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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Job Title: Senior Quantity Surveyor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire, England
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + + Car Allowance & Benifits
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: FULL TIME
REF: GM - SQS - H_1649858451
Contact Name: Gregor McDonald
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Senior Quantity Surveyor


Permanent - Very Competitive Salary & Car Allowance

Property Maintenance

Daniel Owen are proud to be representing a well-known housing association based in Hertfordshire who are looking for a highly skilled Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their team.

They are looking for an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor who is experienced in small to large scale new build/residential projects and experience working within a housing association, contractor or local authority.

  • Develop an understanding of the designated contract, specification and pricing to prepare the scope of works ensuring compliance with conditions throughout the contract.
  • Negotiating and Pricing Target Costs for future contracts awarded through Frameworks agreements and monitor preliminary expenditure
  • Value Engineering pre & post Tender
  • Managing a team of 3-4 surveyors
  • Submit Change Requests/Variations to ensure additional works are recorded and paid for by the client; including design changes.
  • Management and control of subcontract and variation accounts to prepare and accurately forecast final accounts.
  • Experience within a senior surveying position reporting to either a commercial manager or director, with a proven track record working closely with key members from the client (building and maintaining relationships)
  • Experience with JCT suite of contracts in a main contractor background (new build)
  • Technically knowledgeable of general construction methods including modern methods of construction, steel frame, concentre frame, etc (new build)
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Good level of numeracy
  • Good influencing skills

Key Knowledge:

  • Property services/construction industry knowledge
  • IT and Excel Literate
  • HNC or Quantity surveying qualification required.
  • RICS accredited.

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