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Quantity Surveyor

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Job Description

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor (New Build Housing)

Location: Greater Manchester

Salary: Competitive (Circa £50k) plus excellent package benefits

A regional house builder, who are experiencing huge success within the new build residential market, are looking to add a Quantity Surveyor to their team in Greater Manchester.

My client have a unique position within the new build residential sector, building low cost homes, and are therefore experiencing great success in today's market. Many years of experience has made them specialists and a leading force within their market place. My client currently have 9 live sites across Greater Manchester with exciting upcoming developments in the pipeline. My client's half year results were significantly ahead of the previous year, with its homes in strong demand. The company, as a group, saw its unit sales rise 16.5% in a six month period from 2017-2018. The group's board expects the results for 2019 to be significantly more again.

This is an excellent opportunity for career progression. The ideal candidate will have worked for a volume house builder and will be looking to step up to a Senior QS role within 12 months. You will report directly into the Commercial Manager and Operations Director. You will be supported by an excellent apprentice QS who is a great asset to the team.

Having recently met with the Operations Director it is clear to see his intentions to promote from within and to look after the staff within all departments of the business. I have met with the management on numerous occasions and can vouch for their friendly and supportive nature.

My client will provide the right candidate with a salary of up to circa £50,000 plus competitive package depending on experience. This is not a fixed salary and can be adjusted higher for the right candidate if necessary.

Package benefits include (but are not limited to): Company Car (Jaguar XE) or car allowance (Circa £5.5k), company bonus (11%), and a fuel card to cover both business and personal miles.

My client is looking for a team player who shows clear drive and ambition to succeed and contribute their knowledge and experience to the company.

Key skills, knowledge and experience

Ability to work remotely

First rate communication and influencing skills

Good at developing relationships

Flexible - able to work at all levels and at hands on level

Proven written communication skills

Excellent level of numeracy

Computer literate in MS Office

Previous experience of building relationships with clients/customers

IT skills including Microsoft packages (advanced knowledge)

Previous experience working for a national house builder

Key attributes


Flexible and adaptable

Good verbal and written communicator

Excellent organisation skills


If you would like to speak to me in complete confidence regarding this opportunity please contact our Residential Specialist, Elle Mackie, direct on 07860 273 464 or apply to this job by submitting your CV online.

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