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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Senior Quantity Surveyor | City of London | Main Contractor

I am looking for an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor to work for in the residential, commercial, industrial and leisure sectors. This established contractor has been trading for almost two centuries and have an outstanding reputation within the construction industry, employing almost 2500 staff.

They have recently acquired a mixed-use scheme of over £100m and a 250-unit residential project of just under £250m, both based in Central London, and urgently require a Senior Quantity Surveyor to start immediately.

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 residential projects.


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 a degree in a relevant field
  • Hold a full UK Drivers Licence
  • Must have experience training junior staff and leading a commercial team
  • Ideally experienced working for large main contractors in a similar role
  • Recent experience working under the JCT form of contract is essential.
  • Confident IT skills
  • It is essential you are a well-presented and organised Senior Quantity Surveyor with strong communicative skills.
  • We are looking for personable team players!

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 Senior 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 b.howells@project-resource.co.uk or call me on 0118 9522 240.

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Senior Quantity Surveyor | City of London | Main Contractor