Quantity Surveyor

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Quantity Surveyor

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    Construction, Residential

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  • Salary:

    £45,000 - £60,000 (Depending on experience)

  • Contact:

    Nancy Davies

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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​​Atkins Search are currently recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor to join a leading residential developer based in Sheffield.

Our Client


Our Client is a leading 5* residential developer who are looking for a motivated, determined and passionate individual to join their commercial team. The company are huge believers on progression and investing in their employees.

The Role


The opportunity will be to work within the Commercial team, reporting into the Commercial Manager. The role of the Quantity Surveyor would be based in the office and on site with flexible working available, overseeing and being profoundly involved in projects across South Yorkshire.


As a Quantity Surveyor you would be responsible for:


·         All cost control procedures, managing and controlling the budget and valuations by updating the estimated final costs and being able to show cost and value reconciliation

·         Be responsible for the compilation of all weekly, monthly and quarterly reports as required

·         Compile Site Start budgets and liaise with all departments to ensure documents are completed on time

•         Contributing to the designs/options to ensure the design is kept within the budget

•         Completing accurate costing for each relevant aspect of the site development

•         Maintain budget control throughout the development

•         Compile sub-contractor recommendations for approval

•         Prepare tenders and procure sub-contracts, goods and materials

·         Process sub-contractor orders, payments and variations

•         Attend site visits to ensure projects are running as planned and to cost

•         Supporting the Commercial team


The Candidate


The ideal candidate for the role of a Quantity Surveyor:


•         Have experience working for a residential developer on new build homes

•         Have an understanding of current market conditions and rates

•         Be numerate with good attention to detail, able to gather, interpret and present data to aid preparation of budgets and subsequent valuations

•         Be methodical and organised

•         Strong IT Skills, knowledge of computer systems within the commercial environment

•         Able to thrive under pressure in a fast-paced environment

•         Able to contribute towards the resolution of disputes, problems and cost issues

•         Have strong communication and interpersonal skills

•         Be a team player


The company understand the importance of ensuring all employees are cared for and happy whilst with the business and offer benefits such as:

•         Competitive salary

•         Competitive bonus scheme

•         Company car/ allowance

•         Annual medical health assessment

•         Clear progression and support for employees

•         Healthcare and pension

•         Family friendly policies


Please note, Assistant Quantity Surveyors will also be considered for the role.

Atkins Search act as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. We specialise in Construction, Consultancy, Residential and Infrastructure recruitment and service the East and West Midlands, South Yorkshire, Staffordshire, Lincolnshire, Peterborough and Northern Home Counties regions.