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Project Quantity Surveyor


Job Description:

My client are a leading specialist drainage/piping company that are currently working in multiple frameworks and projects (including HS2) guaranteeing long term growth and are looking for a Project Quantity Surveyor to join them on a permanent basis. The Project Quantity Surveyor is required to ensure that all commercial aspects of the projects under their remit are properly managed and controlled, and that commercial strategy is developed and delivered in accordance with the requirements of the business. The ideal Project Quantity Surveyor will have exceptionally strong NEC knowledge, have experience working with a Tier 1 contractor,  have 3+ years experience within a Quantity Surveyor role and have experience within utilities and civils.

The successful candidate will;

  • Provide assistance, support and guidance on all commercial issues within the projects and ensure that commercial staff attain their maximum potential
  • Develop and expand the commercial knowledge of the commercial team
  • Review all commercial plans to deliver maximum margin
  • Provide contractual advice during the tendering process Identify improvements to commercial procedures
  • Manage the monthly commercial audit process
  • Manage mediation/adjudication claims
  • Ensure the subcontract process is administered correctly to protect the Company

Knowledge required;

  • Management of a team of quantity surveyors, costing staff and project planners
  • Degree qualified, or equivalent
  • Experience of development and implementation of procedures
  • Civil engineering works experience, including utilities Knowledge of a wide range of contract conditions
  • Strong contractual experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and networking skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel
  • Ability to effectively prioritise a busy workload and meet project deadlines
  • Evidence new ways of thinking which deliver benefits Ability to influence others
  • Strong knowledge and exposure to NEC

This role will be very much a hands on QS role however for the right candidate there is a very strong opportunity to develop into the head of commercial. It is also working with an amazing team and will offer autonomy and an exciting and varied role.


  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Construction
  • Years Experience

    2+ years

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