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Senior Quantity Surveyor - Homes

  • £65000 to £75000 Per: annum + Benefits: + Car / Allowance + Benefits
  • Greater Manchester, North West,
  • Permanent
The Client 

We are currently representing a leading Main Contractor within House Building sector ,who are currently looking to recruit a Senior Quantity Surveyor to work on a new £12 million development in Lancashire.

As Senior Quantity Surveyor you will be accountable for managing the financial and contractual administration, ensuring all Quantity Surveying duties are performed to the highest standard.


• Previous experience at Senior or Managing QS is essential for the role.
• Proven track record in financial management of projects
• Experience of overseeing multi million £ projects
• Positive attitude towards teamwork Desirable -
• JCT contract experience within General Build or Housing is desirable
• Degree qualified and member of the RICS or IOB (or moving towards professional membership).
• Experience of team leadership

The Role

• You will have a broad range of experience in quantity surveying, ideally having held a role of similar seniority
• You will need to be knowledgeable in all areas of construction techniques and schemes
• You will possess a high level of mathematical ability and problem-solving skills, with a methodical and logical approach to your work; a proficient use of Microsoft Excel is essential for the role
• Excellent attention to detail and accuracy, coupled with strong written and verbal communication skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work as part of a wider team
• You will have the ability to influence others within the business to ensure that best practices are shared to aid the Group in achieving its overall objectives
• You will maximise margin through value engineering, setting robust commercial strategies and proactive management of contractor's accounts
• You will optimise cash flow through external valuations and control of subcontractor accounts.
• Ensure correct contractual procedures are operated for both Main Contracts and Subcontracts.
• Provide pre-contract advice to Estimating Department related to amended Terms and Conditions of Main contracts
• Claims preparation and recovery
• Provide monthly Cost Value Reports and Forecast Out-turn Margin
• Motivate, plan, co-ordinate, maintain and develop staff to undertake current and prospective workloads.
• Participate and actively encourage both Company training courses and on the job training.
• Monitor and record individual performances on an ongoing basis together with annual appraisals.

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