Property & Construction

Quantity Surveyor


£30 – 40k depending on experience + pension

Due to recent expansion and a very successful period of growth our client is looking to recruit a Quantity Surveyor, who will report to the Commercial Manager. The successful post-holder will be responsible for assisting with the control of costs, maximising value, minimising future liabilities and maintaining the required standard of quality and safety on a range of contracts within the health, education, commercial and corporate sectors.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the commercial resources of the assigned project to maximise planned gross margin through the placement and control of contracts and subcontracts.
  • Provide commercial expertise to contracts, to include the production and submission of valuations, claims, budget monitoring, and contract performance data.
  • Assess, review and mitigate commercial and contractual risks and implement company policies for risk management.
  • Support the authorisation and submission of project variations. To authorise the placement of contracts, subcontracts, material and other ancillary orders.
  • Maximise cash flow through the control, measurement and valuation of work, and payment of suppliers.
  • Values the work executed by sub-contractors and certifies interim and final payments.
  • Implement all company policies including those for SHEQ and risk management


Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Holds relevant qualifications (Degree or HNC in Quantity Surveying desirable)
  • Experience within a similar role
  • Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office in particular Excel
  • Excellent Communication skills both written and verbally
  • Must be an excellent organiser with proven time management skills
  • Must be flexible in hours of work and travel


Personal Attributes:

  • Driven and dynamic approach with long term career development focus
  • Understanding of the wider construction processes or market sector knowledge/strategic development are advantageous although not a pre-requisite.
  • Good understanding and competency with the use of Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, Word Microsoft project and Powerpoint.

If you feel you have the relevant skills & experience then please apply with a copy of your CV and current remuneration details.

Please note that all suitable applicants will be contacted within 7-14 days.

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