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Managing Surveyor / Watford / £75,000 - £85,000

  • Sector: Surveying & Cost Consultancy
  • Location: Watford, Hertfordshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £75,000 - £85,000
Job description

We are currently working with one of the UK's leading national house builders, who are looking for an ambitious and aspiring Senior Surveyor, or well established Managing Surveyor that shares its aims to be the number one house builder in the UK.

This opportunity will allow you to manage a range of fantastic projects whilst leading and undertaking a substantial wealth of responsibilities on medium and low rise schemes.

You will be managing site development and the attainment of targets by conducting commercial cost appraisals and viability/feasibility analysis, managing sub-contractors, materials and goods, preparing and monitoring site costs and budgets and ensuring site set-up health and safety.


With a competitive salary, £75 - £85k basic alongside a fantastic bonus and package scheme, here lays an opportunity to better yourself whilst carving a career that others will strive to replicate, with clear and attainable opportunities of progression in to the higher ranks of the company.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Analysis of tender allowances
  • The measurement and valuation of works (on site and from drawings), for valuations, variations and final accounts.
  • Agreement of valuation dates and preparing, submitting and agreement of interim valuations in accordance with those dates.
  • Administering and/or advising on Main Contract and Subcontract conditions  
  • Preparation of cost to complete
  • Financial Reporting
  • Cash management and maximisation
  • Cash Flow and Turnover forecast
  • Provision of standard reports
  • Internal Valuations/CVRs and subcontract liability reports in accordance with schedule of accounting period end dates and deadlines


Experience and Qualifications:


  • You will have experience of working within the Construction industry for a house builder or main contractor.
  • You will have sound experience of working within the same, or similar role previous. 
  • You will be degree qualified and member of the RICS or IOB (or moving towards professional membership).