Senior Quantity Surveyor

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Job Type Permanent
Salary £45k - £50k + benefits

Job Description

A key client of mine, who is a main-contractor based in Tyne & Wear, is seeking a Senior Quantity Surveyor or QS on a permanent basis to join their commercial team. Suitable applicants will have between 5 and 10 years experience in a Quantity Surveyor position working on social housing new-build or refurbishment schemes or for a main-contractor or house-builder.

We’re looking for dynamic candidates who are good team players and can manage their own projects. The successful candidate will reporting directly into the Managing QS and Commercial Manager and there’s an excellent opportunity for progression.


  • Maintain effective communication with the site teams
  • Provide and control strategy of commercial contacts with client’s representatives.
  • Provide commercial contact with supply chain partners through pre-contract meetings, contract vetting and input to subcontract documents.
  • Commercial management of subcontractors.
  • Monitor the timely production of reliable cost performance data.
  • Produce and present monthly / quarterly reports.
  • Provide commercial input to project strategy.
  • Be responsible for the timely production of appropriate levels of applications for payments in accordance with the provisions of the conditions of contract.
  • Provide commercial advice to the site team, and management on all contractual issues.
  • Attend and provide input to all site commercial meetings.

Qualifications & Key Attributes

  • A Degree in Quantity Surveying, or equivalent
  • Self Motivated
  • Good communication and negotiation skills
  • Hands on and can work as part of a team

This is the ideal opportunity for an established QS to secure a fresh challenge or for a Senior QS who is seeking a new challenge.


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