Senior Quantity Surveyor

SQS Kent_1718788978
  • £70000 - £80000 per annum
  • Swanley, Kent

Senior Quantity Surveyor
£70K - £80K + package
Repairs & Maintenance

Daniel Owen are proud to be representing a leading Social Housing Contractor in the Kent area that are looking for a brand new Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their team.

You will be overseeing a team of QS's on various work streams including major planned works, responsive repairs and disrepair projects.

You will be reviewing applications for payments, as well as creation of weekly and monthly reports for the Commercial Manager and Commercial Director as required.

The Role:

Reporting to the Commercial Manager, your responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following;

  • Prepare and dispatch tender packages to subcontractors
  • Manage a team of QS's
  • Set up job files and all necessary records
  • Collate subcontractor tenders and in consultation with the Contracts Manager, award subcontracts
  • In conjunction with the Senior Quantity Surveyor, check and approve subcontractor claims for payment
  • Liaise with subcontractors to resolve queries
  • Assess and cost variations to contract
  • Update and maintain records
  • Assist with contract valuations
  • Assist with monthly cost/value reconciliations

To be successful in the role you will possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Experience in working in a repairs quantity surveying / commercial environment
  • Experience of working in a social housing / housing maintenance environment (either client or contractor side)
  • Previous experience of overseeing a team of QS's.
  • Understanding of NHF and other bespoke schedule of rate based contracts.
  • Good planning, budgeting, organising and prioritisation skills. Experience of keeping sound business records
  • Strong report writing skills and able to interpret financial and other systems data. A good standard of written business English and a good working knowledge of Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Able to build and sustain working relationships with different departments to achieve goals
  • Ability to work in a fast paced work environment and manage multiple activities and priorities to a deadline.
  • Willingness to take on new responsibilities and a desire to develop new skills to progress within the organisation.

If this sounds like a role that suits your profile, then feel free to get in touch.

Chloe Yarwood Senior Resourcing Consultant

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