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Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Cumbria
  • Sector: Building
  • Position: Quantity Surveyor
  • Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: CMWC001_1571224998
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Job description

My Client has been in business for over 100 years, they are one of the leading, privately-owned construction, development and property services businesses in the UK. They specialise in commercial and mixed-use developments, education and student accommodation, heritage, residential, Leisure and local authority frameworks. They are currently recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor to work on a newbuild scheme in Cumbria worth £20M.

The purpose of the role is to take accountability for the development and implementation of all pre and post contract strategies, commercial functions and contract reporting, this role will bring a specialism into the business that will be key in delivering complex projects.


  • Develop and encourage project team performance, ensuring that the companies main contractual obligations and strategies are executed and regularly reviewed
  • Complete and submit business unit reports, monthly MCR, procurement reports and progress reports
  • Demonstrate an understanding of internal and external tender strategies/build up
  • Agree external valuations/cash flow to maximise project value
  • Work with the Surveying Manager to agree and produce main and subcontract final accounts
  • Ensure all subcontract management/process obligations are complete with particular reference to procurement, measurement and valuation, contractual instructions, notices and orders as well as Health and Safety.


You will be a Qualified Surveyor with relevant commercial skills and experience including the ability to maximise value recovery, cost control and cash management, as well as have the ability to effectively use/understand financial reports and final accounts.

To be successful in the role you will be a confident communicator, able to demonstrate the ability to form and develop relationships with the client, PQS, design team and supply chain. You will also be committed to leading and developing commercial site teams.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a forward thinking and ambitious employer who are incredibly busy. This position would suit somebody with experience in a Senior Planning role within a large build contracting environment.