Senior Quantity Surveyor

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Date Posted:
12 September 2017
£60,000 to £65,000
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Job Description

A successful Main Contractor is seeking a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their growing team in their office near Basildon. They have built up an excellent reputation and continue to expand into new areas. 

The Role

As Senior Quantity surveyor you will lead and manage all cost aspects for projects from inception through to completion. You will be reporting to the Commercial Director and capable of running projects up to £8 million. You should have experience within the Built environment on New Build and Refurbishment projects.


  • Prepare initial feasibility budget
  • Undertake cost studies
  • Provide best value procurement options
  • Provide project costs
  • Prepare detailed cost plans
  • Monitor design development against cost plans
  • Carry out life cost calculations
  • Prepare detailed pre-tender estimates
  • Help assist the selection of contactor tender lists
  • Prepare cashflow forecasts
  • Attend monthly cost meetings
  • Prepare monthly cost reports
  • Carry out payment assessments

The Person

  • The successful Quantity Surveyor should have:
  • Proven track record of managing contracts
  • Commercial awareness and the ability to carry out subcontract procurement against budgets
  • Relevant qualification in Construction Management or Quantity Surveying 

On offer for this Senior Quantity Surveyor is a basic salary in the region of £50,000 - £60,000 p.a. depending on experience plus comprehensive benefits package including pension, bonus and car allowance. 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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