Managing Quantity Surveyor

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Date Posted:
05 September 2017
£75,000 to £85,000
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Job Description

Fantastic opportunity to join a Tier 1 Main Contractor.

They are looking to recruit a talented Managing Quantity Surveyor to join their team in Guildford, Surrey working on a Multi-million build project in the region of £40 million.
Your role will be predominately site based. Reporting to the Commercial Director, you will comfortable leading a team of surveyors. Someone who can demonstrate a stable career and ability to drive projects to meet with cost restraints and maintain high margins of profit. A MQS who can implement a best practice culture across the project and team.  

Your role will be providing commercial expertise on behalf of the Main Contractor, working with the client and reporting on contract commercial performance. You would have experience of working with a Top 200 Main Contractor.

About The Role

  • Managing all commercial aspects of the project, reporting directly to the operations & commercial directors.
  • Producing monthly valuations and applications, for direct submittal to our clients.
  • Managing monthly commercial reporting.
  • All aspects relating to bulk material procurement.
  • Sub-contract procurement.
  • Managing “variation to contract” accounts.
  • Producing & managing direct labour payments


  • Good communication skills and presentable appearance.
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of staff and management, including direct contact with our clients.
  • Ability to work to programmes and deadlines, and be flexible to adapt to change.
  • Ability to read and understand drawings.
  • Experienced in managing direct and sub-contract labour.
  • Sound technical building knowledge.
  • Must be computer literate in most Microsoft programmes, including Excel, Word, Outlook, and Project.

On offer for the Senior Quantity Surveyor position is a basic salary in the region of £75,000 - £85,000 circa p.a. depending on experience, plus package. This is an excellent opportunity with a sought after company who continue to expand.

Apply for this position below or alternatively for further information please contact Mark Seckerson on 07896 079493 or email. 

If you are seeking a career move but this position is not right for you please browse the other vacancies on our website. We are specialists in Construction Recruitment and have a range of posts available. We also welcome speculative applications.

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