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Managing Quantity Surveyor – Civil Engineering

  • £65000 - £80,000 +Package
  • Civil Engineering
  • London

Managing Quantity Surveyor 

Civil Engineering / Utility Sector

£65,000 – £80,000 (PAYE) + Full Package


About the company

My client is a tier one main contractor who works worldwide, they are a leading name within infrastructure, utilities, and rail turning over £1B. The company is 5 years into their 10-year growth plan, they are looking to turnover £2B by 2025, it’s very exciting times for the company. They specialise in rail, water, gas, power, highways, and construction. Due to their high profile and high standard of work they are working on contracts such as HS2, CP6, and Thames Water (AMP7).

About the opportunity

Due to some internal promotions within the company my client is now looking for a Managing Quantity Surveyor to join their very experienced and senior team. The types of works you will be covered will be a mixture of utilities and Thames Waterworks. The overall duration of this contract will be at least another 5 years, it guarantees long term work and stability for the right candidate. The contract is working on high volume, low cost work within the water industry covering all of London.

The successful candidate will initially be heavily involved in Pre-Construction, NEC3 Administration, and procurement with the long-term goal involving managing all commercial aspects for the projects (£75M per annum). On top of this, you will be involved in managing a team of Senior Quantity Surveyors, Quantity Surveyors, and Juniors.

When you move onto managing the projects commercially you will be managing costs across multiple projects, ensuring each is profitable for the Company. You will be involved with the reviewing, evaluation, and delivery of payments as well as developing client relationships.

The role is a permanent position. No freelancers will be considered.

About the benefits and rewards 

The Company makes personal development, career progression, and long-term stability a priority. The successful candidate will be working for a company that encourages internal promotion and want to see employees progress through the company. You will also be part of a fun and energetic working environment and working environment where they are motivated to do well.

You will be rewarded with a very competitive salary ranging from £65,000–£80,000 + a full package on top.

About the requirements:

You are required to have a good standard of education preferably to Foundation Degree level (HND,HNC or equivalent qualification) in either Construction, Civils, Commercial Management, or Quantity Surveying.

To be considered for this position, you should have experience working as a Managing Quantity Surveyor or have 4 years experience as a Senior Quantity Surveyor within Civil Engineering for a Tier 1 contractor (UK based). Your work history should be stable; ideally, you should have worked at your previous companies for several years.

On top of good stability, I will be looking for someone with NEC3 contract administration and procurement experience.

The role is a permanent position. No freelancers can be considered.

A UK driving license is mandatory for this role.

About Me

I am Daniel Cranston! Having been with Cityscape Recruitment for four years I’ve established and grown the Civil Engineering desk working within highways, utilities & Rail (infrastructure and maintenance). Over this time, I have built a strong selection of clients ranging from tier one main contractors through to privately owned smaller subcontractors. I cover I variety of white-collar opportunities ranging from operational, commercial, SHEQ, or pre-construction positions.

What does this mean for you? 

I have a great understanding of the industry and what benefits each company can offer to improve your career, I will give you balanced and fair opinions on each contractor. The fact I work with such a variety of businesses means you can find out for yourself what the industry is truly like and by the end of it find yourself the best possible and tailored opportunity.

What if this opportunity isn’t what you are looking for? 

If the above opportunity isn’t quite what you are looking for then please do still get in touch but give me a phone call. The industry at the moment is flying with positivity and I always seem to have a great selection of opportunities across Civil Engineering to discuss.