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Senior Quantity Surveyor


London, GB

Our vision is simple - TopHat was founded to deliver beautiful homes, sustainably. We use advanced manufacturing and the latest technology to delivery ultra-low carbon homes, whilst keeping costs as low as possible. We manufacture homes in a controlled environment, removing uncertainties, improving quality and reducing costs. We have extensive experience of delivering projects in different ways to ensure that our customers get the solutions they need.


We've built over 200 homes with a pipeline far in excess of this. We are also a manufacturer; operating in a 125,000 sq ft factory in Derbyshire and have well advanced plans to build another one 5 times bigger. 



We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join our Commercial/Deployment team here at TopHat on a full time, permanent basis.


Job description:

  • Sole responsibility for a project or a number of smaller projects commercially from bid through to final account
  • Liaising directly with the factory procurement team
  • All Quantity Surveying duties including measurement, valuation and agreement of work packages
  • Preparation of tender enquiries for subcontract works packages and analysis of tender returns followed by package recommendation report
  • Preparation of interim applications for payment and internal valuations
  • Interim administration and settlement of subcontractors' accounts
  • Develop and maintain relationships with supply chain partners
  • Negotiate with clients and other consultants
  • Advise project team on contractual implications of intended courses of action
  • Preparation of monthly contract review reports, CVRs and Cashflows
  • Keep your manager and the wider team fully advised of any issue / risk which has arisen or might arise, and which could affect the business / project


Do you fit the bill?

  • NVQ / HND in relevant construction discipline
  • Appropriate CSCS card
  • Relevant H&S training
  • Experience in working with Framework Agreements
  • Team Player
  • Resilient
  • Excellent time management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a good attention to detail
  • Able to communicate effectively within a team and engage with stakeholders at all levels of the business
  • Extensive experience in managing all aspects of the commercial function
  • Is not knocked off balance by ambiguity, uncertainty and change
  • Ability to demonstrate TopHat values.


What we can offer you

  • Circa £75,000 per annum (depending on experience) 

  • £5,000 car allowance 

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays

  • Aviva Health Insurance

  • Group Life Assurance

  • Income Protection

  • Subsidised Canteen (Derby site only)

  • Enhanced Group Pension Scheme, matching up to 6%

  • Flexible Working (role dependant)

  • Enhanced Paternity and Maternity Pay


At TopHat we welcome applications from all backgrounds and are committed to creating a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture where everyone can succeed and be themselves. Not only is it the right thing to do, but it makes our business what it is today. We value diversity and we particularly welcome applications from BAME communities, women and anyone with disabilities as we are underrepresented in these areas.

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