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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Blue Octopus
LS10 1BL, Leeds
Competitive Salary - Depending on experience + Benefits
Closing date
27 Feb 2022

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Residential Development & Construction, Construction
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP
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Permanent, Full Time (37½ hours per week)

We are looking to recruit a Senior Quantity Surveyor, to join us based in Leeds, with a requirement to cover Sheffield too.


About the Role

As our Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will manage the day-to-day commercial control, reporting and management of multiple projects from award up to final account, ensuring the Commercial Manager / Head of Commercial are appraised of all progress.

Within the role, you’ll conduct site visits and carry out surveying duties; keeping your line manager appraised of the progress of all accounts, both client and sub-contract, through to finalisation. You’ll have effective commercial control of all allocated projects, including the provision of timely and accurate documentation in accordance with the reporting timetable, in particular CVR’s, forecasts, subcontract payments, continuous improvement documents, cash flow forecast, supervision and mentoring of staff reporting into the position and the commercial register.

In conjunction with the Procurement Team and Operations Team, you will ensure that the procurement of sub-trades and suppliers is undertaken in a timely and cost-effective manner and manage the timely production of the main/sub-contract final accounts, including re-measurement as necessary to ensure the best result, evaluation and agreement of all variations, extensions of time, loss and expense claims.

About You

We’re looking for an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor who has knowledge and understanding of measurement and valuation, with strong commercial skills to maximise value recovery. You’ll also have a good understanding of budgets and forecast management, CVR’s and supplementary financial reports and final accounts. Experience and knowledge of working within the social housing sector is preferred and an understanding of responsive, cyclical and planned maintenance is also a must, as is competency in IT systems and packages.


26 days holiday plus bank holidays, Company Car, enhanced pension plan, private healthcare, life assurance, training and development, funded professional subscription, share save, Work Perks discount and offer scheme, extensive wellbeing benefits and resources including online advice, guides, counselling support, 24hr digital GP, cycle to work, eye care vouchers, paid voluntary work, enhanced family polices and we will accommodate requests for flexible working where possible.

About Us

Morgan Sindall Property Services provide integrated asset management for housing associations and local authorities, focusing on improving the living conditions of residents and leaving a lasting legacy in the communities we serve.  Our services include, responsive repairs, void refurbishments, compliancy services and planned maintenance works.

With over 800 employees, we focus on a culture which puts people at the core of everything we do, encourages innovative thinking and always puts our customer first.

Build your career with a leading property services company, where we recognise that diversity of thought and talented people are key to our success.

MSPS are proud to support the resettlement of armed forces personnel.

Please refer to the full Job Description upon completing your application.

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