Senior Quantity Surveyor - Exeter

Devon, England • Highly competitive salary plus car allowance and benefits • Permanent • UK Construction Jobs

Are you a housing Senior Quantity Surveyor? 

Perhaps you're Project Surveyor level and looking for a step up?

Do you previous experience working on new-build housing schemes?

If you answer yes to the above, we might have the role for you!

Thatcher Associates have been appointed to find a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join a progressive housing developer based in Exeter. 

About the role:

As the newly appointed Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will oversee residential developments typically ranging between 70 – 150 units in size, which cover a 70:30 open market to social housing split 

You will be responsible for commercial management of projects from viability stage through to completion and you will be responsible for managing the junior commercial team whilst on site reporting into the Commercial Manager.

Key responsibilities:
  • Maximising profit via control of costs
  • Supervising the placement of contractors and subcontractors as well as material orders
  • Producing valuations, project performance documentation and monitoring the budget
  • Assessing contractual risks
  • Measuring quality and value of work
  • Raising invoices and issuing payments
  • Use COINS system
  • Managing and training junior commercial team members
About you:

Apart from the technical requirements expected of a housing Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will need to be a team player, capable and happy to work with minimum day-to-day supervision. You will need to have a strong but fair approach with sub-contractors, calm and good humoured. 

In terms of your previous experience, you will need to demonstrate your housing experience in the at least one of the following companies types:
  • House developer
  • Social housing contractor
  • RSL
  • Housing Association
  • Main contractor that specialises in the construction of housing
  • Hold a degree or similar qualification such as NVQ Level 6 or HND in Quantity Surveying or Commercial Management (RICS status is desirable if not essential)
  • Experience of managing residential projects (from 70 units minimum)
  • To be well versed in the commercial field
  • A good commercial grounding and understanding, to be highly organised, and to be able to work towards deadlines and within budget
  • Have experience within the construction (preferably house building) field
How to apply:

To register your interest for this great new role, please upload your details to the information provided today. Alternatively, you can contact Fiona Corbett at Thatcher Associates on 0117 934 9555 for further information and a confidential chat. 

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