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Quantity Surveyor

Job description


Job Title: Quantity Surveyor
Location:Kent - West Malling


Thorn Baker's Multiple-Award-Winning client is looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join one of their factories. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work for the UK's leading provider of affordable mixed tenure homes, a company which values integrity, caring, and quality in every area.

As their Quantity Surveyor you will be responsible for managing all costs relating to their projects. Your focus is to minimise the costs of a project and enhance margin and value for money, whilst still achieving the required standards and quality. This will also include procurement, subcontract management inclusive of administration of the contract, monthly payments and final account settlement.


What's in it for you:

  • £50k salary + 10% bonus
  • £5.5k car allowance
  • Competitive contributory pension+ private healthcare
  • Agile working possible
  • Continual investment in professional development


Your Responsibilities:

  • Collating and issuing tender packs for sub-contractor work packages.
  • Negotiation and analysis of sub-contractor tender returns.
  • Producing tender analysis for subcontract work packages.
  • Completion of Subcontract orders and variations.
  • Subcontract payments, variations, and final accounts.
  • Completing Monthly CVRs and cost reporting.
  • Cost reporting and budget control.
  • Attending site project meetings.
  • Responsible for project lead with HA, including prepare and issue monthly HA valuations, cash flow forecasts, key date trackers.


Required Skills:

  • Minimum HNC in Surveying or Construction or equivalent.
  • Experience of working within the Construction industry for a residential housing. developer.
  • Excellent IT, analytical and communication skills.
  • COINs user experience.
  • Professional membership of MCIOB or RICS preferable (or working towards such qualification).


For further information relating to the role, please contact Rhian Newman of Thorn Baker on 07969 972412 or email

Key Skills: New build, Housing, Sustainable homes, Quantity Surveyor, Analysis, Housing, Residential, Construction, QS, Quantity Surveyor, HND HNC, COINS, RICS MCIOB