Quantity Surveyor - Large New Build Residential Developer

Michael Page
£50000 per annum
07 Nov 2017
05 Dec 2017
David Turner
Job Function
Planning & Development
Job position
Qualified / Chartered
Contract Type
Full Time

The main purpose of this role is to provide the business with cost management for assigned developments from land procurement to the completion of sub-contract final accounts and statutory authority adoption certificates.

Client Details

Our client is based close to Longfield and currently has a variety of projects running and coming up in the Kent region.

Suitable for a Quantity Surveyor - Large New Build Residential Developer

They are leaders in providing quality homes to first time buyers, buy-to-let investors and social housing, aiming to create lasting communities and a quality of service from first contact to handover.


Quantity Surveyor - Large New Build Residential Developer

Job Description

  • You will join the commercial team responsible for the contractual and commercial performance of a new project in the local area

  • Support the project team in developing the appropriate project procurement/commercial/contractual strategies.

  • Continuous assessment of the capacity of the existing supply chain partners.

  • Develop the contract cost models including Bills of Quantities, Schedules of Rates, Activity Schedules, Milestones for use in the contract documentation.

  • Liaise with Procurement and Commercial Governance Team to ensure that corporate supply chain strategy, policy and procedures are implemented.

  • Prepare the Invitation to Tender documentation

  • Delivery of the procurement of consultant, supplier and contractor services relating to the project including assessment documentation as necessary.

  • Support the management of consultant, supplier and contractor claims.

  • Finalise consultant, supplier and contractor accounts and close out all contracts for project.

  • Promote commercial awareness throughout project.

  • Provide advice and guidance on commercial and contractual matters to Project Team with reference back to the commercial manager for approval.


Skills and Experience for the selected Quantity Surveyor - Large New Build Residential Developer

  • Ideally member of Industry body i.e. RICS or equivalent

  • Well versed in modern Quantity Surveying techniques within complex, multi-functional organisations/project environments.

  • Understanding of commercial, contractual and financial project drivers.

  • Understanding of commercial contracting strategies within an engineering environment.

  • Good communication and presentation skills.

  • Good working contractual/legal knowledge.

  • An understanding of delivery techniques in regulated markets.

The role will require a candidate who is able to work well independently as well as have an excellent level of communication with site based staff.

Job Offer

Excellent package on offer with a Basic salary of £50000

Flexible working environment and extra benefits available

Building and Construction


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