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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Senior Quantity Surveyor | Sub Contractor | City of London


For the right individual this is an amazing opportunity to be part of a successful growth story. This is an exciting opportunity for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join specialist contractor during a period of rapid expansion, year on year this company have doubled their turnover hence the need to bring on someone to create and head up a Commercial Department. This company are based in South East London and operate across London and the South East of England with a developing nationwide coverage.

The successful Senior Quantity Surveyor will be based out of my clients head office located in South East London and will be responsible for the overall financial management of existing and new projects. This company specialise in fire doors and fire stopping and typically, projects range from approx. £5000 to upwards of £1m across varied client sectors.


Duties and responsibilities

The successful Senior Quantity Surveyor responsibilities will include but won't be limited to:

  • Financial management of projects from receipt of order through to Final Account
  • Analysing projects and contract instructions, calculating and presenting Interim and Final Valuations
  • Identifying and agreeing variations
  • Assisting with subcontractor contracts and their valuations
  • You will be responsible for ensuring that relevant internal teams work together to meet commercial deadlines.
  • Attend contract handover meetings with the delivery team
  • Support the Estimator at peak times if required.


Requirements for this Senior Quantity Surveyor position:

  • Have an excellent commercial acumen
  • Have a proven track record in quantity surveying
  • Have the ability to quickly and correctly understand scopes of work and project requirements
  • Proactive and have excellent time management skills
  • Comfortable working alone or as part of a team as required
  • Remain calm and calculated under pressure
  • Excellent communicator and solid client facing skills
  • Excellent practical knowledge of common IT packages, mainly Excel, MS Word, and use of email.
  • Full and clean driving licence


Remuneration for this Senior Quantity Surveyor position:

  • £50,000 - £55,000 per annum
  • Pension scheme.


Senior Quantity Surveyor | Sub Contractor | City of London