Senior Quantity Surveyor

Posted 10 December 2018 by Brandon James Ltd
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Senior Quantity Surveyor

House Builder - New Build - Residential - £2m - £15m - Senior Quantity Surveyor

A privately- owned regional house builder who brings stunning homes to London and the South East are looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their award-winning team of professionals in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire. This organisation takes pride in building attractive homes in desirable locations enhancing building communities.

This Senior Quantity Surveyor will be joining a division that are currently building over 500 units over 10 operating sites, all at different stages, with build values up to £15m.

This organisation is looking for an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor who has previous experience of running multiple projects with high units at another well represented house-builder. The successful Senior QS will also need to have the experience of running their own team with a vision of longevity and progression ahead of them.


  • Determination of the Cost Plan for the developments in cooperation with their peers, incorporating known and perceived risk factors to the project.
  • Preparation of the input to the Purchase Appraisal and coordination and preparation of the phased Commencement appraisal.
  • Liaison with the technical team and consultants so as to provide continuous value engineering of design concepts and proposals
  • Monitoring changes so as to continuously identify the status of costs
  • To establish subcontract sources early in the programme so that they can contribute to the design in terms of value engineering.
  • Ensure procurement of all subcontract elements of the development are completed in accordance with the company requirements and sustainability objectives.
  • Prepare detailed schedules of directly purchased materials in liaison with the development team.
  • Develop robust and inclusive definitions of the scope of the works
  • Maintain cost reporting systems in line with Company procedures.
  • To directly manage the surveying function on assigned developments


  • Minimum 7 years post grad experience
  • Motivated with a positive 'can do' attitude
  • Quantity Surveying Degree
  • Longevity working for another successful house builder running residential developments
  • Ability to work on own initiative and generate solutions.
  • Highly IT literate, including advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Valid Driving Licence
  • Appropriate CSCS card

Salary: £65,000-£70,000

  • Car/Allowance
  • Pension
  • Generous Bonus
  • Bupa Healthcare

If you are a Quantity Surveyor or Senior Quantity Surveyor, looking at your career options, then please contact Sam Patuzzo at Brandon James.

Reference #SPBJ438

Senior Quantity Surveyor / Residential / House Builder / Beaconsfield

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  • Senior Quantity Surveyor / Residential / House Builder / Beaconsfield

Reference: 36805586

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