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Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Sector: Building
  • Position: Senior Quantity Surveyor
  • Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance + Package
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: DW-0119-MSP_1556897973
Job description

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My client is and award-winning main contractor with over 400 awards for regeneration, architecture, design, place-making, marketing and business. with a Turnover of £36million and an impressive profit of £18million you can rest assured that you will have secure employment for many years to come.

Your Role

As a Senior Quantity Surveyor you will reporting to the Associate Director Construction, focused on leading both the pre-construction and construction delivery of a project.

The long-term aim is that the SQS becomes the lead on schemes from start to finish, they will be required to be champions in the construction team helping improve the functionality of the commercial management role. Long term they will have respective teams beneath them, still managing all aspects of their teams and projects.


Responsibilities include;
  • Develop effective strategies for successful commercial delivery / recovery of projects
  • Able to plan and make best use of time; able to produce clear, accurate and comprehensive procurement programmes
  • Able to communicate overall timescales and milestones effectively, and manage others to achieve them
  • Able to suggest credible ways to improve procurement programme / project delivery timescales
  • Understand the structure and principles of cost models, cost planning, cost control, reporting and forecasting;
  • Able to Co-ordinate and manage preconstruction commercial activities for new projects.
  • Advise fully on the Project cost plan Understanding overall build costs and elemental costs for major systems
  • Complete Procurement for construction packages.
  • Prepare Works Contractor contract documentation in line with project requirements and current legislation.
  • Can effectively engage clients and project teams in a structured change control process
  • Good understanding of the impact of change requests on project cost and timeSolid understanding of the key project risks and communicate how these can be mitigated or managed
  • Understanding of how risk is assessed and priced and how to minimise any premiums



Your Experience
  • Excellent understanding of the whole project commercial management cycle from pre-construction to project completion.
  • Must have led teams in their previous roles, chaired meetings and delivered projects of a similar value, must be able to demonstrate clear and rational decision making.