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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Civil Engineering and Demolition

North West London – Projects throughout London

£65,000 – £80,000 + package

About the company:

Based in North West London, our privately owned client is a leading name within the civil engineering and demolition industry that prides themselves on their excellent reputation to deliver projects within budget and to programme, whilst always maintaining high standards and quality. They are based just outside of London and successfully complete projects both as a principal contractor and as a subcontractor throughout the South East which have values in excess of £15M. Their core areas of expertise include partial demolition, asbestos removal, soft stripping, temporary works, structural alterations, groundworks and RC Frames and they are part of a larger group which turnover in excess of £100M.

Our client recruits only the best people, who are motivated, dedicated and can work with a professional outlook. Having worked closely with this client for many years, I would highly recommend them as they offer an excellent working environment where they encourage individuals to grow, develop and expand. Furthermore, with a close management team, the business has the ability to offer a real family feel, assuring that you will be a name rather than just a number within the organisation.

About the position:

Due to healthy order books and company expansion, there is need for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to support the Commercial Director in the successful commercial and financial management of projects from point of award through to final account. 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; and 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.

About the requirements:

In order to be considered for this position, candidates will need to be degree qualified in Quantity Surveying, Commercial Management or similar. Additionally, individuals must have proven experience of working at this senior level whilst employed by a civil engineering or demolition contractor in the UK. Furthermore, as this is a permanent position, it is essential that individuals are able to demonstrate longevity in the workplace, holding each previous appointment for a minimum of 3 years.

About the package:

For this permanent position, I am targeting individuals looking to earn anywhere from £65,000 to £80,000 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 in addition to the usual benefits associated with a large successful company.

How to apply:

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

About Me:

My name is Laura Pyle and I am one of the Senior Consultants and Team Leaders at Cityscape Recruitment Ltd. I have been with the business for over 5 years’ during which time I have specialised in recruiting for niche sectors such as the demolition, remediation, groundwork and concrete frame markets. I also have previous recruitment experience in general construction and oil & gas. I pride myself on my long term relationships with both my candidates and clients plus my ability to find people true career developing moves.

Q: What does this mean for you?

A: I have connections with pretty much every company in these fields with my main focus being with in demolition and remediation while also working closely with my colleague in groundworks and concrete frames. I can offer you options with a variety of the best employers in this market. In addition to this, I have an in-depth knowledge on each of these employers. I can tell you all about their set ups, projects, future plans and what they can offer you as an individual moving forward.

I am always open to having confidential conversations with individuals interested in expanding their careers. If the right options don’t exist for you right now, we can stay in touch. If however, we have companies that could be ideal for you; I can tell you all about them.

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