Quantity SurveyorConstruction

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor to join an outstanding industrial roofing and cladding sub-contractor to work on a project in Exeter initially on an 18-month contract but could go to permanent if the candidate was willing to travel.

About the Client:

My client is a well-established industrial roofing and cladding specialist subcontractor. They work on projects across the UK and work on some of the most interesting and innovative roofing and cladding projects there are. Now they are looking for a QS to work on site on a large project they have in Exeter.

About the Role:

  • Under take costs analysis for repair and maintenance project work
  • Involved in assisting in establishing a client’s requirements and undertaking feasibility studies.
  • Perform risk and value management and cost control.
  • Identifying , analysis and developing responses to commercial risks
  • Advising on procurement strategy
  • Allocating work to subcontractors
  • Providing advice on contractual claims
  • Analyse outcomes and write detailed progress reports
  • Valuate completed work and arrange payment
  • Maintain an awareness of the different building contracts in current use
  • The post holder will also undertake any other duties as required.
  • Preparing and reviewing subcontract tenders (finding the most suitable subcontractors for particular sections of work)
  • Managing the subcontractor’s work throughout
  • Reporting on the financial progress of the project, generating valuations for the work done to date
  • Overseeing the payment of the subcontractors.
  • Attend projects as and when required
  • Dealing with recovery of retention payments.

About the Candidate:

  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Team worker with good interpersonal skills
  • Organised and methodological with a keen eye for detail
  • IT skills e.g. proficient with Microsoft software
  • Maths skills / numerically minded
  • Budget and financial management
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Industry knowledge and understanding

Points of Appeal:

  • Great company to work for
  • Interesting projects
  • Progression offered


If you are interested in the above vacancy or wish to discuss any other opportunities please contact Alex Moore on 0203 640 8989 or email bes@humres.co.uk