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Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Sector: Civil Engineering & Infrastructure
  • Position: Quantity Surveyor
  • Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 110717MCQS_1499761617
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Job description

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As one of the Midlands largest groundwork companies my client have achieved an annual turnover in 2017 of circa £50m.

With work across the whole of the Midlands the company specialise in Groundworks, Earthworks, Piling, Foundations and specialist Civil Engineering projects.

Having successfully established a reputation within the industry for quality and high levels of productivity the company are now in a position to increase the size of their commercial team with the addition of a Quantity Surveyor to the group.

Your Job

My client currently require a Quantity Surveyor to work alongside the already well established Commercial Team to work across a range of prospective, live and completed projects from start to completion.

As Quantity Surveyor you will,
  • Work with multiple site based commercial teams to ensure good practice across the business
  • Increase profitability of all projects through the management of junior commercial staff
  • Conduct negotiations with clients and sub-contractors
  • Oversee the management of subcontract procurement from initial enquiry to placement of order
  • Manage other commercial staff to supervise multiple subcontractor accounts through regular reporting and meetings with on site Quantity Surveyors
  • Reporting to the Commercial Manager on the commercial status of all civil engineering based projects
  • Develop the company supply chain relationships with suppliers and sub-contractors for the benefit of the project and future contracts


Your Skills
  • You will have held a similar position with a groundworks based Civil Engineering Contractor previously
  • You will have previous commercial experience on groundworks / earthworks projects
  • You will have the ability to manage multiple Quantity Surveyors across a range of projects at any one time
  • You'll enjoy challenging and diverse projects
  • Strong commercial and contract knowledge and experience using NEC family of contracts