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​M&E Quantity Surveyor

Location: Type: Date Posted: Salary: Job ID: Contact:
North West - Greater Manchester Permanent January 21st 2020 £45,000 - £55,000 BTC/FP/2020/2101MEQS Brian Colton

M&E Quantity Surveyor


£45,000 - £55,000

Our client, a well-established North West Contractor are looking to recruit an M&E Quantity Surveyor in their team. Working on projects in the Commercial, Residential, Education, and Healthcare sectors ranging from £40m - £50m.

The Quantity Surveyors work in close contact with their client, advising them on financial and legal matters that arise during the project.

The team proactively manage the cost of a building project, from the initial design stages through to the building’s completion and sometimes even the costs incurred through maintenance and operation, once the building is up and running.


  • To support business objectives of delivering value for money in all circumstances
  • Comply with established commercial/procurement/ contractual strategies
  • Individually or as part of a team operate processes for the selection, appointment and management of construction and engineering contractors
  • Preparation of indicative cost budgets and appraisals
  • Providing advice on procurement strategy
  • Preparation of Contract Recommendation Reports
  • Preparation of contract documents
  • Scrutinising and verifying applications for interim payments
  • Support formal dispute resolution process and contract close out strategy as required
  • Advising and liaising with internal project and cost control team
  • Assisting Project Managers in preparing Early Warnings, Instructions and Compensation Events


  • Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying or similar technical discipline
  • Strong technical M&E delivery experience
  • MRICS or membership of other relevant professional body preferred
  • Ability to successfully manage complex projects in a proactive and diligent manner
  • Strong Feasibility and cost planning experience
  • Experience of providing procurement advice, tender documentation and post contract services
  • Experience in logistics, distribution, major projects desirable
  • Client facing, ensuring a high standard of technical delivery