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Quantity Surveyor | Lancashire | Leading Resi Developer | £60 + P

Quantity Surveyor | Lancashire | Leading Resi Developer | £60 + P

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Quantity Surveyor


Leading Residential Developer

Up to £60,000 package

We are handling a Quantity Surveyor role on behalf of a well known high spec residential developer.

Working as part of the Commercial team, you will ensure commerciality is at the forefront of all that we do. Responsibilities will include; project cost control, risk and opportunity management, subcontract administration, CVR reporting and cost forecasting.

Main Duties and Responsibilities: 

Budget Control


  • Assist with budget preparation
  • Support and assist Estimating process from budget preparation through to sub-contractor procurement
  • Contribute to tender negotiations through to conclusion with sub-contractors and in conjunction with Production and Commercial Managers
  • Contribute to pre-contract and pre-start meetings
  • Identify potential build cost savings through alternative specification proposals
  • Provide cost information in relation to project risk and opportunity
  • Minimise expenditure on variations/day works by championing the Story Homes cost control procedure


Subcontract procurement and administration


  • Secure best rates through comprehensive tender lists ensuring a minimum of 3 sub-contractors per trade on each development
  • Appointment of Sub-Contractors in line with sub-contract Terms & Conditions
  • Secure best value achieved through procurement process
  • Gain approval of all sub-contractor tender lists prior to commencing tender process
  • Resolve cost discrepancies by collecting and analysing information


Commercial Reporting


  • Report accurate final account & cost-to-complete figures to the end of site development life
  • Minimise losses in CVRs through pro-active communication with other department functions in order to recognise potential value improvement
  • Produce CVR’s in accordance with timetable
  • Monitor and track changes to specifications in respect to cost implications and report to wider business
  • Contribute to progress and site meetings including those with subcontractor attendance and provide commercial reports


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Offered Salary
£60,000 + Package

Ross Henderson

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