Quantity Surveyor (Salford)

Job Type



Quantity Surveyor




£43.000 + £3.000 car allowance

The Company

  • A market leader in the construction and housing sector in the North West are actively looking to recruit an experienced Quantity Surveyor due to an increase volume of work they have been awarded recently
  • As a business with a great reputation for construction, this contractor is looking to offer a permanent position for the right person

The Role

  • Maintain all cost control procedures and work in compliance with the company policies and procedures
  • Be responsible for all relevant reporting as required
  • Have a sound knowledge of latest regulations and new home warranty provider standards
  • Manage and control the budget and valuations as well as always keeping up to date the estimated final costs, and having the ability to show absolute CVR
  • Liaise with management to prepare target build budgets
  • Contribute to value engineering of developments and manage any cost overruns in accordance with any contingency levels set
  • Prepare Trade Specifications for each tender package and obtain approval for this with the Commercial Manager and the project Contract Manager / Construction Director
  • Prepare tender packs using Management System and in accordance with company procedures
  • Liaise with Project Planner / Scheduler to ensure that orders are placed in a timely manner and well in advance of trades being required on site
  • Provide commercial and contractual support to Contract Managers and Site Teams in managing subcontractors that fall behind programme
  • Process sub-contract orders, payments and variations using Excel and COINS

Qualifications and experience

  • 4/5 years of experience within QS role within housebuilding sector
  • Qualified to HND (or higher) with a valid CSCS card
  • Strong knowledge of building regulations, warranty providers and Health and Safety requirement
  • Highly numerate with ability to gather interpret and present data
  • Strong I.T skills including usage of COINS

How to Apply?

  • If you’re interested please call Emma Twigg on 07951 445 519, e-mail Emma on e.twigg@ionic.jobs or apply online

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