Quantity Surveyor - Facilities Management

NES Global Talent
£37000 - £45000/annum
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Quantity Surveyor – Facilities Management

Location: Inside the M25

Salary: Up to £45k + Benefits


The Client Our client is one of the country`s largest Facilities Management companies, due to continued growth they are looking to add an experienced Quantity Surveyor to their team in the London area.  

The Role

The candidate will provide commercial and cost ownership across the southern region projects group, that delivers multi – trade design and build packages, values ranging from £25K - £3m.

- Manage day to day, on a project by project basis, commercial risk effectively, in the pursuit of an optimum successful outcome, whilst   ensuring mitigating factors are dealt with at all times and report to the Senior QS on a regular basis to outcomes and actions taken.
- To manage all sub contract packages from commencement through to completion, with the primary purpose of agreeing all variations, final accounts in a timely manner, cognisant to the contractual time frames.
- To be able to negotiate with all respective suppliers and sub-contractors as necessary, throughout the project in ensuring best value is obtained throughout.
- Improve the profitability and competitive performance of the business through selling and negotiating skills and maximising opportunities.
- To ensure all variations are costed, submitted and agreed with our customers in a timely manner.
- To prepare all valuations and final accounts in accordance with the contracts and submit to our clients for approval.
- To hold full responsibility for the negotiations, valuations, interims and final accounts.
- To prepare and present detailed contract review data to the projects team and projects director on a monthly basis, providing accurate contract performance projections in terms of both revenue and gross margin.

Experience Required 

- Demonstration to being HNC/degree qualified as a minimum in engineering, commercial management, business administration.
- Hold extensive trade background experience.
- A demonstrable track record in operating across a diverse, building services fast track projects environment.
- Demonstrable experience in operating with JCT and NEC type contracts.
- Demonstrate contract value optimisation, negotiating skills, legal and commercial aspects with the supply chain and clients.
- Able to provide an entrepreneurial approach to the enhancement of project performance.
- Able to work as part of a team and communicate well with all members.
- Knowledge of SOR contracts. 


Established in 1978, NES Global Talent provides specialist technical and engineering recruitment solutions worldwide to the Oil & Gas, Power Generation, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and the Professional Services markets.



Established in 1978, NES Global Talent provides a complete range of contract and permanent talent solutions to the Oil and Gas, Power, Construction and Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and IT sectors worldwide. With more than 40 offices in 28 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. Offering far more than a traditional recruitment service, we fully support our contractors while they are on assignment with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients