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​Quantity Surveyor (Social Housing Refurb)

Location: Type: Date Posted: Salary: Job ID: Contact:
North West - Greater Manchester Permanent March 2nd 2020 £45,000 - £55,000 + package APH/FP/2020/0203QS Brian Colton

Quantity Surveyor (Social Housing Refurb)


£45,000 - £55,000 + Package

The company:

I am currently recruiting for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to work for a large Regional Construction Contractor based in the North West.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the Contract Administration Team made up of Quantity Surveyors and Project Managers of varying experience from university graduates to more seasoned & fully qualified professionals.

This exciting opportunity is within the Social housing sector and is perfect for a dynamic and ambitious individual who is looking to join a growing construction contractor. Typical contract sizes range between £3m - £15m.

Key responsibilities:

  • Procurement of subcontractors
  • Managing a team of quantity surveyors
  • Preparing and meeting dates for valuations
  • Subcontract payments and preparation for final accounts
  • Submission of Cost value reconciliations
  • Measurement of sub contact works against original valuation
  • Identify and agreement of change for variations
  • Advising on main/sub contract conditions
  • Assist in the progression of the company

Ideal Candidate:

  • BSc Quantity Surveying degree (would consider a Building Surveyor with the desired experience) MRICS preferable
  • Minimum of 5 years' post graduate experience
  • Exposure to Clients in the social housing sector desirable
  • Astute commercial & contractual awareness
  • Sound knowledge and managing projects using standard JCT forms of contract and consultant appointments
  • Proven track record of managing refurbishment and new build projects
  • Knowledge of CDM, Party Wall matters and Site Inspections would be advantageous
  • Good interpersonal, communication and written articulation skills
  • Ability to negotiate and a methodical approach to work
  • Full UK driving licence