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Senior Quantity Surveyor - Permanent - West Sussex - £50,000 - £60,000 per year


Senior Quantity Surveyor - Permanent - Three Bridges, West Sussex - £50,000 - £60,000 per year

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join a National House Builder, who has a great site in West Sussex and are building much-needed family homes. If you have 5+ years of experience working client-side for a Developer or House Builder and want a new challenge, this could be it. The Senior Quantity Surveyor will report into the Commercial Director and have responsibility for delivering these new homes.

Senior Quantity Surveyor responsibilities:

  • Managing the procurement costs relating to multiple building projects in accordance with the Commercial timetable.
  • Working closely with Contracts Manager, Project/Site Managers, Technical Manager, Sales Manager and Customer Care Manager;

Apply change control procedure;

  • Advising on a range of legal and contractual issues;
  • Manage sub-contractor accounts including ensuring that payments are timely and correct, and any other commercial issues are resolved;

Prepare and maintain procurement schedules;

  • Produce monthly CVR reports to monitor and control project finances below the construction budget;
  • Reviewing sub-contractor queries and general sub-contract administration;
  • Prepare, monitor and control risk and opportunity schedule;
  • Ensure that the site is insured;
  • Oversee QS’s and Assistant QS’s; including training plans and appraisals;
  • Ensure work packages are procured, managed and financially controlled in a timely manner to meet construction programme;
  • Monitor objectives of direct reports;
  • Ensure direct reports follow correct procedures;
  • Assist the Commercial Manager with relevant duties including preparation of financial reports for mainboard meetings;
  • Manage Sales Extras procedures;
  • Finalise and issue monthly cashflows.
  • As part of the effective delivery of our Performance Development framework, provide coaching and regular feedback to maximise performance delivery and development, encouraging collaboration and empowerment
  • Ensure effective communication that enables engagement and enablement
  • Develop and ensure safe working practices
  • Experience, Skills and Knowledge required
  • Methodical way of thinking;
  • Good knowledge of construction;
  • Excellent problem-solving skills;
  • Knowledge and experience of cost control, procurement and commercial aspects of construction/house building;
  • Good financial and numeracy management skills;
  • Excellent communication and negotiating skills;

Ability to process complex information and assess requirements readily;

  • Experience using COINS operating system;
  • Conscientious and diligent work ethic;
  • Organised, enthusiastic with a positive attitude;
  • Must hold a Full Driving Licence; valid to drive in the UK;
  • Must hold a relevant CSCS card;
  • Main Contractor or Developer experience

Get in touch to find out how we can help you today.

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