Quantity Surveyor

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum + car,medical insurance, pension
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BH1903_1553594863
Contact Name: Benjamin Howells
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 26, 2019 10:07

Job Description

Quantity Surveyor | City of London | Developer

My client is looking for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join their commercial team who manage large residential developments in Central London. Initially, the successful Quantity Surveyor will be based on a project delivering 500 units including flats and penthouses, this large mixed-use scheme will also comprise of large commercial and retail floor spaces.

You will be working for a national market-leading housing developer who have built over 20,000 homes in the last 5 years alone, ranging from starter homes to luxury penthouses, and boast a turnover of over £3billion.

The ideal Quantity Surveyor will be experienced in working for large housing developers or main contractors on new-build residential projects or mixed-use schemes.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide commercial expertise to contracts, to include the production and submission of valuations, claims, budgets, monitoring, and contract/workstream performance data
  • Improve cost effectiveness of, provide cost advice on, and ensure timely delivery of all projects
  • Assess, review and mitigate commercial and contractual risks and implement policies for risk management
  • Liaise with subcontractors to ensure resources are available and monitor and evaluate contractor performance.
  • Support the authorisation and submission of project variations. To authorise the placement of contracts, material and plant orders
  • Ensure cash flow is maximised through the control, measurement (including quality) and valuation of work, and the invoicing of customers and payment of suppliers

Requirements for this Quantity Surveyor position:

  • Hold a HNC or higher in a relevant field
  • Experience working for large residential developers or main contractors
  • Recent experience working under the JCT form of contract is essential.
  • Experience on large new-build residential projects or mixed-use schemes.
  • Strong knowledge and experience of relevant IT and MS Office
  • It is essential you are an articulate, personable, well-presented Quantity Surveyor who will thrive under pressure in a fast-paced environment

Remuneration for this Quantity Surveyor position:

  • £50,000+ per annum
  • £5000 car allowance
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Private medical insurance
  • A competitive pension scheme
  • Other flexible benefits
  • Fast tracked career progression

How to apply for this Quantity Surveyor position:

If you are interested in this Quantity Surveyor position then please apply via this job board or alternatively you can send an up to date CV to Benjamin Howells on or call me on 0118 9522 240.

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Quantity Surveyor | City of London | Developer