Senior Quantity Surveyor


Senior Quantity Surveyor: Job Summary

Reference Location Sector Contract Type Posted
Senior Quantity Surveyor Leeds Managerial & Admin Permanent 23/07/2020

Reporting directly into the Commercial Director, the role holder will be responsible for managing site development and the attainment of targets by conducting commercial cost appraisals and viability/feasibility analysis. The role holder will manage sub-contractors, materials and goods, preparing and monitoring site costs and budgets and ensuring site set-up health and safety.

This is a permanent, full time position.

What the role involves : 

  • Carrying out accurate build cost assessments of acquired land; maintain budget control throughout development; and manage cost overruns within tolerance levels
  • 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 sub-contractors, goods and materials
  • 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
  • Any other tasks commensurate with this post

What we are looking for :

  • Qualified to a degree / HNC level, or equivalent
  • Experience in a similar role and industry is essential
  • Knowledge of SYSTEM
  • Ability to communicate at all levels - verbal and written
  • Experience in leading and working effectively in teams
  • Must hold a valid CSCS card
  • Must hold a valid driving license

What we are offering : 

  • Competitive salary, dependent on experience
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Your birthday off 
  • Company pension scheme, matching up to 5%
  • Company life assurance - three times your annual salary 
  • Workplace nursery scheme 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Mobile and technology loans 
  • Travel season ticket loan 
  • Access to Perkbox - an online discount platform 
  • Free eye tests for VDU users 
  • Friendly, modern working environment
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