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Quantity Surveyor

Competitive salary + bonus + company car and fuel card or car allowance

We are currently recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor to join our dynamic North East Development team based at our Sunderland head office.


To be considered for the role you will currently be employed as a Quantity Surveyor who has experience within the house building industry.


Key duties and requirements

  • Managing build costs, cash flows and budget financial information for the region.
  • Ensuring Group policies and processes are followed and reported fully on all development/ build-related expenditure adding value to the wider business and delivering the commercial objectives of the Region.
  • Managing the working partnerships with Housing Associations, third party providers and sub-contractors to ensure that all contractual terms are met and ensure that all orders are placed, managed and settled as per policies and procedures.
  • Engaging fully in the process of determining and agreeing site start programmes and timescales.
  • Assisting in the production of comprehensive Commercial reports and estimates for inclusion in Land Appraisals.
  • Management of the PFA.
  • Actively managing communications and operational interfaces with internal and external stakeholders to achieve the Regional business plan.
  • Authorising and committing expenditure.
  • Producing key status reports and updates on all KPIs relating to the commercial function.  

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for an experienced and knowledgeable Quantity Surveyor who possesses excellent communication skills (to include relationship building).


You must be able to demonstrate excellent report writing, a strong understanding of Quantity Surveying within the house building industry and a keen Commercial awareness.


To be considered for this role you must also possess;

  • In depth knowledge and experience within the Quantity Surveying field ideally with a key focus on new homes
  • Good awareness of codes of practice that impact on commercial matters e.g. Building Regulations, NHBC requirements, HSE etc.
    • Knowledge of Construction Design Management Regulations
    • Full UK Driving licence
  • A good understanding of the financial implications of the methods and sequences of build.
  • Good Finance / Commercial awareness &Technical knowledge
  • In-depth knowledge of the Construction Industry
  • Good Knowledge of commercial and financial management systems and controls

Avant Homes

The team at Avant Homes receive a high volume of applications for each role. If you have not heard back from us within 14 days, unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful at this time.