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Quantity Surveyor

  • Sector: Surveying & Cost Consultancy
  • Location: Manchester
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £55k - £70k + Bonus and Benefits
Job description


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Quantity Surveyor to join our team based at our head office in Manchester. You will be joining a growing, ambitious, successful values-led house builder covering the North West region.


  • Co-ordinate the land viability process from point of identification of site through to exchange of contracts
  • Prepare land viabilities to assist the Land team in securing new land opportunities
  • Understand key areas of assessment and advise on the viability of a land opportunity in the early stages
  • Review initial land information pack and use information provided from other departments to assess ongoing cost requirements
  • Review site abnormal issues and areas of risk and work with colleagues in the Technical and Commercial teams to develop viable solutions and advise on associated costs
  • Interpret and evaluate planning, technical and engineering drawings to calculate and measure quantities to achieve accurate costings
  • Evaluate all ground remediation appraisals
  • Calculate core costs on developments, analysing and reporting on any cost changes at crucial project milestones
  • Work with colleagues and external stakeholders collaboratively to ensure all viability updates are recorded and understood
  • Maintain a database of standard costs
  • Liaise with external contractors to obtain quotations of abnormal items


  • Minimum of 3 years Senior QS or QS experience within the house building sector
  • Good IT skills
  • High levels of attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple stakeholders and key colleagues
  • Excellent communication skills and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as collaboratively
  • Ability to prioritise workload ensuring deadlines are met


We offer an opportunity to work in a growing business led by its values in a fast-paced environment. Our benefits package includes:

  • Competitive salary
  • Car Allowance
  • Quarterly and Annual Staff Bonus Scheme
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Private Healthcare
  • Access to the Pension scheme

Please contact Mike Hardy at

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.