Estimator/Quantity Surveyor - Building & Refurbishment

Milton Keynes
£50000 per year
12 Apr 2017
12 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Estimator/Quantity Surveyor required for Oxfordshire based Main Contractor - Paying up to £50,000 Per Annum + Flexible Benefits.

About your new company:

Our client is a progressive building contractor operating throughout the Oxfordshire region on new build, refurbishment schemes ranging from £500 to £10m.

About your new role:

This new and exciting opportunity will be to support our clients small works division on a range of domestic and commercial refurbishments throughout Oxfordshire.

Duties include but not limited to:


- Preparation and submission of tenders;
- Undertaking purchase enquiries and reviewing received quotes;
- Conducting product/ market research;
- Carrying out procurement;
- Maintaining CRM database;
- Maintaining Supplier database;


- Support the project team in all commercial matters
- Liaise with the site teams and take the lead with contract administration, including record keeping
- Ensure timely submission of valuations
- Ensure cash flow is maximised including ensuring payments are received on time
- Ensure the accurate and timely evaluation and agreement of final quantities, revised and additional items, rates and compensation events
- Identify additional entitlement under the contract including the monitoring of daily records
- Delegate commercial activities to other members of the team as appropriate
- Ensure that good records are kept in order that the full entitlement under the contract is achieved
- Identify and realise opportunities to maximise cost/value management.
- Preparation of accurate and timely monthly valuation reports.
- Procurement and management of subcontract packages.
- Evaluate risks and review project risk register.
- Assist with preparation of contractual claims.
- Measure and assess the work undertaken and then submit detailed, accurate and timely applications

What you need to succeed:

- A minimum of 3-5 years experience of working for a main contractor/regional building.
- A good working knowledge of JCT forms of contracts including traditional and design & build.
- Previous experience of carrying out of your own procurement, final accounts, valuations and monthly CVR's.
- Conversant with MS Office packages (Word, Excel and Quickbooks)

The benefits:

- A market leading/competitive base salary.
- Car allowance or company vehicle
- Pension scheme
- Healthcare
- Competitive holiday allowance
- Flexible benefits
- Good career prospects

What you need to do next:

Apply with an up to date CV to


"Refurbishment", "Building", "Quantity Surveyor", "QS", "Estimator", "Small Works", "Special Works", "JCT"