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Senior Surveyor / Surrey / £55-£65k

  • Sector: Surveying & Cost Consultancy
  • Location: Surrey
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £55,000 - £65,000
Job description

I am working with a leading high end house builder in Surrey who are well established and have been operating for a number of years.


They specialise in producing low volume, high specification living spaces in prestigious, sought after areas including Surrey, Sussex, Berkshire and Middlesex. Their typical projects would include low volume, new build apartments, townhouses, select developments and one off new build all very much design led.


Due to continued success they are looking to add a Senior Surveyor into the team to be based out of their offices in Surrey. Ideally someone who is already an established surveyor looking to make the step up or someone already operating at senior level from a similar house building background.

In return, you will be rewarded with a competitive salary and package and get to work on some interesting new build projects.


Key Responsibilities of a Senior Quantity Surveyor:

  • To supervise, manage and advise on the Financial and Contractual Aspects of multiple construction project across the division.
  • Attends design team meetings and development meetings when appropriate and also main contract pre-start and subcontract package review meetings.
  • Liaises with Development Surveyors to establish requirements for pre-contract expenditure and strategic procurement.
  • Receive initial tender information and prepare and update procurement programmes.
  • Agrees selection of suitable Subcontractors for works packages.
  • Approves the competency of Subcontractors for inclusion on the Subcontractor’s Approved List.
  • Maintains and reviews the Approved List of Subcontractors in accordance with the Departmental procedures.
  • Monitors production of information and advised on financial feasibility of design development.
  • Prepares Subcontract tender documentation, analyses tender returns and makes recommendations on subcontractor selection.
  • Prepares tender evaluations, A1 and C6 accounts forms for approval / signing by authorised signatory.
  • Attends site meetings, project team meetings and subcontract meetings during currency of contract.
  • Prepares and submits notices and applications for Client / Agent for Extension of Time claims


Desirable criteria:

  • Passionate about construction and house building.
  • Wide knowledge of Construction Industry processes and procedures.
  • Understanding of methods of measurement, standard forms of contract and reporting procedures, preparation of contractual claims.
  • Qualified in Quantity Surveying or equivalent.