Quantity Surveyor - Manchester - Housebuilder

  • Location

    Greater Manchester, England

  • Sector:

    Quantity Surveyor

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  • Salary:

    £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Charlie Lever

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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  • Client:


A leading Manchester based Construction Main Contractor and Housebuilder is looking to hire a Quantity Surveyor to join a high value new build housing project in Manchester.

My client offers competitive salary, great benefits and flexible work life balance. Also, the opportunity to work on a flagship project and play a significant part in the project.


  • Managing the budget and contractual relationships of the building project
  • Negotiate and place orders for labour and material sub-contractors, labour only contractors and material suppliers on a competitive tender basis to ensure the business output is delivered on programme and within budget.
  • Work alongside other departments to ensure project viability and improve cost effectiveness.
  • Ensure all specifications and programmes are complied with
  • Monitor invoicing procedures and resolve any issues
  • Monitor and explain all cost movements within the site valuation.
  • Have responsibility for processing all Contractor, subcontractor and consultant orders and payments, variation orders and day works.
  • Undertake site valuations of production at budgeted cost on a quarterly basis.
  • Report on savings and excesses against budget costs
  • Carry out full CVR process and prepare and present information for monthly Profit & Loss meetings.
  • Forecast final accounts and prepare and present cost to complete reports.
  • Calculate all the prime costs on developments within the business, reporting any movements in the costs since the preparation of the land purchase exercise
  • Assist in the preparation of Site Budgets
  • Detail a labour cost schedule including anticipated target hours.
  • Maintain the development budget
  • Assist with site adoption works and manage closed site provisions.
  • Assist in monthly WIP and cash flow forecasting.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Will have demonstrable experience working as a Quantity Surveyor or Intermediate Quantity Surveyor for a Main Contractor or Housebuilder working on similar new build projects
  • Will hold a relevant degree or experience within the Construction industry
  • Possess a good knowledge of Building Regulations
  • IT Literate