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Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • £65,000 - £70,000 + Package
  • Civil Engineering
  • London

About the company 

My client specialises in high-quality civil engineering projects, highways & roads, soft & hard landscaping, and external works, turning over £50M per annum. They are known for their company-wide expertise, and knowledge and have built respected partnerships with their clients. Having collaborated with some of the UK’s outstanding architects, they can accommodate all projects in and around London, ranging from small-scale developments to improvements on multi-million-pound projects. They have worked on some huge projects such as Battersea Power Station, Tate Modern, and the Emirates Stadium. They work with Main Contractors such as Lendlease, Multiplex, and Bam.

About the Opportunity

As previously mentioned, this is an opportunity for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join my contractor client based in North London. This opportunity has come about due to ongoing growth & a large pipeline of projects being won. The project value will range but it will be around £1M – £15M per scheme. The types of projects you will work on will involve hard & soft landscaping, groundworks, roads, highways, and foundations.

Some of your duties will involve managing a small commercial team involving Quantity Surveyors, Assistants, Juniors & graduates, you will need to supervise, mentor, and encourage all junior staff in their personal and professional development. On top of this, you will cooperate with, report to, and implement the reasonable directives of the Regional Director/Manager and the Commercial Manager (functional reporting). You will also liaise with contracts management in the day-to-day commercial administration of contracts to ensure the financial success of construction operations and to keep the Commercial Manager appraised of all material events.

Benefits & rewards 

This is a brilliant opportunity to work for an outstanding company where everyone on the team strives for success. Progression is highly encouraged, with training programmes in place to better the knowledge and experience of all employees. Due to the family environment, you will have a close and strong relationship with the Commercial Director, this means you will have an influence on the commercial department and decisions will be made quickly. You will be rewarded with a very competitive salary ranging from £65,000 – £70,000 + package.


You’ll be required to have a good standard of education preferably to a Foundation Degree level (HND or HNC) in Construction, Civils, Commercial Management, or Quantity Surveying (or hold an equivalent qualification). Stability is a necessity, with at least 7/8 years of experience working for a UK-based Civil Engineering Contractor. You are not required to have Senior Quantity Surveying experience; however, you will need to be able to manage multiple projects at the same time as well as a team who will be reporting directly to you. You must have experience working for a landscaping, highways, or groundworks contractor.