quantity surveyor in northampton

job type
£ 50,000 per year
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job details

northampton, east midlands
job category
construction & property
job type
working hours
£ 50,000 per year
reference number
0121 212 7790
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job description

We have a unique opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor to work for a fast growing housebuilder based in Northampton.

You will become a key member of the Regional Commercial Team, focusing on delivering profitability for the region through cost planning and control, contractor procurement and general commercial input through the private development process.

The role requires extensive experience of preparing cost plans and a thorough understanding and experience of the whole development process. You will be highly motivated and will have a proven ability to provide a high-quality service to clients.


* Competitive package
* Central location of office and sites
* Excellent progression opportunities within a fast growing team
* Flexibility in terms of specific sites

You will be involved in various work streams including the following:

* Increasing trade contractor base by identifying new trade partners and improving relationships with existing trades contractors
* Procuring new site starts
* Negotiation
* Cost planning
* Monitoring and controlling build costs
* Developing effective relationships
* Training and developing members of the commercial department

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

* Ideally Chartered Quantity Surveyor (MRICS)
* Experience in the residential sector
* Ability to demonstrate up to date core QS skills such as preparation of estimates, cost plans, budgets, cashflow forecasts, RCA's, interim and final accounts, valuations and payment certificates, provide cost consultancy advice generally and provide commercially driven advice to clients
* Client facing with good relationship building/networking skills
* Highly organised and excellent organisational skills

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.




HNC quantity surveying

educational requirements

BSc quantity surveying