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Quantity Surveyor

  • £50,000 - £60,000 + package
  • Specialist Sub Contract
  • Northamptonshire

About the company:

Our privately owned client who is based just outside of Northampton and has been established for over 20 years, is a reputable name within the enabling works. As a business, their core services including demolition, site land remediation and bulk earthworks and technical projects are undertaken throughout the UK.

Working primarily as principle contractor, their strong reputation for successfully finishing challenging projects has been built on delivery and trust.

Our client has an excellent staff retention level which has been gained by constantly focusing on improving standards. They are renowned for looking after their staff, providing them with strong career progression opportunities through their extensive commitment to training and development and with their close management team; they are able to offer a strong family feel to the business.

About the opportunity:

Due to a healthy order books, there is need for a Quantity Surveyor to support the Commercial Manager in the successful commercial and financial management of projects and tenders within the demolition and remediation sector. As a Quantity Surveyor, you will assist in managing costs with an end goal of maximising the project margin and ensure delivery of payment whilst developing future client relationships.

Within this role, your responsibilities will include assisting in the day to day tasks to provide further commercial support to both project delivery and estimating teams within the company which can be broken down into the following; Assisting in the prompt presentation for all applications for payment and Final Accounts, including all contractual entitlements / assisting in ensuring that all payments are received accordance with the contract terms, as well as assisting in the preparation and presentation of monthly Cost Value Reconciliations (CVR) and final cost/value forecasts. The role will also encompass procurement, negotiation and the placing of sub-contract orders; which inevitably leads to assisting in the financial and commercial management of sub-contracts through settlement if Final Accounts. All tasks need a high level of detail and pride in presentation, especially when drafting contractual letters/notices to ensure they are presented in accordance with the contract requirements.

About the requirements:

In order to be considered for this position, you will need to be degree qualified in Quantity Surveying, Commercial Management or similar. Additionally, you must have a minimum of 3 years post graduate experience and this must have been gained whilst working for a construction or civil engineering contractor / subcontractor in the South East.

Due to location, professionals must be within commutable distance from Northampton and must hold a full UK driving license.

About the benefits and rewards:

For this position, we are targeting professionals looking to earn anywhere between £50,000 – £60,000 per annum, however specific remuneration will depend on experience and suitability. Furthermore, there will be a generous package offered in addition to other benefits associated with a large successful company.

Outside of the remuneration, this opportunity is offering fantastic career progression opportunities for the right individual – the opening to step up to Senior Quantity Surveyor level in the near future, due to the structure of the team.


If interested in this opportunity, please send a copy of your CV to or call 01923 750 095 / 07876 864 945 to discuss the role further on a confidential basis.