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Senior Quantity Surveyor

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    Building & Construction

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  • Salary:

    £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: Car Allowance + Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Amanda Lau

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  • Contact phone:

    0161 233 0034

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Senior Quantity Surveyor 
c£55,000-60,000 + Car Allowance + Excellent Benefits

An Established Modular Construction Company is seeking an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor to be based at in Nottinghamshire with site visits requried. The ideal candidate will have experience of Prefab Modular Construction or Quantity Surveying/ Commercial Management experience for a large main contractor. The Senior Surveyor will be reporting to the Commercial Manager and will carry out the duties and responsibilities as described further below.
  • The candidate will be qualified to Degree/HND or HNC in Quantity Surveying or a similar commercial degree in construction. RICS membership preferred but not mandatory
  • A full valid driving licence
  • Will need to be CSCS qualified
  • Experience in the construction industry as a Quantity Surveyor, or in a similar Commercial Manager role for a large main contractor, with modular construction expereince is desired 
  • Effectively communicate with the Commercial Manager on a daily basis advising of any issues that may affect the cost, value or margin of the projects.
  • Be able to communicate Contract/Sub-Contract advice to site based staff.
  • Placement of subcontract orders to step down contractual terms and manage risk, including placement of ITT’s and ensuring notices and payment are made on time.
  • Keeping accurate relevant records.
  • Ensure subcontract accounts are managed within budgets and subcontracts/final accounts are signed and agreed in a timely manner.
  • Collate commercial information for drafting Cost Value Reconciliations on a monthly basis to deadlines.
  • Dealing with Subcontract disputes and ensuring payment notices are in place and in line with current legislation.
  • Timely and properly recorded Applications to Clients.
  • Producing Project Variations including tracking documents and assessment of value taken to monthly Cost Value Reconciliation document.
  • Final Accounts –assessment of and timely submission of final accounts giving regular updates to the client to ensure expectations are aligned.
  • Advise on and mitigate the effects of disputes 


  • A good knowledge of construction methods and materials.
  • Budget handling skills.
  • Excellent IT and maths skills.
  • A methodical approach to work.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • A good understanding of building contracts terms and conditions, and their legal and operational mechanisms.
  • Excellent communication and negotiating skills.
  • The ability to work as part of a team.
  • Excellent understanding a good experience of turnkey construction projects.
On offer to the successful candidate is the opportunity to work for a well-established leader in the offsite modular building industry with opportunities for career progression and a c£55,000-£60,000 (flexible dependent upon experience) + Car Allowance + Excellent Benefits.  If you would like more information on the role then please call Amanda Lau at Akton Resourcing.