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Quantity Surveyor

Bromsgrove and Redditch Councils
£38,223.00 to £42,403.00
Closing date
31 Jul 2024

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Situated in North Worcestershire, Bromsgrove District Council and Redditch Borough Council share services.  The Councils are committed to being a customer driven organisation, with our customers at the heart of everything we do; focused on improving delivery services that make a difference to the community that we serve.

The role 

The post holder will be responsible for the development of appropriate contract documentation, procurement of goods, services and works contracts across Housing Property Services.  With the delivery of these contracts the post holder is responsible for the financial measurement and valuation of works, preparing interim payments and final accounts together with all necessary project related financial reports.

Key Requirements 

To prepare contract documents (Tenders, Bills of Quantities, Work schedules, Specifications and Schedule of Rates) and to procure goods, services and works contracts. This will include participating in the evaluation of tenders and reporting on the outcome.

To undertake site measurement and the valuation of works undertaken including the preparation of payment notification and all relevant associated documentation.

To prepare and agree costs for variations and non-standard items of work.

To prepare, analyse and agree claims and final accounts.

To produce relevant financial reports for projects and contracts.

To maintain knowledge of standard methods of measurement and standard forms of contracts.

To assess, collate and present leaseholder contributions together with relevant service charges and conduct a review where required.

To assist and prepare any relevant returns associated with Government or Regulator requirements including external funding providers.

Skills & experience 

At least 2 years’ post qualification experience within the Construction Industry to include pre and post contract Quantity Surveying duties.

Knowledge of various forms of Building Contracts 

Experience of budget management covering both revenue and capital together with external funding sources

Experience of creating and issuing relevant contract administration documents

Degree or equivalent in Quantity Surveying

Must be flexible and have a ‘can do’ attitude and approach in supporting the demands and specific needs of the service 

Additional Information

The Councils offer a range of staff benefits:

  • Local Government pension
  • Generous leave entitlements starting at 25 days plus bank holidays (pro-rata)
  • Flexible working, where appropriate
  • Employee Assistance Programme 
  • Access to employee benefits platform.  Where you can find discounts for high street shops, leisure discounts, holiday discounts, salary sacrifice schemes and more

What next

Need further information? please contact Andrew W Rainbow (recruiting manager) on 07929095646 or email or email 

Closing date for completed applications; 31 July 2024 (Midnight)

Interviews are due to take place week commencing 5 August 2024

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