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Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £45k - 55k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 23 days ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Leon Moulton
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 641 6175
  • Expiry Date: 18 April 2023
  • Job Ref: 400916LMO

Quantity Surveyor – Manchester Office – Construction – Up to £55,000 salary

Job Summary
My client are looking for a Quantity Surveyor to lead projects on large sized purpose built facilities and industrial units. Projects can be valued up to £80-£90Million pounds.
The Quantity Surveyor will take responsibility, ownership and accountability of the successful management and control of all aspects of the commercial/financial and contractual elements of the project(s) in order to control and maximise the company’s profitability.

Duties & Responsibilities
• Compliance and achievement of project, procedures, personal targets and initiatives.
• Build working relationships with supply chain, consultants and clients where appropriate.
• Ensure the project team achieve or exceed budgeted targets.
• Ensure subcontract orders accurately reflect the main contract requirements and scope of works, and procurement managed to programme.
• Accurately value, certify and issue any relevant payment notices for the subcontract works in accordance with the conditions of their subcontract.
• Ensure that external valuations are submitted in accordance with conditions of the main contract and that payments are received by the due date
• Complete CVR reports, ensuring they accurately reflect the current position on site and the final profit projection.
• Achieve timely and equitable resolution of client and supply chain final accounts.
• Provide early warning of future financial problems and ensure accurate real time reporting.
• Manage and minimise non recoverable costs on projects.
• Develop and manage junior surveying staff.
• Price and effectively agree project variations.
• Creatively consider value engineering and improved buildability solutions.
• Correctly identify and prepare contractual notices for all events and administering the main contract conditions accordingly.
• Any other duties consistent with the role of Quantity Surveyor as may be required from time to time.


• HND or Degree in Quantity Surveying or appropriate alternative.
• 5 years of experience in the industry working in a quantity surveying role.
• Valid driving licence.

Proven experience
• Successful procurement.
• Knowledge of relevant computer software such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Microsoft Project.
• Re-measurement of high-risk packages and key trades.
• Knowledge of relevant contract conditions, including JCT/NEC/PPC.
• Financial/cost control leading or assisting in a relevant project.
• Up to date relevant knowledge of building legislation and construction industry.
• Min 5 years of work experience in the construction industry.
• Dealing with a variety of forms of construction such as Concrete Frame, Steel Frame etc.
• Reading and accurately interpreting drawings and specifications.
• Pricing and timely agreement of client and supply chain variations and value. engineering.

• Good level of experience in dispute resolution and contract administration.
• Working towards professional membership of MCIOB or RICS.
• Appropriate CSCS card.