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Senior Quantity Surveyor


Up to £80,000

Full Time


Dandara Living is the specialist built-to-rent division of the Dandara Group. We are award-winning developers and operators of apartment buildings designed specifically for the rental market.

Our growing portfolio includes more than 7,400 homes in 10 towns and cities across the UK, and we now require an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor with experience of high rise residential projects. You will initially be based at our prestigious Unity & Armoury Project before moving on to the first phase of our 3,000 unit scheme, Warners Fields.

About You

You will be a driven individual with a working knowledge of JCT, or alternative forms of contract, and have proven cost management and project administration abilities on your own projects. Ideally you will have residential project experience with a recognised house builder (ideally on high rise schemes) and relevant industry qualifications would be beneficial. The successful applicant will be a team player, self-motivated and able to work using his/her own initiative. Experience of MS Excel and Word is essential and experience of using COINS would be desirable.

About the Role

  • General project coordination and administration
  • Preparation of initial site budgets
  • Liaison, co-ordination with other departments regarding development works including engineers, surveyors, buyers, interiors and the construction team
  • Management of junior members of the commercial team
  • Preparation of subcontract tender documents
  • Negotiation of subcontract packages
  • Chairing and preparation of minutes for Subcontract pre-order meetings
  • Preparation of subcontract documentation
  • Subcontract payments, variation claims and final account settlement
  • Coordination with contractors on site
  • Site visits and inspections
  • Liaison with external consultants with regard to cost issues
  • Payment of utility services as required
  • Obtain risk assessments, method statements and safety documentation from subcontractors
  • Preparation of monthly cost reports for submission to Directors
  • Preparation of external valuations for finance reporting and funding agreements
  • Continuous financial advice throughout project to Site Management team
  • Attendance of fortnightly Project Review meetings
  • Ensuring cost control on site throughout the development programme to completion
  • Maintaining site files and records
  • Ensuring correct cost coding of project costs.


For more information or to submit your CV, please contact vacancies@dandaraliving.com

Important Note

Dandara Living ONLY accepts direct applications. We accept no responsibility for any fees or costs related to applications or CVs submitted by recruitment agencies.

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