Quantity Surveyor

Brandon James
£40000 - £55000 per annum + Car/Car Allowance
02 Oct 2017
30 Oct 2017
Sam Patuzzo
Job Type

Quantity Surveyor

House Builder - New Build - Residential - £10-160m - Quantity Surveyor (Project Level)

One of the UK's leading housing developers who sit in the "Top 30 Contractor" list is looking for a high-flying Quantity Surveyor to join their highly experienced commercial team in Reading. This organisation prides themselves in the quality work they produce to their clients. Delivering over 600 units a year to the finest finish, this division are at the strongest they can be.

The successful QS will be joining a division that deliver schemes of various sizes and scale, ranging from small housing led residential developments to larger urban regeneration schemes and garden schemes with a turnover of over £1bn

The Quantity Surveyor will be required to run a development in Arborfield, Reading. You will be responsible for ensuring timely & accurate cost management, dealing with contractual issues & procurement, payment of sub-contractors for complex large volume development projects from pre-operational stage through to final accounts.

Role: Quantity Surveyor (Project Level)


The successful Quantity Surveyor will be reporting to the Commercial Manager and your duties will be:

  • Build and maintain working relationships with supply chain and clients
  • Place supply chain orders in accordance with the procurement schedule
  • Manage and minimise non recoverable costs on projects
  • Price and agree all project variations
  • Provide commercial expertise and be responsible for the financial delivery on various projects
  • Value, certify and issue subcontractors
  • Complete CVC reports
  • Submit external valuations, making sure they meet the conditions of the main contract
  • Full responsibility for the projects cash position


  • Minimum 3 years' experience
  • Experience running own projects
  • Motivated with a positive 'can do' attitude
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative and generate solutions.
  • Highly IT literate, including advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Valid Driving Licence
  • Appropriate CSCS card

Location: Arborfield, Berkshire

Projects: New Build

Sectors: Residential

Values: £10m-£160m

Salary: £40,000-£55,000

  • Car/Car Allowance (Very generous allowance scheme)
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • Generous Holiday

If you are a Quantity Surveyor or Senior Quantity Surveyor, looking at your career options, then please contact Sam Patuzzo at Brandon James.

01494 839975

Reference #SPBJ66

Quantity Surveyor / Project Quantity Surveyor / Residential / House Builder / Reading / Berkshire

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