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Quantity Surveyor

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    Building & Construction

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    Up to £40000.00 per annum + car allowance

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    Mark Bateson

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  • Published:

    16 days ago

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Quantity Surveyor
£40,000 plus car allowance

The Role:

To provide Quantity Surveying services and liaise with and give advice to clients. Liaison with all external agencies, private consultants, housing associations, etc. Dealing with Local and Government Departments, funding agencies and senior management of contracting organisations of all categories.


  • Reporting Arrangements and Main Contacts
  • Preparing feasibility studies, preliminary estimates, cost plans, data bases, tender and other analysis and provide advice on the economics of design at the early stages of a project.
  • Provide advice on and use of whole life costing techniques
  • To prepare high quality tender documentation including Bills of Quantities, Schedule of Works and Contract Sum Analysis using computer techniques. Undertake pricing documentation before tender period as and when required. Negotiating contract sums as necessary
  • Utilise industry software and guidance information such as BCIS and cost publications
  • Examination and analysis of tenders, prepare cost breakdowns and initial cost profile.
  • Negotiate contract sums as necessary
  • To control all post contract procedures, make valuations for payments, producing financial reports and monitoring actual and anticipated expenditure against profile. Assisting Contract Administrators and the like in the preparation of AI's, evaluation of claims for extensions of time, etc
  • To prepare final accounts and agree with contractor including verifying claims, dealing with audit procedures
  • Project manage the running of schemes, plan, set objectives, provide direction, programme, monitor, control and advise on related matters including issue progress reports and in post contract reviews
  • Undertake project management techniques to satisfy planning, interface with designers, agencies and all stakeholders, implement and maintain quality control requirements, financial management and project reporting requirements
  • Advise on contractual procedures and financial regulations
  • Apply and report on the principles of risk management
  • Ensure that customer requirements are identified and agreed with the client. Collect all feedback information and monitor, particularly in conjunction with the SLA and client requirements
  • To ensure/contribute/lead on the delivery of quality assured, client focused products and services to meet the agreed requirements of the customer
  • To contribute to the operation and development of the Business Management System to ensure the continuous improvement of quality assured services/products for clients
  • Carrying out professional research projects. Assisting in the investigation, reporting and recommending the implementation of new procedures and techniques. Taking responsibility for the delivery of an initiative, commission or groups of commissions
  • Ensure the implementation and compliance of all company policies, procedures and guidelines including the company Health and Safety Policy
  • To carry out any other duties that may reasonably be required by the Principal Quantity Surveyor


  • A relevant degree or proven experience in Quantity Surveying
  • A clear understanding and experience of Cost Value Reporting
  • Experience managing Contractors works and packages
  • Cost interrogation experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Effective communication skills across a range of contacts
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure

The Company:

They were awarded The Best Employers Overall Best Large Business in the Eastern Region, in addition to being accredited a Platinum Best Employer. In 2020 they were also awarded Investors in People Gold accreditation and Investors in Wellbeing Silver accreditation, demonstrating their commitment to their employees.

* Group Pension scheme offering competitive contributions.
* Generous leave entitlement.
* Flexible working scheme.
* Annual performance related pay reviews and discretionary quarterly bonus.
* Subsidised travel: including rail travel and cycle to work scheme.
* A modern and creative open plan office.
* Professional subscriptions.
* Social space: including televisions, games consoles, pool table, table tennis and table football.