Senior Quantity Surveyor (Care Homes), Billericay, Essex, 67k + Package

Posted 5 April by Potensis LTD Easy Apply

Potensis are engaged with a successfully family-run provider of multi-award winning care homes to assist them in recruiting a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their team in Billericay, Essex.

Job Purpose

Responsibility for the successful commercial operation of the new build care homes and to contribute to the achievement of the clients vision.

Responsible for:

  • Preparing tenders for all trades and suppliers for each project and ensuring the distribution of these in a timely fashion in accordance with a procurement schedule
  • Analysing tender returns for each trade and supplier
  • Making recommendations for the award of contracts
  • Attending all pre- start meetings with trades and incorporating minutes into the contract documentation
  • Assessing and analysing monthly valuations for each trade and supplier
  • Carrying out monthly Cost Value Reconciliations for each site
  • Assisting the site team with queries and orders for materials
  • Attending sites on a regular basis to assess the extent of works being carried out
  • Keeping a record of materials on site for a monthly valuation
  • Preparing contract certifications and payment/payless notices in a contractual timely fashion
  • Investigating and procuring new innovative products for use in the buildings
  • Keeping a full record of all aspects of the sites
  • Assisting with the preparation of the initial build budgets

Personal Specification:

Essential Qualifications

  • Experienced Quantity Surveyor, who has overseen projects to the value of £20mil


  • Proven experience of design and build contracts
  • Care home experience (desirable, not essential)

Skills and Knowledge

  • Accurate and figure orientated

Personal Qualities

  • Self-starter
  • Able to plan and work with minimal supervision
  • Aware of the importance of deadlines and programme dates
  • Team player

On offer for this role will be a base salary of up to £67,000 p.a. plus package

Reference: 34833245

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