Senior Quantity Surveyor

Orchard Recruitment Solutions Ltd
£30000 - £46000/annum car, bonus, package
19 Jul 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Role: Quantity Surveyor / Senior Quantity Surveyor
Location: Exeter
Package: to £46,000 DOE, car, bonus, package

About our client

Our client are a truly international business with a global turnover in excess of £3bn and total employees totalling more than 80,000. Dating back to the late 1800s, our client are consistently at the forefront of the support services and construction sectors, delivering projects and operations based on a core set of long-standing values.

Job purpose

Responsible for site commercial activities reporting to a Commercial Manager or Area Quantity Surveyor.

To ensure the successful financial completion of the project, protecting the exposure of the Company to financial risks, together with adherence to the commercial procedures of the Business.


·Subcontract procurement from initial enquiry to placement of order;
·Commercial management of subcontractor accounts from commencement on site to negotiation and agreement of final accounts;
·Preparation of monthly applications for payment to the client and ensuring timeous certification and payment;
·Preparation of monthly cost value reconciliation reports;
·Preparation of monthly cost and value to complete forecasts in conjunction with the Site Manager;
·Preparation of final accounts;
·Advise on procurement issues;
·Assist in cost and risk management;
·Provide site management with commercial and contractual support and advice;
·Proactive approach to the environment and customer care of all the stakeholders involved in a project;
·Promotion of positive image of our client's name to protect and promote the brand name;
·Ensure motivation and morale is high and earn respect of team members to gain their commitment and support that ensures their optimum input into the project;
·Participate in team development for the benefit of the individuals and the company;
·Develop supply chain relationships with suppliers and sub-contractors for the benefit of the project and future contracts;
·To be aware of business continuity processes via Line Manager.

Knowledge skills & experience

·BSc Degree in Quantity Surveying and/or Chartered/Member of Professional organisation (desirable);
·Full UK Driving licence;
·Experience of multidisciplinary projects in the water/highways sectors;
·Experience with the NEC suite of contracts.


·Creative thinker;