or contact Lucy Patterson at Thorn Baker for more information.

Key Skills: Quantity Surveyor, Contract Surveyor, Project Surveyor, Senior Quantity Surveyor, SQS,  Housing, RC Frame, Light Steel Frame, Reinforced Concrete, Commercial Management, Housing Development, Main contracting, Main contractor, Demolition, Civils, Basement Works