Senior Quantity Surveyor

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Civil Engineering and Demolition

Projects throughout South East

£55,000 – £70,000 + package

About the company:

Our privately owned client, who is based just outside of London, is a leading name within the demolition and civil engineering industry with a group annual turnover in excess of £65M. Their services include asbestos removal, temporary works, demolition and earthworks and their strong reputation for successfully finishing challenging projects has been built on delivery and trust. At present, our client has secured live projects to the value of £35million, with further workload secured and being tendered for in the pipeline. Our client has an excellent staff retention level which has been gained by constantly focusing on improving standards. They are renowned for looking after their staff, providing them with strong career progression opportunities through their extensive commitment to training and development and with their close management team; they are able to offer a strong family feel to the business.

About the position:

Due to healthy order books and company expansion, there is need for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to support the Commercial Managers 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 or similar. Additionally, candidates 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 candidates 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 candidates looking to earn anywhere from £55,000 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 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 or call 01923 750 095 to discuss the role further on a confidential basis

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