Senior Quantity Surveyor

Are you an experienced Quantity Surveyor? Are you looking for progression?  Linear Recruitment are currently working with a New Build Housing Developer, who are looking for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join the team due to an increasing workload across the year.

Location is Sunderland.

Responsibilities of the role:

  • Be responsible for 1 or more sites, varying size and complexity. You will set up budgets, produce Bi-monthly valuations.
  • Manage weekly and monthly payments efficiently, resolve any item disputes, and produce an accurate picture of site financial status.
  • Conduct site valuations regularly and present to the Board of Directors to specify any variation from budgeted figures.
  • Take on negotiations to secure the best possible rates for sub-contract appointment to maximise margins.
  • Utilise Company system software to set up new sites and establish budget, forecasting site profitability for financial planning verification.
  • Cooperate with other departments such as; Construction, Sales, Customer Care and Accounts to ensure the sites run efficiently.
  • Comply with Company responsibilities, defined in the Groups Health, Safety and Environment Policy and ensure this is implemented with in the teams  to promote safety in the way projects are built.
  • Provide assistance to the manager when making key business decisions and attend regional meetings regularly as the relevant subject expert.

What are we looking for:

  • Previous experience in the UK Residential House Building Sector.
  • Full UK driving License.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Capacity to oversee busy projects each at different stages of development, whilst having excellent project management and time management skills.


  • Competitive salary (DOE)

Please feel free to contact me for a confidential chat/ more information on 07718483229 or alternatively you can email me on

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