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Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
  • Sector: Residential
  • Position: Senior Quantity Surveyor
  • Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: LW-N10_1511191625
Job description



An exciting new opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor to join an award winning new build housing business based in their Peterborough office, covering the Midlands region.

You will be responsible for managing all costs relating to building and civil engineering projects. Your focus is to minimise the costs of a project and enhance value for money, whilst still achieving the required standards and quality. You will be expected to manage all commercial duties on residential developments across the region.

For this role, it is essential that you can demonstrate a proven track record working as a Quantity Surveyor on new build housing developments.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Analysis of tender allowances
  • The measurement and valuation of works (on site and from drawings), for valuations, variations and final accounts.
  • Agreement of valuation dates and preparing, submitting and agreement of interim valuations in accordance with those dates.
  • Administering and/or advising on Main Contract and Subcontract conditions
  • Subcontract and Design Procurement
  • Subcontract payments, variations and final accounts
  • Submission of Cost Value Reconciliations
  • Preparation of cost to complete
  • Financial Reporting
  • Cash management and maximisation
  • Cash Flow and Turnover forecast
  • Provision of standard reports
  • Internal Valuations/CVRs and subcontract liability reports in accordance with schedule of accounting period end dates and deadlines


Experience and Qualifications:
  • Experience of working within the Construction or House building industry, specifically on new build
  • You will be degree qualified and member of theRICS orIOB (or moving towards professional membership).