​Senior Quantity Surveyor


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North West - Greater Manchester Permanent July 25th 2022 £60,000 - £65,000 + full company package BTC/FP/2022/2507SQS Brian Colton

Senior Quantity Surveyor

£60,000 - £65,000 + Full Company Package

North West – Manchester, Liverpool, Warrington

We are looking for an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor for a well-established main contractor based in Manchester.

It is a great opportunity for an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor to join a main building contractor who deliver Private and Public sector clients, across a diverse range of sectors including education, industrial, healthcare, extra care, and commercial. Projects are new build valuing up to £25m and all projects are North West based.


Key Accountabilities of the Senior Quantity Surveyor will include:

  • Develop and encourage project team performance; ensuring that Wates’ 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

We are looking for a qualified Senior Quantity 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.