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Senior QS/Cost Manager

  • Salary: £35000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Car, Pension, medical etc.
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Surveying
  • Job reference: BBBH380109

Job description

Our client a Global Construction Consultancy are currently looking for a Quantity Surveyor or a Senior Quantity Surveyor with commercial experience to join their current team based in Leeds.

The successful candidate will be working on major fit out and development projects within the commercial sector to include; offices, hotels and residential.

With a market leading client base and the opportunity to take the lead on immediate Leeds based commissions, this is an exciting time to join the business unit and grow your career.


  • To perform the role of the Senior Cost Manager, taking responsibility for end to end service delivery.
  • To ensure that client objectives are met through the delivery of an effective cost management service from pre- contract to handover.


Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying

MRICS qualified or looking to work towards Chartered status

Previous experience working in another Consultancy/Client side organisation

Knowledge and experience in the Commercial sector

Experience of taking an effective lead on Two-Stage Tender agreements with strong negotiation and organisational skills

Detailed experience of working with JCT and NEC contracts, with JCT contract administration experience desirable.


  • Estimating and cost planning to include producing and presenting the final cost plan.
  • Tendering and procuring, including managing the pre-qualification stage, producing the tender list, putting the preliminaries together, tender analysis, producing the tender report and compiling the contractual documents.
  • Dealing effectively with post contract cost variances and the change control processes, where applicable referring major changes to line manager.
  • Taking personal responsibility for making cost checks and carrying out valuations on larger projects and in all cases ensuring that timely and accurate cost checking and valuation takes place.
  • Producing monthly post contract cost reports and presenting them to the client.
  • Inputting into value engineering.
  • Negotiating and agreeing final accounts.
  • Interfacing with the client and other consultants, at all project stages.
  • Where appropriate, leading a cost management team, ensuring that they deliver on all of the above accountabilities.

Our client is prepared to be flexible on the salary as it is key that they attract the right person for this role. There are excellent opportunities to develop your career to Associate and Director level within this role.

For further information on this role or an informal chat please contact Claire Pattison on 0113 2420303.

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