Senior Quantity Surveyor required with Main Contractor overseeing 1-3 live projects in London

£70,000 - £80,000 & benefits
08 Mar 2018
05 Apr 2018
Job Type

Senior Quantity Surveyor required with Main Contractor overseeing 1-3 live projects in Central London - £75k+

Senior QS Required with Main Contractor for High Rise Residential & Mixed-used projects in London & South East up to £35m

About the Client: SSA are recruiting on behalf a Main Contractor who are operating throughout the in the London area. The company has head offices in North London and are involved predominantly in high end residential / commercial / hotel sectors on projects from £15m-35m

They are seeking to strengthen their commercial team with an experienced Senior QS to oversee between 1-3 projects in Central London

About the Role: Within the role of Senior Quantity Surveuor you will provide support to the Commercial Manager & Construction Team on all Quantity Surveying functions including, but not limited to the following:

  • Reviewing of Contracts and ensuring compliance
  • Take Ownership of all commercial aspects of the project
  • Identifying and pricing of all variations as and when they occur
  • Procurement - operational procurement activity and contract support, in conjunction with the Procurement Department
  • Sending out tender enquiries to subcontractors and suppliers
  • Cost analysis of tender prices
  • Measuring from drawings and preparing pricing documents where one does not exist
  • Checking measured quantities in pricing documents against drawings and other tender documents
  • Inputting data to pricing documents
  • Measurement of Sub-Contract Elements
  • Cost analysis of Sub-Contractor/Supplier costing
  • Producing & Forwarding Post Tender Data
  • Managing and forecasting the Cash flow of both projects and the business
  • Working closely with the PQS to deliver value for money and control budgets
  • Logging and Reporting of all variations
  • Provide Data and analysis of issues & risks as required by Management.
  • Improve and implement best practice commercial processes and accurate budgeting
  • Ensure Construction Team is adhering to all Contractual Requirements and providing advice and monitoring of same
  • Ensure reporting is in line with Group Policies & highlight exceptions to Management

About the requirements;

  • Strong prior experience in Quantity Surveying roles in a Construction/Engineering business
  • Degree level education within Quantity Surveying, Civil or Environmental Engineering Commercial Management or similar field
  • Ability to demonstrate building strong working relationships & stakeholder management
  • Good level of legal awareness and competence in assessing Contract Documents and contract requirements
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Excellent Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good oral & written communication skills

If interested in this role please send an updated CV to

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