Quantity Surveyor

Quantity Surveyor

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH12477_1537202316
Contact Name: Marcus Beadon
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 17, 2018 17:38

Job Description

Senior Quantity Surveyor
Contract - 12 Months +
£350 - £450 Per Day

We are recruiting for a Contract Senior Quantity Surveyor/Quantity Surveyor to work with an established, well respected London based sub-contractor.

My client offers a complete solution from design to supply, installation and full project management. They specialise in external façade cladding, high spec internal stone finishes and hard landscaping. They are seeking Quantity Surveyors who take pride in their projects, as you will be working on high spec buildings.

Reporting in to the Senior Commercial Manager the successful Quantity Surveyor will be involved in procurement, sub-contracts, contract accounting and valuations. Previous experience in stone/natural stone would be highly beneficial.

Typically, you will be working on several projects or one large project. The QS will have sound contractual knowledge and be commercially minded. Previous experience using JCT (Joint Contracts Tribunal) Design & Build is highly beneficial. You will have knowledge and experience of Asta PowerProject and MS Office applications.

Key Responsibilities of Senior Quantity Surveyor:

  • Commercially managing projects in and around London
  • Compile and submit monthly valuations to clients
  • Analyse sub-contract tenders, including placing sub-contract orders, checking and valuing their work and certifying payments
  • Placing orders with suppliers
  • Run all aspects of commercial management from project commencement to final account
  • Produce monthly CVR's (Cost Value Reconciliations), cash flow forecasts, formulate claims for 'extension of time' and loss & expense.
  • Knowledge of the following would be desirable - Natural stone, external façade, cladding, internal stone, hard landscaping.
  • Experience of JCT, Asta PowerProject (desirable)

This is a fantastic opportunity for a contract Senior QS/QS to work with a well-respected business on high end, high spec projects.

To find out more please call Marcus on 02393 910 037 or email

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