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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Job Title: Senior Quantity Surveyor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Taunton
Salary: £50000 - £65000/annum excellent package and benefits.
Contact Name: Aaron Higgins
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Job Published: October 11, 2019 12:17

Job Description

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Taunton, Somerset

£50000 - £65000/annum excellent package and benefits.


A national, award winning house builder are looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their Commercial team in the West country and help deliver quality, traditional build residential properties. With over 5 years left on site and other phases in planing this is  a great chance to join a secure and fun work environment. 

The Senior Quantity Surveyor must have experience working for a developer, house builder or main contractor and have delivered sites from start to finish.

Senior Quantity Surveyor expectations:

Carry out all Commercial aspects of their projects and work with the Project Design & Delivery Teams to ensure projects are successfully delivered.

Complete training and personal development to enhance current and potential future role capability

Produce accurate CVRs. Demonstrate that Risk and Opportunity / Profit Improvement

Plans are being accurately reported and that mitigation / optimisation plans are being achieved across their projects

Deliver procurement within budget and on time across projects

Manage all commercial, legal, financial and administrative responsibilities with suppliers and contractors across projects effectively

Manage the supply chain to ensure and demonstrate fair payments are processed on or before cut off dates for all projects

Work with the Site Manager /Project Managers when required

Fully understand and manage cost allowances across all Projects, and ensure cost management against the same

Works collaboratively with Project / Site Managers, Technical Managers and Sales Consultants

Monitor, control and implement sales additions across projects

Prepare monthly cash flow forecasts for review with Managing QS

Contributes with the Project teams to the fair scoring of the supply chain every month

Manages recoverable and non-recoverable variations, formally instructing the supply chain at fair rates and prices. Delivers the Profit Improvement Plan

Promote and lives the values of the company

Maintain knowledge and adhere to relevant Group Policies and Procedures, Legislation and Regulations. To develop and ensure safe working practices Requirements

Higher education industry discipline relevant qualification

A track record in delivering excellent Commercial results over a number of Projects

Strong commercial and technical skills

Professional network

Excellent communication skills

Manage teams and develop those around them.