Job Description

Fortitudo, a multi-award-winning developer based in Poole, has a fantastic opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor or Senior Quantity Surveyor to join our team at an exciting time of growth. The company has a reputation for delivering a mixture of unique and high-quality homes across the South coast, with projects ranging from large-volume mix-use sites to smaller exclusive high-value developments.

The successful Quantity Surveyor will be involved in a variety of projects, working within the Construction team to help deliver projects, with a focus on minimising costs and enhancing value for money whilst still achieving the high standards of quality that Fortitudo expect.

The role will be office based with weekly site visits, so having a driving license will be essential.

The ideal candidate will have relevant qualifications either a degree or HND/HNC with previous residential experience from a residential developer or house building background.

Main Duties:

  • Procurement and negotiation of sub-contracts.
  • Agreeing monthly payment valuations.
  • Monitoring and reporting progress on site.
  • Attending development progress meetings.
  • Agreeing instructions and processing variations.
  • Working with and alongside the design team.
  • Knowledge or experience in estimating would be a benefit but not essential.
  • Agreeing final accounts.

Must Have:

  • Full UK driving license.
  • Good MS Office Skills.
  • Well organised, diligent, self-motivated, and proactive.
  • Qualifications in Construction – Degree or HND/HNC.

This role is office-based only, applicants must be willing to travel to the office daily.

Location: Poole (office based – working from home is not an option)

Working days: Monday – Friday (full-time)

Working hours: 8:00-17.00 with a 30-minute break

Salary: Competitive salary and package to be agreed, depending on experience

Holiday: 35 days including bank holidays

Start date: ASAP