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Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £30k - 58k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 year ago

  • Sector: Construction, Civil Engineering
  • Contact: Alex Smith
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 832 7577
  • Expiry Date: 09 August 2023
  • Job Ref: 402234ASM

Quantity Surveyor role - Industrial Projects - Manchester office based role - please call for more info on 07980006436

The company

My client is looking for a Project level Quantity Surveyor to lead large size value projects on large sized purpose built facilities and industrial units. Projects values up to £90Million.

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. This is an office based role in Manchester city centre.

Duties & Responsibilities

• Supply relevant commercial information/reports to the Senior QS

• Monitor contract compliance against statutory requirements

• Develop client relationships

• Attend all commercial meetings internal/external relevant to multiple projects

• Oversee/monitor contract costs against agreed budgets

• Monitor the use of cost and financial reporting systems

• Prepare and submit cash flow forecasting as required

• Carry out monthly/periodic financial reviews (CVRs)

• Oversee and monitor the production, submission and agreement of final accounts

• Feasibility advice on new tenders

• 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

• You will be commercial astute and be involved in all pricing works for the projects. As a Quantity Surveying working on large industrial projects

• The successful candidate will be proactive and work to their own initiative working as part of a large team. This is an excellent opportunity to join an exciting / growing commercial team.

• 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.

• 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.

To apply please send your cv to Alexandra Smith (Quantity Surveying / Estimating and Buying recruitment specialist) or ring me on 07980 006 436