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Project Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Chorley
  • Salary: £40k - 55k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 7 days ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Leon Moulton
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 641 6175
  • Expiry Date: 05 September 2022
  • Job Ref: 397964LMO

Senior Quantity Surveyor role - Based in North Lancashire - Projects are new build, refurbishment, fit out & extension projects in the commercial, industrial, residential & education sectors.

Location: Office based in North Lancashire

Site locations: all over North West

The client

I am currently recruiting for a privately owned Main Contractor based in Lancashire. A growing, dynamic company with a very busy order book. They are looking for a project running Quantity Surveyor.

Projects are varied

Bespoke luxury houses, small developments,

Large refurbishment jobs - apartments, hotels etc.

New build, refurbishment, fit out & extension commercial, industrial, residential & education

Small maintenance projects, small refurbishment jobs, property developments, groundworks jobs etc


Weekly site measures & site liaison for records of events

Demonstrate a thorough understanding and competent execution of the monthly reconciled values and updated forecasts

Costing and submitting variations

Keeping all commercial registers up to date

Performing Value management and cost control.

Arranging payments and valuing completed work.

Subcontractor payment review and approval


Take offs (essential skill)

Monitoring the communication of a project status and providing the costing on design solutions.

Managing projects through to completion, taking responsibility for their successful delivery.

Data Management and inputting into value engineering.

Agreement of valuation dates and preparing, submitting and agreement of interim valuations in accordance with those dates.

Subcontract and Design Procurement

Subcontract payments, variations and final accounts

Submission of Cost Value Reconciliations (CVRs) / all financial Reporting

Estimating and planning costs, preparing full tender documentations and financial reports.

Conducting cost checks, carrying out valuations ensuring projects complete to a time and cost-effective manner.

Preparation of cost to complete

Cash Flow and Turnover forecast

Liaising with clients throughout all stages of projects and fostering and developing relationships with them.

Essential Candidate Skills

Must have worked as a Senior Quantity Surveyor on similar kinds of projects

Experience in varied relevant sectors preferred new build, refurbishment, fit out & extension projects

Experience working on complex projects with the ability to quickly understand business and technical concepts.

Strong numeracy and financial management skills and the ability to learn sophisticated design and costing IT packages

Negotiating and team-working skills and the ability to motivate and lead those on site

Ability to work in a fast paced environment.

Knowledge and experience of using Microsoft Office suite and the ability to work flexibly with strong organisational skills to manage workload.

JCT Design and Build contract knowledge experience - Essential

Hardworking, flexible, accountable, honest personality

A full Drivers licence is also essential.

Salary and Benefits

£40,000 - £55,000

Company Car/Allowance

Pension plus contributions

Holidays plus bank holidays