Quantity Surveyor

Building Careers UK Ltd
£40000 - £55000 per annum + package
15 Apr 2017
14 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Founded over 60 years ago a small joinery business has grown to become synonymous with construction and property development in the North West.

A dynamic multidisciplinary Design & Build, New Build & Refurbishment organisation operating in the residential, hotel, fit-out and commercial markets. Our client is unique due to its ability to draw on direct labour and in-house manufacturing base.

Project values range up to £100m and typically comprise of high quality schemes.

They currently seek to recruit a Project Quantity Surveyor who can demonstrate a proven track record of successful completing projects from inception through to final account.

Requirements of the role:

  • Control of day-to-day commercial and contractual activities
  • Maximisation on the return on capital and resources employed.
  • Sub-contractor and Suppliers procurement ensuring that maximum value for money is achieved whilst maintaining the groups ethical, moral and environmental policies.
  • Prepare, submit and agree main contract valuations
  • Place sub-contractors and prepare sub contract valuations and administer sub-contracts.
  • Prepare commercial reports for review.
  • Ensure accurate records are maintained.
  • Attend project meetings, provide commercial and cost advice
  • Work closely with the management to ensure the project objectives are met.
  • Continue to value engineer opportunities


The successful candidate will have the appropriate experience of Main Contract Quantity Surveying and reporting duties together with keen procurement skills for subcontract and supplier purchasing.

The ability to work closely with management and develop key working relationships within the business is essential.