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Quantity Surveyor – Top 10 Main Contractor

  • £55,000 - £68,000
  • Main Contractor - Build
  • London

About the Company:

This Company is a top 10 main contractor who is determined to be the biggest and the best in the UK. This family owned company, focused on its people, its customers, and its core values. This client has projects ranging from new build construction to education, and from social housing spaces to international developments. This top level employer offers opportunities from graduate level up to the highest tiers of the company, attracting high level executives, quality management staff and the very best graduates. Whether you’re an experienced construction professional looking for support and progression, or just looking for the break you need in a main contractor, this is the company for you!

About the Role:

Our client is currently looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join a £15m Education Framework based in the Southwark area. The successful candidate will have experience working on similar value educational projects, with a history of working in large construction main contractors.  They will be reporting into the Managing Surveyor and Project Manager. The chosen candidate will need to be able to work on multiple projects and be able to lead and drive the QS process and needs to a demanding schedule. The successful candidate would be expected to control;

Management of the Main Contract to ensure compliance with our all contractual obligations
Preparation of Main Contract monthly valuation and agreeing with client representative in line with the Main Contract specifics
Pricing of variation orders and agreeing same with the client for implementation.
Preparation or assist in the preparation of all contractual letters, notices
Preparation of budget and Cost Planning and budgetary control.
Assist in the preparation and presentation of Monthly Budget Review.
Understanding and taking ownership of the project risks and opportunities.
Taking ownership for optimum cost control, cash and contractual management.

The successful candidate must have excellent skills in tendering packages in particular, ensuring that packages are procured fully compliant and closing all avenues for variations.

About the benefits / rewards:

The salary will be dependent on level of exposure to industry and experience on related projects. The company offers excellent opportunities and offers a basic salary around £55,000 – £68,000. The package will also include various benefits relating to travel and healthcare.


Candidates must have at least 5 years relevant experience including degree level qualifications relating to quantity surveying. Candidates should be able to demonstrate successful project delivery with the ability to work without support or supervision. Preferred candidates will have direct experience working on educational / public sector projects.

Send CV applications to alex or call on 01923 750 095