Senior Quantity Surveyor

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Job Title: Senior Quantity Surveyor
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH11505_1515490579
Contact Name: Samantha Lancashire
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 09, 2018 09:36

Job Description

Senior Quantity Surveyor

6 - 12 Month Contract

Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire

Competitive Salary

ASAP Start

Our Client provides consulting, engineering, construction and management services within a range of sectors.

Our Client is looking to appoint an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor who will report directly to the Managing Quantity Surveyor.

Responsibilities include:

  • Understanding the contractual requirements of project documents including the roles and responsibilities of all parties
  • Liaison with the Client, Client Representatives and other third parties on commercial issues including the agreement of additional expenditure
  • Cost management for projects
  • Understanding allowances for elements of work (preliminaries, materials, subcontracts etc.)
  • Preparation of interim and final accounts
  • Change management for the project
  • Identification and implementation of mitigation measures
  • Procurement for the project and ensuring that all parties involved in the procurement process understand the allowances for items and the procedures to be followed
  • Prepare subcontract documentation, issue enquiries and negotiate agreements
  • Supporting the Project Commercial Manager
  • Preparation of monthly cost/value reconciliations and cost/forecast reconciliations
  • Provide training and support for junior commercial staff and operational staff under your direct supervision
  • Identification, preparation and negotiation of claims

Essential Knowledge and Experience:

  • A comprehensive level of commercial experience preferably with a contracting organisation
  • Strong NEC Contract background is essential for this role
  • BSc or HND in Quantity Surveying or other equivalent construction related subject
  • Relevant CSCS Card
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Preferably qualified to ICES or RICS accreditation
  • Ability to work well under pressure

If you are interested in finding out more you can call Samantha on 02393 910026 or email

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