Quantity Surveyor - Southampton

CSC Recruitment Ltd
£40000 - £50000/annum
09 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Role: Quantity Surveyor
Location: Southampton
Salary: up to £50,000 plus benefits

Role: This is a no.2 role working on a £25million new build project underneath a Senior Quantity Surveyor. The position will be based on site to ensure the successful financial completion of projects, protecting the exposure of the company to financial risks, together with adherence to the commercial procedures of the business.


- To liaise with project manager in the day to day commercial administration of contracts to ensure the financial success of construction operations and to keep the Supervising Surveyor/Managing Surveyor appraised of all material events
- To prepare accurate draft sub-contracts
- To assist in the supervision, mentoring and encouragement of all junior staff in their personal professional development
- To ensure in consultation with project management that main contract payment applications contain all necessary admeasure/additional cost claims and that the timely submission of detailed claims and final accounts is achieved
- To assist contracts management in the administration of sub-contractor performance so as to ensure the economic and timely completion of all sub-contractor liabilities written into the sub-contract
- To ensure the prompt and regular submission of main contract payment applications and subsequent cash collection together with the preparation of sub-contractor payments
- To carry out site re-measurement for all subcontract accounts and external accounts alike
- To value and pay subcontractors and agreement of final accounts


- Sound & comprehensive understanding of construction industry and the parties to it
- Good knowledge of measurement and valuation
- Good knowledge of standard forms of contract - this project is JCT
- Proficient in reading drawings, specifications, programmes and knowledge of construction process
- Ability to negotiate with clients and sub contractors
- Ability to draft sub contracts
- Awareness of dispute procedures
- Experience of value engineering
- Ability to prepare procurement schedules
- Proficient in the use of Microsoft packages e.g. Excel, Word & PowerPoint

For a confidential discussion about your future career please contact Jessica Ha at CSC Recruitment on (Apply online only)

CSC Recruitment are an established recruitment consultancy who takes pride in undertaken both permanent and freelance recruitment in a professional and friendly manner. Focusing predominately in London and the Southern markets, we have long working relationships with blue chip and privately owned main contractors successfully recruiting at all levels of management from Site Manager through to Construction Director and Quantity Surveyor through to Commercial Director.

For further company information please refer to CSC Recruitment Website
We will contact all successfully shortlisted applicants but regret we cannot guarantee a response to all applications