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Job description.

Quantity Surveyor – Join an Innovative, Award-Winning Housebuilder

Are you a talented Quantity Surveyor seeking an exceptional opportunity to contribute to the development of sustainable homes? Our client, a privately owned bespoke housebuilder, renowned for their commitment to climate consciousness and innovation, is seeking a dynamic Quantity Surveyor to join their thriving team. With a strong landbank and a focus on delivering high-quality projects, this is your chance to make a significant impact.

About the Company:

As a multi award-winning housebuilder, our client has established a reputation for excellence and innovation in creating sustainable homes. With a small but organically growing business, they emphasise the importance of delivering outstanding results while maintaining a relaxed and flexible working environment. They pride themselves on their strong landbank, which ensures continued success with projects ranging from 10 to 30 homes. Join a company that values creativity, sustainability, and genuine career progression.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and oversee the financial aspects of multiple projects from inception to completion, ensuring cost control, budget management, and accurate reporting.
  • Collaborate closely with the Commercial Manager and the wider project team to maximize profitability and identify cost-saving opportunities.
  • Conduct detailed cost analysis and provide accurate forecasts to support effective decision-making.
  • Procure subcontractors, negotiate contracts, and manage the tendering process.
  • Review contract documents and identify risks, ensuring compliance with company policies and industry regulations.
  • Regularly monitor project costs, identifying variations and implementing appropriate measures to maintain financial control.
  • Maintain strong relationships with suppliers, subcontractors, and stakeholders, fostering collaborative partnerships to achieve project objectives.


  • Proven experience as a Quantity Surveyor within the housebuilding sector.
  • Strong knowledge of construction processes, materials, and cost control.
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills, with the ability to build effective relationships.
  • Proficiency in using industry-specific software, such as MS Excel and project management tools.
  • A proactive and organised approach, with the ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities.


  • Competitive salary up to £70,000, commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  • Clear career progression path with opportunities for personal and professional development.
  • Laid-back and flexible working arrangement, including the option to work from home two days a week.
  • Ability to adjust core working hours to accommodate external needs.
  • Engaging and collaborative work environment within a supportive team.
  • Contributory pension scheme and additional benefits package.


This exciting opportunity is based in Oxford, a city renowned for its prestigious educational institutions, historical landmarks, and vibrant culture. Enjoy a great work-life balance in a city that combines the charm of a traditional English setting with modern amenities and a thriving community.

If you are a driven Quantity Surveyor with a passion for sustainable housebuilding, and you thrive in an innovative and supportive environment, we want to hear from you. Apply now and be part of an exceptional team shaping the future of UK housing.

To apply, please submit your CV outlining your relevant experience and why you are interested in this role.



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Dan Harrington

Dan Harrington

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