Quantity SurveyorConstruction

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join a rapidly expanding national envelope contractor located in Yorkshire.

About the Client:

My Client specialises in the roofing and cladding industry with over 30 years’ experience. On the manufacturing side of their business they are a preferred supplier for some of the largest main contractors. They now are looking for a Quantity Surveyor to work in their office in Yorkshire but there is an opportunity to join their North-West office.

About the Role:

  • Manage the commercial resources of the assigned projects to maximise planned gross margin through the placement and control of subcontracts.
  • Provide commercial expertise to contracts, to include the production and submission of valuations, claims and budget monitoring.
  • Assess, review and mitigate commercial and contractual risks.
  • Support the authorisation and submission of project variations to authorise the placement of contracts, subcontracts, material and plant orders.
  • Maximise cash flow through the control, measurement (including quality) and valuation of work, and the invoicing of clients and payment of suppliers.
  • Value work executed by subcontractors and certify interim and final payments, and issue notices as required.
  • Aid in the preparation of monthly cost reports.
  • Work closely with the delivery team to ensure accurate and timely commercial and financial advice is produced and available to aid the delivery of schemes on site.
  • Promote company values towards its customers in order to meet or exceed their expectations.
  • Develop and implement the business infrastructure and systems.

About the Candidate:

  • Holds a relevant qualification (Degree or HNC in Quantity Surveying desirable)
  • 2 years minimum experience within a similar role
  • Knowledge of envelope systems desirable
  • Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office in particular Excel
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral
  • Strong commercial and negotiation skills
  • The ability to work as a team member in a busy working environment and under own direction
  • A flexible working attitude and a positive approach to learning and development
  • Willingness to support other areas of the business including bid, project management and administration during peak periods
  • Experience of working on NEC3 / JCT contracts
  • Self motivated
  • Full UK Driving License

Points of Appeal:

  • Excellent Development Opportunities
  • Rapidly Growing Company
  • Become part of a vibrant and motivated team
  • High Value Projects


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