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Quantity Surveyor

Zodiac Recruitment
Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Closing date
6 May 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Project Management, Quantity Surveyor, Construction, Cost Management
Business Type
Application Type
Quick Apply

Job Details


Location: Chester

Salary: £40-£60k (dependant on experience)

Our Client is a leading UK house builder serving local communities across the UK. They have numerous operating businesses in England, Wales and Scotland.

They are looking for people like you, and this could be your opportunity to start building your new career.

What is the Quantity Surveyor role?

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Commercial Team in their Chester office. This Quantity Surveyor role typically reports to the Commercial Manager. The purpose of the Quantity Surveyor role is to manage all commercial and financial aspects of assigned projects and contracts to ensure completion is on time, within budget and to legal and quality assurance requirements and regulations.

The Quantity Surveyor role will include

• Contribute to the management of a range of legal and contractual issues to ensure the construction project remains profitable while complying with Company guidelines.

• Conduct various studies in a timely manner to estimate materials, time and labour costs, to ensure costs are established and controlled and projects complete on time and within budget.

• Appoint and retain subcontractors, including sourcing and negotiation of contracts, to ensure resources are available to achieve build and quality targets.

• Manage subcontractor performance against Company guidelines, to ensure costs are controlled and projects complete on time, to the desired quality standards and within budget.

• Work cohesively with other departments across the Company to ensure achievement of targets. • Produce accurate and timely valuation reports and management information to enable the Commercial management team to make informed business decisions.

• Advocate the Group Health, Safety and Environment Policy while ensuring compliance throughout the team to ensure health and safety standards are met.

What experience, qualifications and skills are they looking for?

• Experience within the house building industry is essential

• Understanding of HSE building regulations and legal guidelines

• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

• Fully conversant with Microsoft Package, including Excel and Word

• Familiar with balance sheets, profit and loss accounts and business plans

What’s in it for you?

The Salary & Benefits package:

• Salary competitive (DOE)

• Company car or car allowance

• Contributory pension

• Life cover

• Healthcare

• Hybrid Working Policy for core roles in the business allowing staff on completion of probation to apply for home working up to 2/3 days per week.


If you are interested in this Quantity Surveyor position in Chester, then please click on the link to apply.

If you are interested in hearing about any other opportunities within the Quantity Surveying field, please contact us on 01792 940001.


Zodiac Recruitment has 17 years’ recruitment experience and specialise in the Engineering, Planning and Surveying sectors.  Our Recruitment Consultants are experts in their field and take time to understand what our clients and candidates are looking for to ensure that we offer a consistently high level of service. Whether you are a Graduate looking for that first career step, an experienced professional looking for that strategic move or an employer looking for a Recruitment Partner, Zodiac’s considerable experience can help you achieve your goal.


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01792 940 000

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