Senior Quantity Surveyor


Senior Quantity Surveyor

Role Purpose

Provide a quantity surveying service across a range of projects, reporting to the Commercial Manager, to ensure every project is delivered on time and within budget and that accurate and timely reports are produced for senior management.

Role Responsibilities

  • Liaise with customers and project managers
  • Management of commercial and contractual aspects of relationships with customers, consultants and subcontractors
  • Measure, price, negotiate and agree budgets and costs for variations to project scope
  • Check project costs are correct and raise/resolve queries where necessary
  • Attend pre-contract meetings, liaise with a wide range of construction professionals, and ensure timely completion of agreed actions
  • Produce and maintain up to date procurement schedules
  • Analyse subcontractor quotations and make recommendations for placement of orders
  • Compile subcontract orders for approval
  • Visit site to measure and value works completed
  • Assess subcontractor payment entitlement and process payments
  • Carry out reconciliation of cost and value to date/forecast to keep the management team informed of project performance
  • Work closely with contract and site management staff to support the smooth running of the site, carrying out other duties as required
  • Assist in the guidance and development of junior Quantity Surveyors
  • Other commercial matters as required

Applicant Requirements

The successful applicants will:

  • hold a relevant degree (e.g. Quantity Surveying or Construction Management);
  • demonstrate in-depth experience in a commercial role within civil engineering;
  • be able to work well both in a team and individually;
  • possess good communication skills;
  • be self-motivated, detail orientated and very organised, with an aptitude for working with numbers and absorbing and analysing technical information;
  • have good IT skills (including proficiency in using Microsoft Excel and Word);
  • hold a full driving licence.


Applications, enclosing a full C.V. should be sent to Karen Hirschberg – HR Manager using the link below: