Quantity Surveyor – DryliningConstruction

My client,  a leading Drylining Specialist, requires an ambitious experience Quantity Surveyor. The right candidate will be based on site in London initially but will occasionally be required to be in the Head Office in the South of London. You will work on prestigious Drylining/Ceiling contracts valued upwards of £20m.

About the Client:

Established just over 20 years ago, my client is now one of the largest drylining specialist contractor in the UK. They deliver quality services to main contractors, owner clients and architects in the UK and internationally. Their success is based on their dedication to providing the very highest standards of quality and delivery.

About the Role:

  • Measure, price and involve all elements of work to be charged for the works contracted
  • Manage commercial aspects of specific projects
  • Work under the direction of the Commercial Manager when tasks assigned
  • Ensure profit levels maintained
  • Work on claims and entitlements as required
  • Manage information to ensure timely application for payment with main contractor and operative wages
  • Negotiating and quantifying with operatives
  • Measuring work as specified to price
  • Negotiate with clients
  • Support and mentor other Quantity Surveyors

About the Candidate:

  • Drylining / Joinery experience, ideally with a subcontractor
  • Have worked on large scale projects up to £1m
  • Commercially aware
  • Able to adjust personal style to suit varying situations
  • Ability to read and measure drawings
  • Mentor and coach less experienced members of the team
  • Enjoys working with people from different professional and trade backgrounds
  • Ability to travel, as required.
  • Problem solver and analytical thinker
  • Strong communication skills

Points of Appeal:

  • Progression
  • Competitive salary
  • Car allowance/company car
  • Established company


If you are interested in the above vacancy or wish to discuss any other opportunities please contact Grace Murphy on 0203 640 8989 or email g.murphy@humres.co.uk