​Senior Quantity Surveyor


Location: Type: Date Posted: Salary: Job ID: Contact:
North West - All Permanent June 20th 2019 £55,000 - £60,000 BTC/FP/2019/2006SQSM Brian Colton

Senior Quantity Surveyor

£55,000 - £60,000

North West – Manchester

Our client, a Regional North West Contractor/Developer with a turnover of £90m, are looking to recruit a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their team in the North West. The Senior QS will be working on a £30m refurb project in Manchester.

The Senior Quantity Surveyor will take responsibility for the execution of the Quantity Surveying function to fulfil the requirements of the company in maximising quality of service and profitability.

Role of Senior Quantity Surveyor:

  • Budget preparation
  • Preparation of accurate and prudent cost/value analysis
  • Pricing and rating variations and compensation events
  • Maintenance of cost information and providing information for timely and accurate applications for payment
  • Interim and Final Account measurement – site measurement and drawing take off
  • Interim payment and final account agreement of subcontracts
  • Verification and agreement of sundry accounts
  • Ensure the effective performance, management and development of their direct reports and the effective organisation of everyone working directly for them.
  • Supervise the activities of others to meet deadlines and quality standards taking account of impact outside area of responsibility.

Key Accountabilities of Senior Quantity Surveyor:

Procurement of suppliers / subcontractors / consultants, consistent with the companies standards and procurement strategy.

Drafting of Contractual Correspondence

  • Assist in producing project procurement strategy documentation, in putting into planning activities with horizons of typically up to 6 months.
  • Maintain robust and consistent change control processes on the project to identify and agree appropriate changes / variations with the Employers’ Representatives.
  • Identify risks and opportunities and evaluate options.
  • Carry out any other reasonable quantity surveying related tasks as directed by Line Manager or referred to in BMS Quality Procedures.
  • Advising on construction economies and value engineering on D&B Projects.

Typical Outputs of Senior Quantity Surveyor:

  • Monthly CVRs and supporting documentation
  • Monthly cash flow and turnover forecast
  • Issue monthly and timely external applications for payment
  • Issue monthly subcontract payment certificates
  • Timely payment and pay less notices to subcontractors