M&E Quantity Surveyor

Tenacity Recruitment Limited
London (Greater)
11 Mar 2018
19 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Tenacity Recruitment currently has a unique opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor with MEP experience in London. The position is with a top tier leading M&E contractor in London. The role would suit someone that is keen to develop their career within a growing organisation. We are therefore looking for individuals who are bright, enthusiastic and are looking for a challenge

Our client provides M&E engineering services to the residential, commercial, education and health care projects across the UK. They draw upon many years experience in the industry to successfully complete projects to an exceptional standard which has allowed them to work on a number of prestigious & high profile projects in and around London up to the value of £70 million M&E value. Everything they do is executed with pride, passion and precision, ever driven by their core values of Excellence, People, Teamwork and Honesty.

Key Senior QS Responsibilities


- Ability to delegate when necessary


-Prepare Tender Risk Analysis based on standard formats.
-Prepare contract documentation including bill of quantities.
-Prepare Project Execution Plans, Procurement Strategies and communicate set-up of Projects

Contract Management

-Evaluate the terms and conditions of sub-contractors / contracts with particular emphasis on Risk, Program, Terms & Conditions, Design Responsibility etc.
-Understand the contractual requirements of project documents including the roles and responsibilities of all involved and the contractual notices required.
-Placement of sub-contract orders in conjunction with relevant Manager/Buying Department.
-Maintain procurement schedules
-Prepare subcontract documentation, issue enquiries and negotiate agreements.
-Provide advice on contractual claims – analysing outcomes and forecast and report as required.

Risk and Change Management

-Set up and maintain variation logs with feed into costs as outlined above for all client variations and sub-contract variations, including the management and agreement of such variations.
-Evaluation and recovery of any change that is not the employers risk/ liability including recovery from 3rd parties.
-Review Site Programmes in respect to delays, disruption, damage and sub-contract program, and ensure as-built records are maintained and appropriate policies/correspondence is issued accordingly.
-Identify, analyse and develop responses to commercial risks and opportunities
-Ensure Live Risk Register is updated on monthly basis.

Cost Management

-Run accurate Commercial Cost Control Reports on projects ensuring reports clearly identify committed costs and forecast costs to completion for all categories of project costs.
-Understand allowances for elements of work
-Administer and value sub-contractor accounts
-Use the company’s financial systems to the benefit of the business to ensure accurate cost reporting.

Value Management

-Measurement of work to maximise the value of applications to our clients.
-Prepare interim and final accounts
-Liaise with the client, client representatives and other 3rd parties on commercial issues including the agreement of additional monies.

Cash Management

-Administer applications for payment and payment of sub-contractors to ensure positive cash flow where possible and fair valuations.


-Ensure that client relationships are enhanced to maximise on current and future opportunities.
-To prepare and present monthly company reports at each project and/or business review, in line with company formats and standards.
-Respond to client letters in a fitting and contractual manner to ensure that the companies’ position is protected at all times.
-Always act in a manner fitting to the business and uphold the company’s standards internally and externally at all times.


-Quantity Surveying Degree

Person Specification:

-Able to support and manage a team of Quantity Surveyors based on different projects
-Able to use own initiative
-Takes responsibility for own workload
-Excellent organisational skills
-Attention to detail
-Communicates effectively both written and verbal
-Enjoys problem solving
-Able to interact confidently with different levels of staff
-A ‘can do’ attitude
-Good influencing skills
-Builds appropriate, professional and friendly relationships with the teams both in the office and on site.
-Excellent presentation skills
-Effective use of time

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