Quantity SurveyorDrylining

Quantity Surveyor - Drylining - £40k to £65k - Essex. Experienced Drylining / Joinery Quantity Surveyors Required.

About the Client:

Established for over 25 years this leading Essex based Drylining Contractor are looking to add to their current team. They specialise within Residential and Commercial projects with values reaching upwards of £3M. They have an incredibly low staff turnover and have a young vibrant team so this is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate. The successful candidate will have experience within Drylining or Joinery in a similar Quantity Surveyor role.

About the Role:

  • Prepare and monitor project cash flow forecasts
  • Price and negotiate contract variations
  • Provide advice to project staff on commercial and contractual matters including reviewing and drafting of correspondence
  • Prepare submit and negotiate project final accounts
  • Project values range from £50Kto £3M
  • Certification of  monthly valuations and final accounts
  • Ensure that business commercial processes are adhered to at project level
  • Assist in preparation and adherence to project purchasing targeting and costing budgets
  • Site measures to be undertaken at least once a month and detail recorded on site measure sheets
  • Able to work well within a team based environment
  • To carry out monthly valuations of work in progress, including forecasting of final costs and sales

About the Candidate:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a Quantity Surveyor
  • Commercially astute, numerate, risk averse & able to accurately forecast cost & sales
  • Multi-tasking, self-motivated, energetic team player with a flexible and adaptable approach to work
  • Must have experience within the Drylining or Joinery sectors
  • Must be able to understand tenders
  • Have good practical organisation skills, planning of resources and programme scheduling
  • Be able to provide both summarised and detailed reports, on current activities
  • Prioritise and organise, taking a methodical approach
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic with a high standard of personal performance
  • Flexible and reliable
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Present information clearly, concisely and professionally
  • Attention to detail
  • Customer focused
  • Communicator & motivator with ability to communicate across all levels of seniority from the workface through to Senior Management level
  • ‘Can do’ attitude to work
  • Must be able to cover projects within the M25
  • Must be UK based and live a commutable distance to Waltham Abbey

Points of Appeal:

  • Young vibrant team
  • Full order books for 2016
  • Relaxed atmosphere
  • Great salary
  • Varied opportunities to get involved in projects
  • Development Opportunities
  • Friendly Office Environment


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