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Quantity Surveyor - Milton Keynes

  • Location South East
  • Type Permanent
  • Salary Up to £50k Package + 10% Discretionary Bonus
  • Ref 12026

Quantity Surveyor Job in Milton Keynes

We have a new opportunity for Quantity Surveyor to join a growing regional 5-Star housebuilder based at their office near Letchworth, working on one of their long-term developments of 650 units in Didcot. Offering a package of up to £50,000 + 10% discretionary bonus, further scope for progression and flexible / remote working. The role would suit an Assistant Quantity Surveyor looking to progress or an existing Quantity Surveyor. Ideally you will be located between Letchworth and Didcot in Milton Keynes / Aylesbury areas.

They currently deliver 500 units per year and aim to reach 800 units per annum in the next couple of years, delivering 5-Star quality homes across the Southeast. They offer support for candidates who would like to pursue their RICS APC to MRICS status as well as a competitive benefits package. The role will be part site based in Didcot and office based in Letchworth with some flexibility to work remotely.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Establish a Subcontractor Register for site/s
  • Manage subcontractor tenders
  • Arrange and attend sub-contractor meetings and arrange all necessary paperwork
  • Produce the building estimate for each site, within 12 weeks of site commencement, in liaison with the Senior Quantity Surveyor
  • Ensure all costs known at the time of preparing the estimate are included either as actual amounts or provisions, including current sales values and or estimated costs
  • Present final draft to Building Director with analysis to previous estimates
  • Analyse, amend and input data in the costing system to compile monthly build cost reviews
  • Manage variances and update provisions to accommodate variations/changes so an accurate final cost forecast is prepared
  • Manage subcontractor payments and authorise interim valuations to enable payments to be made by the Accounts Department
  • Compile monthly cost reports
  • Carry out regular site visits to monitor works completed so valuations/applications can be checked for accuracy

Required Skills & Experience

  • 3+ years’ experience as a Quantity Surveyor (the role would suit a competent Assistant Quantity Surveyor ready to progress or an existing Quantity Surveyor)
  • Experience working for a housebuilder or main contractor with residential housebuilding experience
  • Experience in working on developments from pre-contract through to final accounts
  • RICS Accredited Degree or equivalent
  • UK Driving Licence

What you get back

  • Salary of up to £44,000 (negotiable)
  • Bonus 10 – 12% of Salary (discretionary)
  • Car Allowance £5460 or company car
  • Fuel card
  • Holiday 25 days + Bank Holidays rising to 30 days through years of service
  • Pension match scheme up to 10%
  • Bi-Annual health screening
  • Private medical after 5 years of service
  • Remote working
  • Flexible Working
  • RICS APC support


If you meet the criteria above, send us your CV and portfolio. We receive a large number of applications so if you do not hear back within 7 days consider your application unsuccessful this time. We will keep a copy of your details on file for future vacancies.

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Quantity Surveyor Job in Milton Keynes – Your Property Recruitment Specialists (Recruiter: Kelly Job Ref: 12026)

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