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QS | National Contractor/Developer | Gloucestershire | Up to £60k + P

QS | National Contractor/Developer | Gloucestershire | Up to £60k + P

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Quantity Surveyor

National Contractor/Developer


Up to £60,000 + Package

We are working with a leading employer, a national Contractor/Developer who due to regional

growth is seeking to bring on board an Quantity Surveyor to run and support on live

volume residential new build developments.


Typically required to:

  • Attend development meetings when appropriate, contract pre-start and subcontract package review meetings
  • Upon receipt of Contract Documentation, you will be responsible for checking all contract drawings to identify errors, omissions, anomalies and areas where unnecessary cost may arise
  • Receive initial tender information and assist in the preparation of the proposed tender lists and updating of subsequent procurement programmes
  • Preparing construction cost analysis, which includes analysis of quotations resulting from the tender enquiry, requesting additional and outstanding information as required
  • Assess site staffing levels and build programmes with the Construction Director to ascertain preliminary costs, including collating all cost information and preparing the start on site budget
  • Carry out pre-order meetings including all necessary Health & Safety requirements, finalising a tender sum and agreeing a stage payment schedule for payment purposes before preparing all contract documentation and placing the order
  • Place subcontractor orders, including interviews and checking references on selected subcontractors. You will then negotiate the contract sum within the budget, including finalising costs to cover all late variations
  • Issue variation orders and development changes alongside providing cost advice on major variations prior to issue. You will issue revised contract drawings to subcontractors; negotiating the cost of variations including liaising between Buyers and Build Managers. You will provide a full range of pricing information for purchaser’s extras
  • Check all costs posted to each contract, collate and reconcile all costs resulting from subcontract works, variation orders, site instructions, material order and preliminary / running costs. This will include providing monthly analysis of costs and identify possible areas of over expenditure at future dates
  • Check and arrange subcontractor payments, obtaining necessary authorisation for passing payments for all elements of subcontractor works. You will agree final accounts with subcontractors, ensuring all works have been carried out within budget and analysing costs to assist on future estimates
  • Take responsibility for the preparation of documents for the basis of external valuation with the client’s agent (CSA, Stage payment schedule, Tick offs)
  • Liaise with the Customer Service department on post-completion defects, providing cost advice where necessary
  • Attend site meetings, project team meetings, subcontractor meetings and surveying meetings as required


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Job Overview
Offered Salary
GBP60000 Per YEAR
Job Location
Gloucestershire, UK
Job Type

Ross Henderson

Managing Director + Headhunter