Quantity Surveyor

Posted 22 May 2024
Salary£50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + travel / bonus
Job type Permanent
Contact NameVerity Hampson-Smith

Job description

Are you an experienced Quantity Surveyor looking for your next position?

We are working with a residential Developer looking to hire a number of Quantity Surveyors into the business to support on brand new developments around London.
Our client are cash rich and in the midst of expansion, making it a great time to join a rapidly growing business. The schemes are multi block RC Frame developments and ideally you will have experience working on similar projects.
With the support of your Commercial Manager and a Senior QS you will be project based and have the following responsibilities:

  • Work closely with project managers, the technical team, and contractors to ensure cost-effective planning and execution of residential developments.
  • Utilise your expertise in cost estimation, budgeting, and financial management to drive project success.
  • Support with pre-construction tender documents and support with procurement responsibilities such as tender meetings and analysis for selection of contractors.
  • Conduct thorough analysis of project specifications, materials, and labour costs to provide accurate forecasts and reports.
  • Creating contractor specific contracts along combined with the appropriate supporting documentation.
  • Managing the progression of subcontract packages from first valuation to the final account.
  • Reviewing all valuations and variations submitted.
  • Managing budgets across all packages.
  • Negotiate with suppliers and subcontractors to secure competitive pricing and maintain strong relationships.
  • Monitor project progress, identifying potential cost overruns and implementing proactive solutions.


  • Proven experience as a Quantity Surveyor with in the residential sector.
  • Strong knowledge of construction materials, processes, and regulations.
  • Proficiency in relevant software tools, including Excel, cost estimating software, and project management systems.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across teams.
  • A results-driven mindset with a keen eye for detail and accuracy.

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