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Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • £60,000 - £75,000 + Generous Package
  • Main Contractor - Build
  • Oxfordshire

Senior Quantity Surveyor


£60,000 – £75,000 + Generous Package

About the Role:

My client are seeking a Senior Quantity Surveyor to bolster and strengthen the commercial department and support on an influx of new projects including high spec education projects across oxford’s university campuses as well as a number of super prime residential projects. The successful individual will be the lead QS on a large project, managing a small commercial team. You will be working closely with the Commercial Director, Manager and junior team members. A role at this level within this mid-sized, regional business will allow you to gain experience a wide range of projects, from £1m refurbishments up to huge new builds, from low to high spec and from simple to complex.

This amazing opportunity will be best suited to a degree qualified candidate with a 10 solid years’ experience, or someone who is looking for long term progression into a commercial management role. The successful candidate will have a solid understanding of the Senior QS role and should be able to manage large or multiple jobs as a number 1 with demonstrable experience of being commercial lead on projects up to and in excess of £20m.

About the Company.

Our client is a multi-faceted Construction Company who have built an unassailable reputation of undertaking bespoke building projects at all stages from conception, feasibility and planning through to construction and handover. They work in New Build, Refurbishment and Fit Out projects across various sectors of industry with a niche in the residential sector on projects ranging from £1m to £40m. Based in Oxfordshire our client combines complete project and cost management with innovated and considered design, quality construction and a high level of construction service. They are founded on the principle of employing the very best people in the industry, all of whom have been responsible for the successful delivery of many high profile projects in recent years. They also seek to improve the construction environment as a whole and have carried this out through commitment to contribute to the ‘bigger issues’ affecting our industry. The company has enjoyed a vast amount of success in recent years and has a very healthy order book for the future. There are anticipated plans for a 30% increase in turnover over the next 2 years which is steady and will provide further opportunities for employees to progress. The Managing Director for this business has a wealth of experience and has a reputation across industry which is rarely matched and has a proven background of running exceptionally successful businesses and loyal, dedicated teams within.

About the benefits / rewards:

Our client support, develop and understand their employees. They offer employee stability through permanent long-term employment and stable working environment. You will be well rewarded for your hard work with a remuneration package that will correspond to the individuals experience and skills. The guideline basic salary is £60,000 – £75,000 (Negotiable), however this will be dependent upon the specific skills and experience of each individual and is not written in stone.


Experience of working as a QS within a main contractor is essential, ideally having spent over 8 years with a well-established MC in a Quantity Surveying role. The perfect candidate will be degree qualified and will have experience of educational projects, although this is not essential. The successful candidate for this role must be trustworthy, reliable, conscientious and keen to progress their career further. You will also have to be a highly motivated individual and a strong team player. A consistent employment record is essential with at least two years at each employer.

Please send your application including your CV to Alexw , or call 01923 750 095