Senior Quantity Surveyor – Student Accommodation – Client Side (MC)

psd group
£50 – 67k plus package
28 Apr 2021
13 May 2021
MC PR/362040
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is a leading Student accommodation business with a significant national portfolio.

As a result of continued growth and development they require a Senior Quantity Surveyor to enable the continued expansion of the business.


This is a newly created role supporting our Head of Commercial across a range of projects nationally, The work is varied and fast paced, and will include: feasibility estimates alongside external consultants on the new developments, utilising and ensuring our current refurbishment framework is effectively running, contract administration and management (JCT & NEC), de-risking projects through involvement in tender documentation, value engineering, cost plan due diligence.

Cost monitoring will play a large portion of the role and ensuring contracts are correctly finalised, including the closure of all variations, in line with the specific contractual time-frame and ensuring budget is maintained will be key to this role. 

Key Role Responsibilities:

  • Provide cost input into refurb and new development and refurbishment appraisals.
  • Monitor cost plans - highlighting potential risk and value add drivers
  • Utilise and critique the existing refurbishment framework, in line with benchmarked costings and programme information
  • Update the cost database for use in current and future project forecasting
  • Ensure contract variations are identified, valued and agreed with the contractors in a timely manner and in line with the specific construction contract(s)
  • Drive best value in all commercial relationships
  • Seek opportunities for adding value to current and future projects

About you

  • You will be highly numerate and analytical, with a commercial mindset.
  • Demonstrating strong time management skills, with the ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously with a track record of dealing with complex matters.
  • Commercially aware, you will be confident dealing with a wide range of people, possess excellent communication skills . 

This is a fantastic opportunity with a diverse forward thinking business.

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