Senior Quantity Surveyor

Dublin North Permanent
  • Barratt Developments is one of the UK's leading Housebuilder
  • 5-star builder 12 years in a row

About Our Client

The organisation's focus on delivering community spaces is enhanced by their community focus internally ensuring that anyone with drive and talent can pursue their ideal career. They have an excellent track record of rewarding and caring for their employees which was never more visible than during the coronavirus pandemic.

As the UK's number one housebuilder, Barratt is a key part of the UK's recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. As a result of the increased construction activity Barratt is recruiting for multiple Technical Coordinators across the South East of England. Barratt Developments welcomes applications from outside of the UK (e.g. Ireland) and relocation support may be considered for certain roles.

Job Description

As the Senior Quantity Surveyor you will be part of a team managing cost and driving value across all Barratt projects. You will undertake commercial and surveying activities for large sites and will be involved in teaching and training junior team members. Your key responsibilities will include:

Maintaining cost control procedures and consistently managing project budgets

  • Production of weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports
  • Contribute to design options to ensure best value
  • Compile site start budget to ensure timely commencement of construction and marketing
  • Prepare tenders and oversee procurement of sub-contractors
  • Process sub-contractor orders, payments, and variations using Excel and COINS
  • Keep abreast of any potential changes to construction methods or materials which may impact on cost
  • Lead a commercial team and ensure all team members are receiving the required training and development

The Successful Applicant

To apply for the Senior Quantity Surveyor position you will:

  • Be a qualified surveyor and possess a valid CSCS card
  • Demonstrate a background in managing project budgets for residential developments
  • Show an understanding of current market conditions and cost rates
  • Have the ability to contribute positively to the resolution of cost issues
  • Be highly numerate and be able to interpret financial data
  • Have a high IT proficiency (MS Excel)
  • Demonstrate the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Management

What's on Offer

The offer to the successful Senior Quantity Surveyor will be an opportunity to deliver a real impact at the UK's leading housebuilder at a time of significant construction activity providing varied work.

Barratt consistently offers career progression opportunities across their divisions in the South East of England.

You will join a business with a proven history of caring for their staff as shown by the highly competitive remuneration:

  • Competitive base salary (depending on experience)
  • A comprehensive benefits package including bonus, travel allowance, pension, and private medical insurance
  • Barratt also offers a wide range of other financial, wellbeing, and family friendly benefits. These include, but are not limited to: cycle-to-work scheme, gym membership discounts, season ticket loans, retirement planning, house purchase discount, professional qualification support, enhanced maternity/paternity and enhanced adoption pay

Barratt Developments welcomes applications from outside of the UK (e.g. Ireland) and relocation support may be considered for certain roles.

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Job summary

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Quantity Surveyor
Dublin North
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Emma Coombs
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