Senior Quantity Surveyor

Think Recruitment
£53000 - £60000 per annum + car, pension, bonus
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Quantity Surveyor

£55-60k + Car & Excellent Package

West Midlands

Contract values - £5-25m

The company

Our client is a nationally recognised Main Contractor with a strong presence in the Midlands. The firm have built a solid reputation for delivering quality projects between the values of £5-25m to a number of blue chip clients across various Market Sectors. Although the company take on a range of work, their primary focus is on the: Education, Healthcare, Extra-care & industrial sectors. Turnover for the group stands at £210m, with their construction arm contributing around £150m. Despite their size, they remain family owned and this is reflected in their relationships with clients and sub-contractors, and also means that they go to great lengths to ensure that their employees are offered progression and the chance to grow with the company.

The ideal Quantity Surveyor/The role:

As Senior Quantity Surveyor you should have 6+ years of Main Contractor experience taking commercial lead on projects £5m+. You should be able to manage multiple sub-contractors first hand and should also feel confident in mentoring an assistant/trainee QS on site too. At times you may be required to assist with the pre-construction phase of projects, so experience of doing so would be preferred but isn't vital. As Senior Quantity Surveyor you will be reporting to and working under the Commercial Manager for the region. The role is predominantly site-based, with the option to work out of the head office in Solihull as and when you see fit. Below is a list of duties you will be required to have involvement with.

  • Analysis of tender allowances
  • The measurement and valuation of works (on site and from drawings), for valuations, variations and final accounts.
  • Agreement of valuation dates and preparing, submitting and agreement of interim valuations in accordance with those dates.
  • Administering and/or advising on Main Contract and Subcontract conditions
  • Subcontract and Design Procurement
  • Subcontract payments, variations and final accounts
  • Submission of Cost Value Reconciliations
  • Preparation of cost to complete

Salary and Benefits:

Our client offers a basic salary in the region of £58,000 plus car/allowance, as well as the normal benefits you'd expect from a successful company that wants to keep and develop its people.

Interview process & start date:

The target start date is as soon as practically possible depending on notice periods. Before that will be a screening interview with Ed Mynard at Think Recruitment. Thereafter will be two interviews at our client's offices.