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Quantity Surveyor

  • Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + car, pension, negotiable
  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job reference: BBBH380821

Job description

Quantity Surveyor / Senior Quantity Surveyor - Manchester

The client

Undertakes turnkey projects for major blue-chip clients, including ground/civil engineering works, steel frames and access metalwork, cladding, masonry, joinery, full fit out and finishing trades both on new build and refurbishment projects. We regularly undertake structural and architectural design as part of our service. We pride ourselves on repeat business from many of our longstanding clients and continued close working relationships with our supply chain.

The role

The management and control of financial matters for live site projects and from time to time tendering for new projects.

Including the procurement and management of materials and plant suppliers along with subcontractors and labour only operatives.

Full cost control of projects, management of contracts including project variations, production of applications for payment / invoicing and final account resolutions.

For the Senior role, you will also oversee a couple of quantity surveyors, and so able to manage multiple projects, and actively taking the lead in cost reporting both for your own projects and those of your team.


Control of subcontract and materials ordering/procurement including payments and payless notices.

* Responsible for estimating services providing detailed measures, including Bill of Quantities production

* Management of sub-contract packages on projects in a timely manner protecting the company's contractual position

* Protect the company's contractual position on all projects worked on

* Measurements, valuations, and agreement of work sections

* Submission of accurate and timely payment applications, and chasing payment certificates and outstanding payments, working closely with our accounts department.

* Ability to identify areas of overspend, waste and commercial risk, and be able to produce feasibility studies and cost plans

* Production of accurate internal cost reporting, in addition to producing final accounts, and extension of time claims

* Working closely with the production department, able to advise on commercial risks and opportunities within projects

* Price tender submissions

* Meet clients and attend site meetings to review and discuss work carried out

* Supply Chain control


Previous experience in projects from the pre-construction and bid stage, responsible for all commercial activity through to project completion.

You will be able to take the commercial lead on a variety of projects, with a proven track record on profitable projects as well as being commercially aware.

CSCS card, and SSSTS would be an advantage but not essential.

The candidate

You will need strong communication skills, and be able to form good working relationships with all parties. As a team player, you will be able to work in an assertive manner, good at negotiating, with a logical approach to prioritising the tasks in hand.

£28-40,000 plus benefits depending on experience for the Quantity Surveyor role

£40 - 50,000 plus benefits depending on experience for the Senior Quantity Surveyor role

To register your interest in this excellent career opportunity, please submit your most recent CV to myself or call me if you have any questions on 07980 006 436 for a confidential discussion

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