Quantity Surveyor – Property Developer (Resi Development M1 / Malahide)

CapEx are recruiting on behalf of a progressive Developer who self-delivers a substantial proportion of their projects in addition to appointing Main Contractors to build out for them, depending on the project type and location.

The company has a number of major projects underway with a mix of urban apartment schemes and also residential / housing developments in Kildare, Meath, Louth and Co Dublin.

They have a new development in the Malahide / Donabate area of North Co Dublin accessible off the M1 / M50 or N2 corridor.



Assist in the smooth operation of the QS department and assisting the Managing QS and Contracts Manager in the overall running of the Contract.

Responsible for agreeing project budgets and managing all project costs.



  • Reporting on the overall performance of the project.
  • Monthly CVR and Accrual reporting on the project.
  • Specific analysis on the preliminaries performance on the project.
  • Detailed analysis and approval of outgoing sub-contractor and supplier payment.



  • Understand the respective obligations and responsibilities of the parties to the contracts and provide direction to site colleagues.
  • Responsible with the Contracts Manager for the smooth administration of contracts from start up to final account.
  • Attending and contributing to site start up meetings with site management to ensure the requirements of the contract are understood.
  • Attending and contributing to site meetings as required.
  • Attending and contributing to sub-contractor meetings as required.
  • Responsible for obtaining all collateral warranties from sub-contractors and make them aware from the outset of their obligations under the contract.
  • Ensuring relevant monthly reports are issued in the agreed format and within the timeframe agreed.



  • Responsible for managing overall costs on the project and any variations.
  • Responsible for procurement of all sub-contract packages.
  • Responsible for overall managing of sub-contract packages and signing off sub-contract payments.
  • Responsible for preparation and submission of monthly valuations.
  • Responsible for managing the progress and project accounts of the project and preparation of cash flow forecasts.
  • Ensuring financial position of construction budgets is accurately reported and controlled effectively.
  • Monthly CVR Reports and Accruals.
  • Implementing any Value engineering proposals.
  • Ongoing reviews of Sub contractor and supplier performance.



  • Attend site progress and cost meetings and contributing to the resolution of commercial contract and construction problems.
  • Responsible to the client, working with the design team & responsible for the sub-contractors.



Ideally the candidate will have experience on residential projects.

A minimum of 7 years of Quantity Surveying experience is required.



This is a great opportunity for an experienced QS who is interested in working with a Developer. The company is open to those with a Main Contracting or Development background.


The Next Step

To register your interest, or for more information regarding this position or other opportunities, please contact Mike Lee in confidence


Phone:                  +353 (0)1 513 3301

Mobile:                +353 (0)86 827 5043

Email:                   mike@capexrecruitment.com


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    To register your interest, or for more information, please contact Mike Lee in confidence on 01-513 3301 or mike@capexrecruitment.com