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Senior Quantity Surveyor (Housebuilder)

  • Sector: Surveying & Cost Consultancy
  • Location: Southampton
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £60,000 to £75,000 + Bonus & Package
Job description

The opportunity:
TDM Recruitment are supporting a Commercial Director at an award-winning housebuilder based in Southampton.

The Commercial Director is looking to attract an experienced Quantity Surveyor or Senior Quantity Surveyor to join his high performing commercial team consisting of several other Quantity Surveyors and Material Buyers.

Being an established Quantity Surveyor, you will be a commercially astute and a clear communicator with a demonstrable track record in effective cost management of housing sites either large or small. 

Each Quantity Surveyor within the commercial team is responsible for between 2 & 4 sites ranging in size from 100 to 400 homes. Sites are typically within a 25 miles radius of the office across Hampshire & Berkshire.

The Role:-
As a Quantity Surveyor you will be responsible for overall cost management of one or more housing sites within the business. You will be tasked with delivering clear and accurate records of cost manager, procurement, and subcontract management of payments to final accounts. Sub-contractor background will be considered but if you are working at a Housebuilder current that would be advantageous.

Responsibilities: - 
Tendering & Procurement
Cost Control & Budgeting
Subcontract Orders
Cost Value Reconciliation
Subcontracts Management
Final Accounts
Benchmarking and analysis of build costs
Cost Engineering

Requirements: -
A Quantity Surveying or Construction related degree or equivalent qualification.
Industry relevant experience in a similar role.
Housebuilding/Residential experience is essential.
Proven track record of delivering successful cost management on housing schemes.

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