Senior Quantity SurveyorDrylining

Senior Quantity Surveyor - Drylining - Day Rate £250 - £270 - Greater Manchester. I am looking to speak with established Surveyors with drylining or sub-contract interiors experience at either intermediate or senior level to deliver a multi-million pound drylining package on a high spec apartment new build based in Manchester. My client is open to securing a Freelance or Permanent Surveyor either with a day rate on offer between £250-£270 or a negotiable salary with a competitive package. An excellent opportunity for an individual to join a leading group of companies who have an enviable reputation across the North of England.

About the Client:

A very successful, established group of construction based companies who turnover close to £80m and employ around 1,000 people are unrivalled within each of their specialist sectors. They include: Drylining & Partitioning, Suspended Ceilings, Joinery Installations, External Facades & Cladding, multi-trade Fit Out which they specialise in plus many other disciplines. With regional offices across the UK my client deliver packages ranging in value from £10k to £15m.

About the Role:

  • Intermediate to Senior level Quantity surveyor role based on a large High Spec Apartment New Build where you will be responsible for commercially delivering a multi-million pound Drylining package in the centre of Manchester
  • The project programme is up to 2 years but you will have to go their head office in Yorkshire once a week for weekly meetings
  • 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
  • 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
  • A key role in mentoring and training more junior surveyors

About the Candidate:

  • Minimum of 7-10 years’ experience as a Quantity Surveyor
  • Experience of delivering Drylining sub-contract packages will be an advantage
  • Must have experience within the interiors sector
  • 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 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 commute into the centre of Manchester
  • Must be UK based

Points of Appeal:

  • A pivotal role in supporting the Commercial Managers in the running of an important prestigious project for the group
  • Exceptional salary/benefits….
  • (25 days plus bank holidays)
  • Laptop
  • Company enhanced pension scheme (after probationary period)
  • Company private health car (after probationary period)
  • A company car will be available upon review
  • Prestigious projects
  • Joining a growing company with a pipeline of new contracts for the foreseeable future
  • Great company to work for (A leading UK subcontracting group)
  • Autonomous environment
  • A mentoring position which should aid with professional development


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