Senior Quantity Surveyor

Posted 19 December 2023
Salary£70000 - £80000 per annum
LocationTower Hamlets
Job type Permanent
Contact NameVerity Hampson-Smith

Job description

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

We are working with a successful residential Developer looking to hire a Senior QS. Ideally you will have experience working for a principal contractor and running projects from inception through to completion.

Based on a large, multi-phase RC Frame development you will:

  • Collaborate 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.
  • Conduct thorough analysis of project specifications, materials, and labour costs to provide accurate forecasts and reports.
  • 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 a residential contractor.
  • 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.

Salary - up to £80,000 plus car allowance & discretionary bonus