Senior Quantity Surveyor

£60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
31 Jan 2019
28 Feb 2019
Amandeep Birk
Job Type

Senior Quantity Surveyor for a residential developer

Exciting entrepreneurial opportunity with competitive basic salary and generous share options. Main Contractor & Developer requires a Commercial Manager / Quantity Surveyor to join their growing team and manage the commercial side of the business. Mainly high-end residential projects, predominantly in West & South West London, with the occasional fit-out and new-build projects, projects range from £250K up to £3M.

The Role

  • Preparation of tender enquiry documents for the procurement of subcontractors and selection, preparation and issue of subcontract documents
  • Satisfying client deadlines for estimates and quotations
  • Measurement and valuation of works (on site and from drawings) for valuations, variations & final accounts by preparing detailed, accurate and orderly measurements
  • Agreement of valuation dates and preparing, submitting and agreement of interim valuations in accordance with those dates
  • Preparation of claim documentation & information for submission to clients / consultants within required timescales
  • Understanding and advising on the terms and conditions for contracts and subcontracts, which may also include negotiation with the subcontractor for the agreement
  • Undertaking build cost estimates and value engineering for in-house development appraisals

The Candidate

  • Must hold a degree in Quantity Surveying or similar, from a UK University
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years post-graduate experience with a Contractor as a Quantity Surveyor - proven track record of working on residential projects
  • Experience running own projects not essential, but would be advantageous
  • Experience of working on refurbishment works is essential, experience on new build projects is beneficial
  • Strong communication skills
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Must live/be willing to live in Greater London
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

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