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Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • £60,000 - £70,000 + Benefits
  • Specialist Sub Contract
  • London

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Enabling works

£60,000 – £70,000 + benefits

City of London

About the Company:

Our privately owned client is a specialist subcontractor operating in Central London, who work with a variety of residential, commercial and industrial businesses. Over the years, they have developed into a multi-functional group which successfully cover a number of sectors however the core functions of their business which includes deconstruction, structural alterations, temporary works and piling contributes £45M turnover to the overall group turnover of £70M.

All of their operational and surveying team operate out of their newly refurbished central London office, which offers their employees the ability to jump on the train (if not walk) to their sites within 30 minutes. The benefit of this allows complete collaboration across all departments, creating a stream lined process and team approach.

Having worked closely with this business for over 5 years, I would highly recommend them to anyone looking for a polished company that can offer them the opportunity to work on inner city, complex schemes and fantastic career development opportunities.

About the opportunity:

Due to healthy order books and company expansion, there is a need for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to oversee the successful commercial and financial management of enabling works projects in the London area from point of award through to final account, in addition to being the direct report to more junior professionals within the commercial team.

As a Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will be responsible for managing costs with an end goal of maximising the project margin and ensuring delivery of payment whilst developing future client relationships. Key responsibilities will include tracking the financial performance of projects against tender budgets and providing CVR’s and forecasts to the Directors on a monthly basis; procuring sub-contractors, plant and material expenditure where possible; supporting the pre-contracts team at tender stage on projects, cost planning and negotiating terms of contract; dealing directly with clients and their team with respect to valuing their on-going accounts in terms of both measured works and any valuations which may occur; working closely with Project Manager(s) and Contracts Director(s) to ensure the commercial success of the day to day contracting activities within the region and being the direct report to members within the commercial team.

About the requirements:

In order to be considered for this opportunity, you will need to be degree qualified in Quantity Surveying, Commercial Management or similar. Additionally, you must have proven experience of working at this senior level whilst employed by a specialist subcontractor or main contractor in the UK and packages must have covered general enabling works. Furthermore, as this is a permanent opportunity, it is essential that you are able to demonstrate longevity in the workplace, holding each previous appointment for a minimum of 3 years.

About the benefits and rewards:

For this permanent opportunity, my client is targeting professionals looking to earn anywhere from £60,000 to £70,000 per annum however there may be flexibility on this as the specific salary will depend on experience and suitability. Furthermore, there will be a generous package on offer – A car allowance plus business travel expenses will be covered in addition to the usual benefits associated with a large successful contractor.

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