Senior Quantity Surveyor - Established Residential Developer

Michael Page Property
London (Greater)
£55k - £68k pa + Car Allowance
07 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

After internal promotions and creation of roles through natural growth of the business this role will offer a the right candidate control over two of their major sites currently being developed.

Candidates with a strong work ethic, excellent communication and relationship building skills as well as strong all round surveying ability will succeed in this role.

Client Details

My client, recruiting for this Senior Quantity Surveyor role is an established residential developer, which has been building homes across London for over 30 years.

They have successfully designed and built a large collection of new build and refurbishment projects across London and the South East of England.

Continuously pushing the development of the business, taking on larger sites, more varied designs and more challenging projects all help to the growth of this company.


Senior Quantity Surveyor - Established Residential Developer

  • Attend design team and specification meetings, comment on relevance and advise (alongside the Technical team)
  • Compile specifications and update
  • Reading drawings and interpreting the information
  • Input on material submissions to local authorities for approval
  • Liaise with Statutory and Local Authorities on connections/disconnections and supplies
  • Compile trade enquiries, establish content and scope of works
  • Analyse trade quotations, compare, negotiate, appoint
  • Develop rapport with subcontractors and suppliers
  • Monitor and report committed costs against pre-determined budgets
  • Determine payment breakdowns and assemble weekly payment releases
  • Agree contract variations to subcontractors
  • Negotiate variation costs and conclude Final Accounts
  • Research new products, subcontract sources and references


Senior Quantity Surveyor - Established Residential Developer

The successful surveyor for this role will already be working for a similar business within the residential development or main contractor environment.

You should be able to show the following attributes:

  • Methodical approach
  • Good house-keeping knowledge
  • Negotiating ability
  • Dependability
  • Stability
  • Team player
  • Initiative
  • Approachable disposition
  • Self-confidence
  • IT skills
  • Building qualification
  • Good general education
  • Ideally an RICS accredited degree or a Diploma

The team at this client is close-knit and they are looking to bring a Surveyor on board who has the ability to push back and to challenge but does upset the status quo within the office.

Job Offer

Senior Quantity Surveyor - Established Residential Developer

Building and Construction


Excellent package on offer including car allowance / private healthcare / pension / Holiday

If you are interested in this role or if you have any questions please contact me on my details below.

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