Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Job Reference: GM - SQS - H
  • Date Posted: 29 March 2021
  • Recruiter: Daniel Owen Ltd
  • Website:
  • Location: Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £50,000 to £70,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Car Allowance & Benifits
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: FULL TIME

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.