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Quantity Surveyor - Tier 1 Contractor - Leicester

  • Salary: Competitive + generous package.
  • Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job reference: BBBH384254

Job description

Quantity Surveyor - Tier 1 Contractor - Leicester

Location: Leicester (Various Sites)

Salary: Competitive + generous package.

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description:

Quantity Surveyor


We have an immediate requirement for a Quantity Surveyor, for the Building Division of one of our premier Clients, a highly successful and well respected National Main Contractor with multiple Regional Offices.

Their people are nurtured for success and empowered to 'build their own adventure'. They believe in development, potentiality and growth. They aspire to be industry leading with renewed focus on having a positive impact on everything they touch.

Reporting to the Senior Quantity Surveyor you will work alongside the Contract Delivery Team to ensure the profitability, cash management, cost control and accurate reporting of schemes within the Building Division.

Significant expansion of operations throughout the region has created this requirement.

Daily Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Undertake cost to complete / budget reviews with the Contract Delivery Teams
  • Ensure commercial challenge at all times to Site Teams
  • To ensure draft / outline CTCs are in place at via communication with Project Managers
  • Compile sub-contract orders required within the Building Division
  • Attend internal and external commercial review meetings
  • Produce management information required by the Building Division and take responsibility for the accuracy of said information (Provisions, Cashflows, Applications, Design & S.I. targets, etc.)
  • Negotiating with Suppliers and Subcontractors
  • Manage the commercial aspects of subcontract accounts from procurement to interim and final account agreement with significant input from the Site Managers and Project Engineers
  • Final Account negotiation achieving the best possible outcome for the Building Division
  • Preparation of / assistance with the evaluation and submission of claims for variation works
  • Upload documentation as and when necessary in line with business requirements
  • Working with the Commercial and Operational Teams to strive for continuous improvement
  • Maximising value and minimising cost, ensuring that appropriate controls are in place to monitor and manage the operating cost base
  • Working with the Operational Teams to deliver and manage performance against the Profit Improvement Plan
  • Manage commercial performance against business targets and KPIs
  • Ensure that the Delivery Team are briefed and have sufficient commercial support to monitor and react to budget variances
  • Promote a culture of integration, continuous improvement and use of best practice across the Client base
  • Ensure that the Group commercial policies are adhered to and that the requirements of legislation are met
  • Ensuring that cash flow is maximised including ensuring that payments are received on time
  • Preparation of monthly management and financial performance reports
  • Work in conjunction with the PMs and Project Engineers to ensure the budgets are not exceeded
  • Responsibility of validating sensitive commercial information for other team members prior to submission of said information up the reporting chain
  • Management of commercial aspects with the Client inc. Comp events, extension of time, completion request, etc.

The 'Ideal' Candidate:

  • An industry applicable ONC / HNC / BSc or equivalent
  • Commercial and contractual awareness with a proven track record of success
  • A good level of competency of Microsoft packages
  • Self-motivation, passion and a driven 'can do' attitude
  • Be able to organise yourself and others workload
  • Be proactive in your approach
  • An excellent communicator
  • A high level of diplomacy and customer focused
  • The ability to anticipate problems and ensure early intervention
  • Demonstrable experience of dealing with multiple Clients, Forms of Contract and methods of measurement


  • Competitive Salary
  • Company car / Car allowance
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Holiday trading scheme
  • Perks at work scheme (discount from high street retailers, etc.)
  • Free eye test vouchers
  • Employee share scheme
  • 3x life assurance
  • 5% enhanced pension contribution
  • Annual salary reviews.

Experience in the construction industry, including relevant experience with general construction build projects is a prerequisite for this position.

This Employer offers the opportunity to work on some of the country's most exciting, interesting and varied construction projects, in a fast-paced environment where each day brings new challenges and opportunity for lateral thinking and engineering principles. They pursue only the most outstanding talent and reward your efforts with an excellent salary and generous benefits package.

This is an opportunity for career development and long-term employment in a very exciting construction environment.

Our Client is an equal opportunities Employer.

If you require more information, are interested, or perhaps know someone who is suitable and interested, in the above role please contact Jack Davies for more details on 0121 200 5520.

Keywords: ("Quantity Surveyor" OR QS OR "Q.S" OR "Q.S." OR "Q S" OR "Q. S" OR "Q. S.").

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