Senior Quantity Surveyor - High rise resi - Leeds

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2022-04-25 08:12:001970-01-01 RecruitBuild
Job Type Permanent Full Time
Location Leeds, West Yorkshire,United Kingdom,--Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Area Yorkshire and Humberside, England Yorkshire and Humberside England Leeds, West Yorkshire,United Kingdom,--Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Sector ConstructionConstruction - Quantity Surveyor
Salary £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car allowance + benefits package
Start Date ASAP
Advertiser remoteapi
Job Ref 894845_1650874320
Job Views 90


This is a very successful main building contractor operating throughout the UK. Although a tier one contractor it manages avoid the feel of a corporate and is very much a people focussed business.

The Yorkshire region is made up of high energy, ambitious individuals with an entrepreneurial culture that are looking for like-minded professionals to complement the team. Projects range from £1M to £50M within leisure and stadia, healthcare, education, commercial and residential sectors. They have a great deal of repeat business which is testament to the quality of the projects they deliver.


The current requirement is for a Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will act as number two on site under the Commercial Manager for a new build £30M high rise residential project in Leeds. This is a landmark scheme for Leeds and a great project to have on the CV. This will be a site-based role through the duration of the project.

You will play a key role in the commercial success of this and future schemes including:

  • To be a pivotal member of the regional commercial team.
  • Full Quantity Surveying skills including measurements, valuation, and agreement of work sections
  • Submitting accurate detailed payment applications
  • Identifying areas of overspend and waste
  • Identifying and reviewing areas of commercial risk and opportunity
  • Chasing payment certificates and outstanding payments
  • Ensuring records are made and recorded to support any variations and claims
  • Producing accurate internal reporting
  • Optimise cash in and the net cash position
  • Advise on commercial risks and opportunities within the project/s
  • Negotiate with clients representatives and other consultants
  • Advise Project Management on contractual implications of intended courses of action
  • You should be Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying or Commercial Management, ideally RICS qualified.

    This is a permanent role with excellent career progression. Salary is to £70,000pa (depending on experience) + car allowance + excellent package.

    Please note that every effort will be made to contact all applicants, however due to the high volume in candidate applications if you have not had a response to your submission within 10 days please assume that you have not been shortlisted for interview on this occasion.

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