Quantity Surveyor

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + car, pension, healthcare, day release
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BH2503_1553502768
Contact Name: Benjamin Howells
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 25, 2019 08:32

Job Description

Quantity Surveyor

Quantity Surveyor | City of London | Main Contractor

I am looking for an ambitious Quantity Surveyor for a growing main contractor in the City of London. My client has recently tripled their turnover to over £150m in three years and are able to pay a very generous package to the right Quantity Surveyor. This main contractor has expanded rapidly in recent years and there are many opportunities to fast-track your career from within.

Initially, you will be based on the site of a £20m student accommodation project located close to Shoreditch and there will be further opportunities to work on upcoming commercial, hotel and residential projects across London, as my client have picked up just under £100m of new business in the last few months alone.

The ideal Quantity Surveyor will have experience working for main contractors and experience working on RC frame projects.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the commercial resources of the assigned project to maximise planned gross margin through the placement and control of contracts and subcontracts
  • Provide commercial expertise to contracts, to include the production and submission of valuations, claims, budgets, monitoring, and contract/workstream performance data
  • Assess, review and mitigate commercial and contractual risks and implement policies for risk management
  • Support the authorisation and submission of project variations. To authorise the placement of contracts, material and plant orders
  • Ensure cash flow is maximised through the control, measurement (including quality) and valuation of work, and the invoicing of customers and payment of suppliers

Requirements for this Quantity Surveyor position:

  • You must have experience working for main contractors
  • Must have previous experience working on residential projects
  • You must be degree qualified in a relevant field
  • Experience working on RC frame projects will be advantageous
  • You must be a hands-on Quantity Surveyor with a can-do attitude

Remuneration for this Quantity Surveyor position:

  • Up to £55,000 per annum
  • Car allowance
  • Day release for educational studies
  • Funding for educational studies
  • Fast tracked career progression
  • Competitive pension

How to apply for this Quantity Surveyor position:

If you are interested in this Quantity Surveyor position then please apply via this job board or alternatively you can send an up to date CV to Benjamin Howells on or call me on 0118 9522 240.

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Quantity Surveyor | City of London | Main Contractor