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Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: England
  • Salary: £0 - 70k per year + Upto £70,000 Plus Package
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 11 months ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Alex Smith
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 832 7577
  • Expiry Date: 17 October 2023
  • Job Ref: 403846ASM

Senior Quantity Surveyor role - Industrial Projects - Manchester office based role Up to £70,000 plus package - please call for more info on 07980006436

The company
My client is looking for a Senior level Quantity Surveyor to lead large value projects. These projects are industrial units up to £90Million.
The Senior 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. This is an excellent opportunity to join an exciting / growing commercial team.

Duties & Responsibilities
• Show a high level of technical capability
• Sound commercial knowledge
• Cost and Value analysis
• Work on flagship projects
• Freedom to manage the delivery of your projects
• Strategic genius What you need:
• Professional outlook with excellent communication skills
• BSc degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline
• 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
You must have experience working on Industrial projects.
• The successful candidate will be proactive and work to their own initiative working as part of a large 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