Senior Quantity Surveyor - Contractor - Birmingham

£40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits package
26 Sep 2016
24 Oct 2016
Carl Ramskill
Job Type

Senior Quantity Surveyor - Contractor - Birmingham

Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 + Benefits

This is an exciting opportunity to join a market-leading contractor in the commercial sector as a Senior Quantity Surveyor. You will be working in the commercial sector on projects for a wide range of reputable national and international companies. Our client has offices in London and Birmingham, and is looking to expand. The main Contractor offers a wide selection of services, including remediation of heavy metal, hydrocarbon and asbestos, ground re-engineering, marine restoration and environmental protection. Past projects have included:

  • Eradicating Japanese knotweed at a major UK site
  • Ground re-engineering for the development of residential housing
  • The waste treatment of a large UK harbour

In this role as a Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will be required to advise on commercial interests with clients, lead the financial management of large projects, be responsible for reviewing and managing contracts, negotiate on behalf of the client's interests, and liaise directly with the directors of the company.

As a Senior Quantity Surveyor, your key duties will include:

  • Performing ongoing cost analysis, cost forecasting, and risk and value management
  • Preparing and managing sub-contracts
  • Visiting sites and liaise and negotiate with clients and sub-contractors

  • Preparing monthly financial reports for the board of directors

As a Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will ideally have:

  • Around 3-5 years' experience as a Quantity Surveyor (preferably with some experience with earthworks or remediation)
  • Experience with contract administration and cost management, cost analysis and cost forecasting
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Full UK driving licence, as regular travel to sites is essential

Our client is offering a competitive salary with flexible benefits, including car allowance, pension, healthcare and bonuses, and encourages and supports career progression to the highest levels in this sector. This is an exciting opportunity to join the leaders of the Environmental field using cutting edge technology to deliver incredible results beyond that of a typical quantity surveyor company.

In order to discuss this Senior Quantity Surveyor role and other roles within quantity surveying please call 0121 442 0649 or email your CV to