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Senior Quantity Surveyor - Large new build projects

  • Location: South London, London
  • Sector: Building
  • Position: Senior Quantity Surveyor
  • Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + car, pension, healthcare, bonus
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 43542sat_1511810478
Job description

PSR Solutions are currently recruiting for a Senior Quantity Surveyor for a large Residential Scheme in South London valued at over £100m.

The ideal candidate will be working currently as a Senior Quantity Surveyor on a similar value project within a recognised main contractor.

Reporting to the Commercial Manager and supported by an Assistant Surveyor, you will be comfortable planning, coordinating and reporting on all commercial activities in order to maximise profit.

Managing all commercial aspects of the project, responsibilities will include:
  • Good knowledge of JCT forms of contract
  • Experience in commercial management of sub-contractors, including chairing regular meetings, valuations and final account negotiations
  • Able to manage and effectively monitor sub-contractors
  • Ability to form and develop relationships with a PQS, Design Team and Supply Chain
  • Commercial skills, maximising value recovery, cost control and cash management
  • Cost control through efficient planning, forecasting and estimating
  • Reviewing tenders
  • Procurement of sub-contractors, equipment and materials


The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of staff and management, including direct contact with clients
  • Ability to work to programmes and meet deadlines
  • Experience working on large residential or commercial schemes
  • A minimum of 5 year's industry experience
  • A degree/RICS in Quantity Surveying


The role of Senior Quantity Surveyor comes with a salary of £80,000 plus a company car or car allowance, travel expenses, health care and pension, with project bonuses available.