Senior Quantity SurveyorConstruction

To lead and develop the commercial activities within the business, ensure the profitable completion of projects, protecting the exposure of the Company to financial risks, together with adherence to the commercial procedures of the business.

About the Client:

Our client provides a range of repairs, maintenance and compliance services to a wide variety of sectors across the UK. Working across a range of different environments their teams are able to successfully deliver the smallest of repairs or a large planned refurbishment.

About the Role:

  • To lead the commercial activities in Property services, developing systems, processes and procedures to ensure successful financial performance of all contracts.
  • To ensure the timely submission of all relevant data required to monitor and analyse individual contract performance on a monthly and quarterly basis thereafter
  • To liaise with contracts management in the day to day commercial administration of contracts to ensure the financial success of construction operations and to keep the Commercial Manager appraised of all material events
  • To ensure the full and proper implementation of the Group’s Commercial Procedures where delegated authority so requires
  • To prepare accurate draft sub-contracts and/or to approve such drafts as prepared by subordinates within the Region to the level of responsibility dictated by the Group’s Commercial Procedures
  • To ensure that a high personal standard of professionalism is evident to all external clients, peers and subordinates in the day to day management of the business activities
  • To directly supervise quantity surveyors and assistant quantity surveyors
  • To supervise, mentor and encourage all junior staff in their personal professional development

About the Candidate:

  • Exposure and working knowledge to resolving disputes;
  • Successful completion of final accounts;
  • Proficient knowledge of measurement and valuation;
  • Good knowledge of standard forms of contract;
  • Proficient in reading drawings, specifications and knowledge of construction process;
  • Ability to draft sub contracts
  • Experience of undertaking risk assessments and valuation of them in conjunction with other project team members;
  • Experience of value engineering.
  • Extensive experience of working on live projects and final accounts;
  • Experience of procuring major works/ value sub contracts;
  • Ability to work in a team environment;
  • Communicates with colleagues and clients in a warm and persuasive way both formally and informally. Alters style and manner to suit audience;

Points of Appeal:

  • Expanding Business
  • Great working environment
  • Excellent team already in place


If you are interested in the above vacancy or wish to discuss any other opportunities please contact Spencer Wicks on 0203 640 8989 or email