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Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Car package, bonus, pension
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Residential
  • Contact: Paul Wilkinson
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 832 7577
  • Expiry Date: 17 July 2024
  • Job Ref: 407669PWI

My clients are looking to appoint a Senior Quantity Surveyor on a permanent basis to be based at their regional office in Leeds. My clients projects include housing, extra care & retirement living projects.

The successful candidate will be expected to be responsible for overall commercial management of several construction schemes. They will also be expected to work independently and guide a small team

Key Accountabilities:

  • Provide commercial support to site and project managers
  • Monitor and update costs of projects by reviewing monthly financial forecasts against the actual costs
  • Subcontractor procurement and management from inception to completion
  • Valuation, certification and / or approval of payments to Sub Contractors
  • Provide guidance to operational team on the cost estimation process and awareness of contract requirements 
  • Report directly to clients and managers.
  • Present valuation reports and cost estimation
  • Tender and negotiate contracts
  • Estimate the target costs and budget prices
  • Prepare lump sum bids and compile enquiry documents for competitive bidding. When favourable bid received, prepare tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities
  • Preparation of contract documents
  • Contributes to training and developing Apprentice / Trainee / Assistant Quantity Surveyors

Experience & Qualifications:

  • HND Quantity Surveying or equivalent
  • Degree in QS or equivalent – desirable 
  • Minimum 5 years working as a Quantity Surveyor with good working knowledge of construction processes- essential
  • Experience of having worked on a variety of contracts (e.g. JCT, NEC contracts) or sector specific equivalent
  • Clear understanding of contractual terms and conditions both sub-contract and main contract
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office
  • Valid UK driving Licence
  • Valid CSCS card

On offer is a very attractive salary, car package, annual bonus, generous holiday allowance, contributory pension scheme and life assurance. For more information on this role please contact Paul Wilkinson on the number supplied or via email on