Senior Quantity surveyor

Posted 17 February 2023
Job type Permanent
DisciplineCommercial Operational
Contact NameEmily Hayes

Job description

Senior Quantity Surveyor - [Barking]

Are you a Senior Quantity Surveyor Looking for an exciting new job opportunity? Or a Quantity Surveyor looking for a step up? Or has one of your companies projects recently finished and you’d like a new company to make your mark with? An outstanding construction company in Barking is looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to ensure that projects are meeting deadlines and operations are running smoothly throughout new and existing projects.

About the role / project / company

My client is a family owned main contractor, with a team based management structure and long serving members of staff retaining knowledge and expertise within the company. They are a medium sized contractor, but are big enough to offer a comprehensive range of services but not so large as to lose touch with our clients’ needs and aspirations.

Duties of the role:

  • Exposure to the full project lifestyle with involvement across pre constrcusion through to project delivery.

  • Managing commercial aspect of subcontract accounts and client final accounts

  • Attend monthly CVR meetings

  • Commercial admin and management of several live projects and projects at preconstruction phase.

  • Management and control of sub contract orders

  • Post tender, internal and external pricing analysis/assessment for sign off whilst ensuring within budget

The ideal candidate

  • HNC qualification or above in Quantity Surveyoing or similar

  • Strong history as a QS

  • Experience managing a team

  • Commerical acumen

  • Excellent negotiation skills

  • Experience and willing to train junior staff

  • Numeracy and verbal communication skills


  • Salary of £65,000

  • Travel paid for

About us:

We’re Engage Construction UK, one of the UK’s top construction recruitment agencies. We're in the business of making sure the right person gets the right job, every time. Our team have over 85 years of experience so you can rest assured, that we’ll be able to find you a role that perfectly matches your career ambitions!

How to apply:

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