Senior Quantity Surveyor in Watford

75,000

85,000
Our client a leading Tier 1 developer are looking for a senior quantity surveyor to run their flagship development

ABOUT THE COMPANY

My client have been established as a housebuilder for over 60 years and currently have regional office bases throughout the UK. They are recognised as the highest quality major national housebuilder, having been awarded an exclusive ‘5 Star Housebuilder Award’ by the Homebuilders Federation. Projects to date range vastly in terms of specification and construction technique dependant on the location of the regional office. Major projects include multi-unit RC frame structures in Central London as well as town and village regeneration and low rise traditional build housing.

ABOUT THE ROLE

My client is currently looking for an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor to join the Commercial team. The projects are based around the Surrey area. The commercial team will consist of an assistant and quantity surveyor you will be expected to be able to manage a variety of your own packages. This is a career enhancing project that will add real value to your CV and experience moving into more senior positions later on in your career.

Duties to include but not be limited to;

Sub-contract tendering and procurement to meet required deadlines

Provide a detailed prelims cost budget and share with Site Manager at the appropriate time.

Payment of subcontractors, variation orders and settlement of final accounts.

Monitoring and explaining cost movements.

Manage the adoption process of public works.

Take specifications and drawings from Construction handover and prepare suitable packages for tender.

Analyse returned tender and recommend the most commercially viable contractor.

Monitor and explain subcontractor cost movements.

Responsible for subcontractor payments, variation orders and day works and settlement of final accounts.

Undertake monthly cost reports and estimate future likely cost expenditure.

Report on savings and excesses against budget costs to the Director.

Forecast final accounts.

Be aware of all codes of practice that impact on surveying e.g. Building Regulations, NHBC requirements, HSE etc.

Monitor, reconcile and recharge any costs, which relate to shared cost items with either other businesses within the Group or external Companies.

Attend pre start, specification and any other relevant concept meeting as required.

Input and maintain any computer based databases or systems.

REQUIREMENTS

Must have a minimum of 5 years Quantity Surveying experience

COINS experience

Must have residential developer experience

Qualified to HND level or higher with a valid CSCS card

Must be able to demonstrate job loyalty

REWARDS AND BENEFITS

Basic salary of up to £85,000 (depending on experience)

Company Car Allowance

Pension

Private medical cover

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About this Recruiter

Ed Davis
Residential Manager

A bit about me

I bring 10 years of recruitment experience to Cityscape Recruitment, including five years running my own firm specialising in recruiting for the residential development sector. I joined Cityscape to continue my focus on helping construction professionals in the residential sector find new career opportunities. I enjoy business development and have introduced some big housebuilders into the consultancy, who actively looking for new team members. Outside work, I am a massive Arsenal fan and enjoy watching my son play grassroots football.
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Cityscape Recruitment is not like any other construction recruitment agency. Our business does not have a sales-driven environment, instead, we reward quality over quantity.

We use our specialist industry knowledge to help introduce and guide construction professionals into companies that best suit their desired career aspirations and personal goals. From Quantity Surveyors to Site Managers to Civil Engineers, we work to the same objective of helping to enhance their careers.

And our relationships don’t end on day one of a new role – we pride ourselves on our ability to build long-lasting relationships with both clients and construction professionals. And we are fortunate enough to work with many leading construction companies and professionals in London and throughout the rest of the UK.

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Our clients range from small, privately owned specialist contractors right up to top-tier PLCs responsible for shaping our country’s landscape.

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We have worked with Alex Wallace and the Cityscape Recruitment team for a number of years now and find their service excellent.

They supply well matched and vetted candidates and very quickly understood all our requirements. They have always demonstrated good market knowledge and an ability to deliver to our requirements.

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I have used Cityscape Recruitment multiple times over the last 5 years. Very pleasant to deal with and all candidates put forward for interview are well suited to the position and well vetted by the team, so there is no time wasted with unsuitable applicants. I would highly recommend Cityscape. I intend to use them again in the future should any vacancies become available.

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Construction Recruitment FAQs

Here are answers to some questions that you may have.

At Cityscape Recruitment we have teams of consultants who find opportunities for construction professionals in the following sectors:

  • Main Contractor – Build
  • Fit Out and Refurbishment
  • Residential Development
  • Specialist Contract
  • Civil Engineering
  • Consultancy

Read more about our company here.

Our Residential Development team recruits for the very broad range of roles available in the Construction and Civil Engineering industries. From Quantity Surveyor to Technical Coordinator to Project Manager.

They can also recruit for the complete range of seniorities within these specialist areas. From Graduate roles, up to Heads of Departments and Managing Directors

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Our clients range from small, privately owned specialist contractors right up to top-tier PLCs responsible for shaping our country’s landscape. 

Some of our key clients are Statom Group, 8Build, AJ Morrisroe and Sons, VolkerFitzpatrick, Troy Group and Bellway Homes. 

Whatever your career aspirations may be, we will have the opportunities and the industry knowledge to share with you.

Our office is in Rickmansworth, West Hertfordshire. We are, therefore, best placed to provide recruitment services for London, the Home Counties, and the Southern Region of the country. However, we can and do recruit for the whole of the UK and have made many successful placements for construction professionals in the Midlands and the North and West regions of the country. 

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When you first contact us, be that through direct contact, responding to an advert or applying through our website, we will connect you with a consultant who works in your specialist area. 

Initially, they will arrange a meeting to talk through your CV and career history. They will encourage you to go into detail about your background and experiences, capabilities and responsibilities, personal circumstances and any other factors they feel are relevant to help them build up a well-rounded profile of you. 

We take extraordinary care in matching professionals to an opportunity – one that will help enhance their careers and a clients’ team. We therefore also use this meeting to empower you in your career. Using our extensive knowledge of the construction industry, we would provide in-depth overviews of businesses, projects and available roles, and guidance on where your strengths will add the most value and career potential. 

After this meeting, the consultant will speak to a number of their clients about you and your CV. Who they speak to can be either jointly agreed upon or you can trust the judgement and expertise of the consultant to contact clients they feel are the best fit for your experience and goals.

If any clients are interested in meeting with you, the consultant will manage the interview process, coaching you before any interviews if required. (Further guidance can be found here.)

If you are successful in receiving an offer(s), our consultant will communicate this with you and help to negotiate the offer(s) and any other terms of employment. 

Finally, we will support you in resigning from your current role, navigating potential counter offers and starting your new role.

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