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Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: City of London
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 10 months ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Sadek Rahman
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0207 7437513
  • Expiry Date: 20 March 2023
  • Job Ref: 400761SRA

Are you a Senior Quantity Surveyor with experience working on Major Build projects? Here at Anderselite, we are recruiting on behalf of leading Main Contractor in London.
Our client has asked us to identify a Senior Quantity Surveyor who understands the procurement process and has great commercial management skills.

The ideal candidate would have previously worked on Commercial or Residential Build projects and be able to manage costs to ensure the company and client are fully informed of the commercial situation.

This is a freelance site-based role with an urgent start date required. Rates are market-related and dependant on experience.

Duties include:

• Overseeing cost-analysis and estimating process against an agreed Schedule of Rates.
• Control over all expenditure and to reconcile cost/value reports and profit forecasts.
• To assist the Commercial Lead / Project Manager with pre-start planning and programming.
• Selection of sub-contractors for works including procurement and commercial management.
• Management and control of sub-contract accounts and variation accounts, including processing sub-contractor payment requests.
• Assisting and liaising with the buyers on materials procurement and buying opportunities.
• Develop an understanding of the designated contract, specification and pricing ensuring compliance with conditions throughout.
• Liaise with the Commercial Manager / Project Manager over contractual issues and act as required.
• Measure progress, submit valuations, submit final accounts and retention release and monitor receipt of payment in a timely manner in accordance with the contracts.
• Completing a monthly cost / valuation report and cash flow for the designated projects and attending project and company related meetings.
• Ensure timely cash flow management for the Client, whilst maintaining and developing a professional relationship, to help future business development.

The successful candidate will have:

• Qualified as MRICS or equivalent.
• Preferably a 1st Class Degree in Quantity Surveying or equivalent.
• Post graduate experience working in the role, reporting to a Commercial Manager or Managing QS.
• Experience working on Commercial or Residential projects with circa £30m+ in value.
• Excellent verbal communication skills, levels of numeracy and influencing skills.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please contact Sadek directly or click Apply Now and submit your CV.