Senior Quantity Surveyor

Job Title: Senior Quantity Surveyor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Aylesford, Kent
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BH1403_1552584285
Contact Name: Benjamin Howells
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 14, 2019 17:24

Job Description

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Senior Quantity Surveyor | Kent | Tier 1 Contractor

I am looking for an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor to work for a leading tier 1 contractor that deliver projects across all the major build sectors; however, the bulk of their work is currently within education, healthcare and leisure sectors with values ranging between £5m-£50m.

This established contractor has been trading for almost a decade and have an outstanding reputation within the construction industry. They are one the UK's market leading main contractors, employing over 20,000 staff and have over 400 projects on site across the country.

The ideal Senior Quantity Surveyor should be able to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of a Senior Quantity Surveyor role and must have a proven track record of managing and delivering Senior Quantity Surveying services from inception to completion on construction projects, in a client facing as well as technical role.

Key Responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities for the Senior Quantity Surveyor role may include but will not be limited to:

  • Line management and when appropriate integrate new team members
  • Provide commercial input including financial and contractual performance to the management team.
  • Prepare monthly cost/value reports for area, together with review of results and consideration of trends with other contract team members
  • Produce commercial reports together with review of results and consideration of trends with other contract team members
  • Agree certification and payment of subcontractor accounts - monitoring such accounts against forecasts
  • Physical measurement of works and agreement of same with client and subcontractors
  • Manage subcontractors including sending out enquiries, collating prices, comparing with tender, negotiation, order placement, agreement of account and payment
  • Assess, review, mitigate commercial and contractual risks and implement the company's policies for risk management

Requirements for this Senior Quantity Surveyor position:

  • Hold the relevant qualifications (degree or HNC in Quantity Surveying desirable)
  • Must have project running experience
  • Must have experience training junior staff and leading a commercial team
  • Ideally experienced working for large main contractors in a similar role
  • Recently experience working under the JCT form of contract is essential.
  • Confident IT skills, proficient in MS Office - in particular Excel
  • Experience leading healthcare, education and leisure projects would be advantageous

Remuneration for this Senior Quantity Surveyor position:

  • £70,000 per annum.
  • Company car
  • Healthcare
  • Fast tracked career development.
  • Company matched pension
  • Other flexible benefits

How to apply for this Quantity Surveyor position:

If you are interested in this Senior 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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Senior Quantity Surveyor | Kent | Tier 1 Contractor

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