Senior Quantity Surveyor

Brandon James Ltd
Richmond, Surrey
15 Jun 2017
15 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Main Contractor - New Build - Education - £20m - Senior Quantity Surveyor

One of the UK's largest construction and property organisations have an urgent requirement for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join a new project in South West London. The successful Senior Quantity Surveyor will be joining an organisation that has a turnover of over £1bn+ every year with this number growing and growing each year. They pride themselves for being experts in construction, residential development and property services with an outstanding project portfolio.

The Senior Quantity Surveyor will be reporting to the Commercial Manager and will manage the commercials and ensure targets are achieved on one of their exciting new build secondary school project with a value of £20m. The successful Quantity Surveyor will ideally be able to demonstrate their experience on a number of projects ranging from £5m-£30m.

Role: Senior Quantity Surveyor


The successful Senior Quantity Surveyor will be reporting to the Commercial Manager and your duties will be:

  • Build and maintain working relationships with supply chain and clients
  • Place supply chain orders in accordance with the procurement schedule
  • Manage and minimise non recoverable costs on projects
  • Price and agree all project variations
  • Provide commercial expertise and be responsible for the financial delivery on various projects
  • Value, certify and issue subcontractors
  • Complete CVC reports
  • Submit external valuations, making sure they meet the conditions of the main contract
  • Full responsibility for the projects cash position

Location: South West London

Projects: New Build

Sectors: Education

Values: £20m

Salary: £60,000-£70,000

  • Car/Car Allowance (Very generous allowance scheme)
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • Generous Holiday


  • Minimum 6 years' experience
  • Membership or working towards MCIOB or RICS
  • Good organisational skills
  • A full successful track record in leading financial management and cost control on projects.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and generate solutions.
  • Highly IT literate, including advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • A track record of successful procurement
  • Valid Driving Licence
  • Appropriate CSCS card

If you are a Quantity Surveyor or Senior Quantity Surveyor, looking at your career options, then please contact Sam Patuzzo at Brandon James.

Reference #SPS9

Quantity Surveyor/ Senior Quantity Surveyor /Education / New Build