Quantity Surveyor

Posted 4 May by Vistry Group PLC

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Role overview

  • ID: 2024-5354
  • Entity: Vistry
  • Region: Vistry South East
  • Department: Commercial
  • Contract Type: Permanent - Full Time
  • Job Location: Caterham, Sites Sussex and Surrey
  • Date Posted: 07.03.2024

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor to join our team at Vistry South East at our office in Caterham, Surrey. As our Quantity Surveyor you will report to the Head of Commercial and work on specific developments in the local area. The main duties will include procurement, subcontract management inclusive of administration of the contract, monthly payments and final account settlement. In addition, the role will require completion of subcontract procurement

We are pleased to say, this role can accommodate agile working arrangements.

  • Let’s cut to the chase, what’s in it for you...
    • Competitive basic salary and annual bonus
    • Company car, car allowance or travel allowance
    • Agile working possible (dependent on role)
    • Up to 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
    • Private Healthcare 
    • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
    • Competitive contributory pension scheme
    • Life assurance – 4 x your annual salary
    • Share incentive schemes
    • Employee rewards portal with many more benefits...
  • In return, what we would like from you...
    • Behave in line with our company values – Integrity, Caring and Quality
    • BSC Hons Quantity Surveying
    • 12months experience at QS level
    • Should ideally have worked at a similar level within a Construction or Residential organisation
    • Demonstrable strong account management and commercial experience
    • Sub-contract Payment recommendation
    • Sub-contract Order recommendation
    • Interim Valuation submission and Final Account recommendation
    • Strong team player, with the entrepreneurial ability to operate and excel in a changing on-site environment
    • Well developed analytical, oral and presentation / communication skills
    • West London Location
  • More about the Quantity Surveyor role...
    • Sub-contract Procurement and Account Management
    • The timely placement of sub-contract orders in line with procurement schedule and commercial parameters and opportunities.
    • Regular assessment of work, variation assessment and payment recommendation in line with Sub-contract conditions.
    • External Valuations
    • Timely submissions in accordance with Contract requirements to maximise profit and cash flow.
    • Financial Reporting
    • Regular reporting of accurate cost value reconciliations and forecasting.
    • Identifying risks and making recommendations as to how risk can be overcome.
    • Identifying and exploiting fully opportunities
    • Contractual Matters
    • Promptly and fully address all contractual matters to protect the Company’s position at all times.
    • Relationships
    • Develop and foster collaborative working relationships with Client, Client Representatives, Supply Chain and internal Teams.
    • Ensure the safe working practices are adopted and followed throughout in accordance with current legislation and Group Policy and Procedures
    • Regularly review all works in progress, specifically to ensure all health and safety procedures are being followed.

Finally, let’s tell you a bit more about us...

We’re Vistry Group, the UK’s leading provider of affordable mixed-tenure homes. Our core values of integrity, caring, and quality shape all we do; our partnership-led approach helps us build sustainable communities where they’re needed most.

You’re probably familiar with our unmatched portfolio of brands: Linden Homes, Bovis Homes and Countryside Homes. We also have Vistry Works, our timber frame manufacturing operation, and Vistry Services, our support functions. Together, we build more than homes, so there’s nowhere better to build your career. We’re proud that our culture sees everyone treated fairly and respectfully, with diversity and inclusion a top priority and reasonable adjustments provided during the application process. Join us in making Vistry.



Agile Working

Offers a flexible way of working.

Annual Leave

Enjoy 28 days’ holiday plus all UK Bank Holidays. There are options to carry leave forwards and buy up to 5 days.

Pension with Legal & General

Eligible employees are auto-enrolled. You contribute 4%, we contribute 6%. Salary Sacrifice and options to increase contributions available.

Volunteer Days

With 2 paid volunteer days a year, you can give back to communities and charities.

Why Vistry

Joining Vistry is just the start of building your perfect career. In return for your passion and skills, we invest in your future, providing all the support and training you need to thrive in your career and realise your potential. Our work is rewarding in itself, but we also offer a range of financial, lifestyle, health and wellbeing benefits, plus plenty of recognition incentives. We value you and everything you help us build as we make Vistry together.

Reference: 52323004

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