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Quantity Surveyor

  • Sector: Surveying & Cost Consultancy
  • Location: Coventry
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £50,000 - £60,000
Job description

We are working with a leading regional house builder in Coventry, who are looking to recruit an experienced Quantity Surveyor to help deliver medium scale housing projects in the Midlands area. The role is ideally suited for a Quantity Surveyor or Assistant Quantity Surveyor looking to make the next step up in a business where there is plenty of scope to make a mark for yourself. Projects are very much design led with sites consisting of 20-100 units.

This opportunity will allow you to help manage a range of fantastic projects whilst leading and undertaking a substantial wealth of responsibilities. You will be responsible for site development and all commercial cost appraisals for your projects 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 more than competitive basic salary on offer of £50,000 - £60,000 plus package, this is a great opportunity to better yourself whilst having the clear progression path that other house builders will struggle to offer.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Able to demonstrate, previous experience of working for a house builder or relevant organisation
  • The negotiation & letting of subcontracts within required timescales.
  • Providing the cost-data feedback to Divisional Estimating Department.
  • Administration & management of the financial aspects of the development.
  • Reviewing and forecasting the latest cost estimates and reporting
  • The relationships with external employers such as Housing Associations undertaking valuations, cash flow forecasts, obtaining warranties, etc.
  • Assist in maintaining a safe working environment within Company workplaces and applying the Company’s Health & Safety Policy for their own, their colleagues, third parties and the public’s benefit.

    Experience and Qualifications:

  • You will have at least 4/5 years experience of working within the Construction industry for a house builder.
  • You will have sound experience of working within the same, or similar role previously
  • You will be degree qualified, HNC or similar qualification
  • Any materials buying / procurement experience would be advantageous


TDM Recruitment Group is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.

TDM Recruitment Group is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.