Role Overview:

In a Nutshell…

We have a great opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor to join our team within Vistry Bristol, at our Emerson Green office in Bristol. As our Quantity Surveyor, you will be responsible for managing all costs relating to our projects. Your focus is to minimise the costs of a project and enhance margin and value for money, whilst still achieving the required standards and quality. This will also include procurement, subcontract management inclusive of administration of the contract, monthly payments and final account settlement.

We are pleased to say, this role can accommodate agile working arrangements.


Let’s cut to the chase, what’s in it for you…

  • Competitive basic salary and annual bonus
  • Company car, car allowance or travel allowance
  • Agile working possible (dependent on role)
  • Up to 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Private Healthcare 
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Competitive contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance – 4 x your annual salary
  • Share incentive schemes
  • Employee rewards portal with many more benefits…

In return, what we would like from you…

  • Behave in line with our company values – Integrity, Caring and Quality
  • HNC in Surveying or Construction or equivalent
  • Experience of working within the Construction industry for a residential housing developer or a main contractor providing residential housing on behalf of a client.
  • Excellent IT, analytical and communication skills
  • Strong mathematical ability
  • Ability to assess and analyse information
  • Good business sense
  • Good understanding of budget management
  • Negotiating and networking skills
  • COINs user experience
  • Enthusiasm
  • Flexibility
  • Able to work within a busy team and under pressure
  • Good team working skills
  • Accurate with an eye for detail
  • A methodical approach
  • Willing to work extra to meet deadlines as and when the business needs require it

Desirable –

  • HND or higher qualification
  • Professional membership of MCIOB or RICS preferable or working towards such qualification.
  • National House builder experience
  • Different methods of construction i.e. Timber Frame

More about the Quantity Surveyor role…

  • Customer focused mindset.
  • Work within an Operational delivery Team for your sites.
  • Managing less experienced member(s) of the Surveying Team
  • Prepare Commercial section of Site Start Execution Plans for your schemes.
  • Collating and issuing tender packs for sub-contractor work packages
  • Negotiation and Analysis of Sub contractor tender returns
  • Producing tender recommendations for sub contract work package awards
  • Completion of Sub Contract orders and variations
  • Subcontract payments, variations and final accounts
  • Completing bi-monthly CVRs
  • Robust Cost reporting and Budget control
  • Attending site project meetings
  • Responsible for project lead with our partners/clients, including prepare and issue monthly valuations, cash flow forecasts, key date trackers

Finally, let’s tell you a bit more about us…

We’re Vistry Group, the UK’s leading provider of affordable mixed-tenure homes. Our core values of integrity, caring, and quality shape all we do; our partnership-led approach helps us build sustainable communities where they’re needed most.

You’re probably familiar with our unmatched portfolio of brands: Linden Homes, Bovis Homes and Countryside Homes. We also have Vistry Works, our timber frame manufacturing operation, and Vistry Services, our support functions. Together, we build more than homes, so there’s nowhere better to build your career. We’re proud that our culture sees everyone treated fairly and respectfully, with diversity and inclusion a top priority and reasonable adjustments provided during the application process. Join us in making Vistry.


Job Type: Permanent – Full Time
Location Detail: Linden House, The Jacobs Building,Berkeley Place, Bristol, BS8 1EH

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