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Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Uxbridge
  • Salary: £60k - 65k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 27 days ago

  • Sector: Surveying, Building Services, Construction
  • Contact: Harry Sharrard
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0121 200 5520
  • Expiry Date: 06 December 2023
  • Job Ref: 405010HS1

Senior Quantity Surveyor – Facades

Location – London (Uxbridge)

Salary - £65k + package

What you will be doing:

An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join the building and facades team in Uxbridge.

Ideally, you will based in or around the London area and will have the opportunity to travel across multiple sites/projects in the region.

You will work within the Specialist Services which provides new-build facades, green retrofit and cladding remediation, passive fire protection and fire maintenance, as well as risk assessments and building fabric surveys.

Reporting to the Commercial Director the Senior Surveyor will carry out surveying duties and functions on a range of projects, including high end residential, high-quality hotels, student accommodation, offices, hospitals etc as well as traditional residential and commercial developments.
You will be developing close inter-relations with the Client and Sub-contractors and maintain profitable projects. You will also be responsible for the supervision and management of site and trainee surveyors on various projects. This is a key appointment for the business and underpins the continued growth aspirations of the Business Unit.

Key tasks include:

Attending tender handover meetings on secured projects and take responsibility for all relevant cost information.
Form contract budgets from tender information calculating total profit/loss forecasts.
Carry out monthly budget monitoring, updating budget for works in progress
Providing interim cost and value reconciliation, monitoring cashflows for projects on Oracle.
Preparation and agreement of interim Applications for Payment and Final Accounts, all aspects of measurement.
Procurement of subcontractors, including obtaining agreement on rates, measurements and placing subcontract orders.
Preparation and compilation of subcontract documentation with appropriate orders. 
Implement subcontract payment controls, evaluating contract works, variations, materials, contra charges and claims.
Recording confirmed verbal instructions that have a cost and/or time effect to ensure their recovery.
Miscellaneous procedures, including notices to subcontractors for payment, general correspondence, and office administration.
keeping record keeping of site progress, with photographs, written records, marked up drawings and collection of data together, ensuring compliance with company procedures.
Monitoring progress and reporting on delays with Notices of Delay to Client, including preparation and submission of prolongation costs for payment.

About You:

Managerial experience – track record of managing commercial staff across multiple sites.
Experience in BMS and associated commercial procedures i.e. cost reporting.
Sound contract knowledge of JCT and Industry Standard Contracts.
Knowledge of Health and Safety procedures and policies.
Experience of PLC policies and procedures relating to BMS / Quality / Employment.
Experience of residential and commercial sectors using differing construction systems.
Motivational individual – good leadership qualities.
Aware of individual Health and Safety responsibilities and adheres to company health and safety policy and procedures.
Able to demonstrate alignment and work in line with the company values - Excellence, Passion, Integrity and Collaboration.

Our benefits:

We put our people first and our benefits package reflects that by offering a comprehensive range of attractive options to help support your career on top of a competitive salary.

Generous holiday entitlement, increasing with years of service, plus the opportunity to purchase further holidays
A wide range of corporate discounts
Cycle to Work schemes
Comprehensive pension plan
Regular Save as You Earn share purchase scheme
Private medical scheme options are available for all salaried employees and our employee assistance programme also provides free 24/7 support to those who need it
Paid for yearly membership to one recognised professional association relevant to your role

Please contact Harry Sharrard at Anderselite for more information, via LinkedIn.