Senior Quantity Surveyor

London (Central), London (Greater)
£54,966 to £74,367
15 Feb 2018
15 Mar 2018
Job Type

Senior Quantity Surveyor - London/South East

We are BT Facilities Services, we are part of the BT Group of companies and we specialise in the facilities management industry. Our brilliant team provide a full range of building maintenance services to 7,000 BT buildings in the UK, the estate varies from commercial offices, telephone exchanges, data centres and retail shops.

The Managing Quantity Surveyor (MQS) is a key role in supporting the “in house” Project Management and Property Teams commercially. The MQS must ensure compliance with common forms of contract (NEC & JCT) and advise, coach & support the Project Management Teams in delivering projects within the BT governance framework. Key tasks include:

  • Preparing & reviewing Viability Reports & Tender Reports
  • Budget and procurement advice
  • Cost planning including interim valuation, project cash flow forecasting, taxation appraisal and negotiation of final accounts
  • Site inspections to support accurate budget costing and post measure
  • Effectively using BT’s national supply chain to maximise best value for both customer expenditure and investment in our estate
  • Maintaining accurate data systems
  • Accurate project, team and regional level reporting including presenting at all levels
  • Management of key consultant & contractor relationships to ensure best value and service
  • Negotiating financial settlements with our suppliers where disputes arise


  • Minimum qualification: QS Professional qualification MRICS or similar, minimum 10+years post qualification experience, M&E QS experience & knowledge
  • Experience and understanding of various forms of procurement, in particular the NEC and JCT standard forms
  • Advanced MS Excel knowledge
  • Able to work across a large number of projects at one time
  • An awareness of benchmarking cost to support best value design and procurement
  • An ability to quickly understand and consistently apply standard procedures associated with project delivery
  • Commercially astute with good negotiating skills
  • Team player with good communication skills and an approachable yet assertive style


As we want to provide the best property and facility service to our customers we ask for a lot of qualifications and experience from our future colleagues, but in return we offer brilliant benefits and promise to support you with the right training and guidance to progress your career further!

  • Car or Car Allowance
  • 25 days annual leave + 8 days bank holiday
  • Buy More Leave Scheme
  • Pension matching up to 4%
  • Life Assurance 3 X your salary
  • Share Save Scheme
  • Yearly salary reviews
  • BT packages, including BT Infinity Broadband & BT Sport
  • Internal training programmes
  • BTFS Perks At work, offering savings on Cinema, Tickets, Utilities, Fashion, Electronic goods and more!

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