Senior Quantity Surveyor
£50k - £70k + Benefits

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Ref: 628| Posted: 10th May 2024

Senior Quantity Surveyor - Building / Construction - Lancashire / North West + Some Remote Work

QS seeking promotion to Senior QS also considered.


What Makes it Great?

-Opportunity to join one of the UK's leading Tier 1 main contractors

-Long term local North West regional projects.

-Diverse range of building sector projects to keep things interesting (including Education, Healthcare, Commercial, Student Accommodation, PRS and Hotels).

-Includes Hybrid / remote working.


Opportunity for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join one of the UK's leading building contractors, working on long term local North West projects. 



 As a Senior Quantity Surveyor, your role will include: 

To ensure the successful financial completion of projects, protecting the exposure of the Company to financial risks, together with adherence to the commercial procedures of the Business.  Responsible for the commercial management of a section of a large project or on several smaller projects.



  •  Co-ordinating with, reporting to and implementing the reasonable directives of the Regional Director/Manager and the Commercial Manager (functional reporting).
  • Ensuring the timely submission of all relevant data required to monitor and analyse individual contract performance on a monthly and quarterly basis thereafter.
  • Working with the pre-construction team to provide commercial management of projects during Pre-Construction Service agreement phases.
  • Liaising with Contracts Managers on the day-to-day commercial administration of contracts to ensure the financial success of construction operations and to keep the Commercial Manager appraised of all material events.
  • Preparing accurate draft sub-contracts and/or to approving such drafts as prepared by Commercial Team within the Region.
  • Supervising, mentoring and encouraging junior staff in their personal professional development.
  • Ensuring consultation with contracts management that all necessary notices and submissions required by the various forms of contract are given in an expedient manner.
  • Ensuring that main contract payment applications contain all necessary admeasure/additional cost claims and that the timely submission of detailed claims and final accounts is achieved.
  • Assisting Contracts Manager in the administration of sub-contractor performance so as to ensure the economic and timely completion of all sub-contractor liabilities written into the sub-contract.
  • Ensuring prompt and regular submission of main contract payment applications and subsequent cash collection together with the preparation of sub-contractor payments (strictly in accordance with specified payment terms).
  • Involvement in dispute avoidance/resolution.
  • Responsible for managing meetings.
  • Line management responsibility for members of the commercial team.



To be considered for this Senior Quantity Surveyor role you must meet the following criteria:


-Previous employment as a QS / Quantity Surveyor / Project Surveyor or  Senior QS.

-Previous Main contractor employment.

-Previous building sector project experience is essential.

-Previous public sector projects (Education, Health, MOD , MOJ)

Permanent job only. 



The successful Senior Quantity Surveyor will receive:

-Competitive basic  (dependent on experience)  

-Car Allowance

-Competitive Pension

To be considered for this vacancy or to find out more information please apply now.
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