Quantity Surveyor (Social Housing) - Manchester/Warrington

  • Location

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Built Environment, Construction

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  • Salary:

    Up to £45000 per annum + Car Allowance

  • Contact:

    Paris desouza

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    March 2020

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Quantity Surveyor (Social Housing) - Manchester/Warrington

My client is a dynamic, award winning property maintenance, refurbishment and new build specialist, delivering a range of bespoke services and solutions to a wide variety of clients.

They currently require a Quantity Surveyor from a social housing background to continue to facilitate the successful running of works from either their Manchester or Warrington offices.


  • The role is to obtain and evaluate information to ensure a realistic cost for the supply of works, goods, materials and services for designated refurbishment/maintenance projects/contracts.
  • Working on a broad range of works including Social Housing - kitchens/bathroom and voids, Public sector - Education and Hospital refurbishments/planned works and Hotel and Leisure.
  • Liaise with Contractors, Suppliers and Clients to ensure information, costs, profitability and value meet the requirements of designated project/ contracts.
  • Assist in the preparation, processing and selection of estimates, bids and tenders to demanding timescales.
  • Assist in the development of the procurement programme.
  • Prepare and monitor cash flow forecast for designated projects.
  • Prepare and submit monthly applications for payment to the Client/Client's representative.
  • Submit invoices for certified value and ensure payments are received on time.
  • Value and authorise payments to sub-contractors.
  • Liaise with Contract Managers to establish the project specification and requirements.
  • Attend and contribute to meetings with work colleagues and or Clients/Customers when necessary, building relationships and demonstrating excellent communication skills.
  • Monitor the contract progress, assess and report any changes that may affect project costs and or time scale.
  • Assist in the control of individual contract budgets.
  • Site working/visits in and around Manchester.


  • Social housing/planned Works experience essential.
  • Hold the relevant qualifications.
  • Ideally to have worked with the public sector.
  • Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office.
  • Must be flexible in hours of work and travel and hold a Full UK Driving Licence.

Salary/Package: 45k per annum + Car allowance

If you meet these requirements please forward your CV and references to pdesouza@meridianbs.co.uk or call 01642 233555

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