Senior Quantity Surveyor MEAR71689

Expiring today

Tonbridge, Kent
Highly Competitive Salary
21 Sep 2018
19 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Quantity Surveyor MEAR71689


Highly Competitive Salary

Here at Mears Group our vision is to make a positive difference to the communities we serve.

We do this by improving homes, improving communities and improving lives and our approach is based on the development of outstanding partnerships with employees, clients, tenants, customers, their families and the wider community.

With staff of all ages and walks of life, a job with Mears has a rewarding impact on the lives of others and your own life. With offices across the UK, a job at Mears could be just around the corner.

We currently have an opportunity for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join our team based in Tonbridge.

Within this role, you will be responsible for managing the Quantity Surveying service to a large Planned Refurbishment work contract (circa £10-15m per annum) on behalf of our client Clarion Group.

You will manage the commercial processes that go with all financial aspects of contracting.  You will be responsible for financial forecasting (cash and turnover) and budget productions as well as Quantity Surveying to the assigned workstreams; you will have a smaller portfolio of your own work as well as the overarching management of the QS functions.

In order to be successful in this role, it is essential that you have experience of sub-contract negotiations and preparation of commercial documentation coupled with experience in managing individuals, teams and processes.

With knowledge of contracts and contract law, you should also have experience with PPC/TPC2005 partnering contract with open book and target costs and an understanding of HR processes in order to manage effectively.

You must be confident in margin accounting, able to produce CVR/CTCs, and have an understanding and awareness of overheads reporting and annual budgeting.

In addition, the successful candidate will have experience of working on partnering framework arrangements alongside a technical understanding of typical trades likely to be found within social housing refurbishment and awareness of current industry regulations.  Proficiency in all MS applications, especially Excel, is also a requirement.

Although not essential, a formal Quantity Surveying qualification would be an advantage.

This position comes with a car or car allowance as standard.


Candidates for this role must hold a full UK driving licence


Shortlisted candidates will be required to complete a simple competency test prior to interview


Please refer to the full job description upon applying

Once you join the family, you'll have online access to a range of voluntary and flexible benefits, including...

  • Training and development
  • Long service and additional holiday leave - Colleagues who stay for a period of time at Mears are rewarded for their service.
  • Seeing first-hand the impact you have on the lives of the people you support

Mears Group PLC and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunities Employers


This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.

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