Senior Quantity Surveyor - Bristol

£60,000 - £65,000

Construction, House Building & Development



David Weaving
020 3962 9900

David is an Associate Director at MRG and joined the business in 2011. He is responsible for the main contractor division in the Twickenham office covering South & West London, the South Home Counties and the Thames Valley. He spent eight years in sales before his move int


Job Description

REF: 14014
Posted: 24 September 2018
Closes: 31 January 2019

An excellent opportunity has arisen with a leading main contractor which is seeking a Senior Quantity Surveyor on a mixed use scheme in Bristol.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a senior level construction professional to join their Regional Office that has had strong growth over the years.

The regeneration project will contain 256 apartments, 4 retail units, ground level car parking, bicycle storage and landscaping with a 120 weeks design and build project and you will be working with the Managing Quantity Surveyor to deliver this scheme.

As a member of the Senior Management Team, the position will be working closely with the Commercial Director and Regional Director you will be responsible for delivering projects from initial tender enquiry through to final account across Residential, Mixed Use, Commercial and Leisure sectors to £50m in value. Projects will consist of refurbishments schemes through to new build projects.

As the Senior Quantity Surveyors you will become part of a growing commercial team and will be required to take the projects through procurement, manage all commercial activities on site through to the settlement of final accounts.

This opportunity will provide the ideal stepping stone for a Quantity Surveyor who is ready to take on more project responsibility but still have the support of a Commercial Director.

The brief is:

  • Liaise with supply chain, consultants and clients to build productive working relationships.
  • Assist in ensuring the project team achieve or exceed budgeted targets.
  • Place sub-contract orders in accordance with the procurement schedule.
  • Ensure subcontract orders accurately reflect the main contract requirements and scope of works, and manage risk effectively.
  • Manage the external valuation process, including timely preparation and submission of applications, meeting with the client team to agree interim payments and progress on-going final account negotiations
  • Certification of subcontract payments and issuing of all relevant payment and other notices for the subcontract works in accordance with the conditions of the subcontract.
  • Complete CVR reports, ensuring they accurately reflect all subcontracts and other liabilities, the current position on site and the final profit projection.
  • Settle final accounts.
  • Price and effectively agree all project variations throughout the project life to ensure earliest successful final account agreement.
  • Creatively consider value engineering and improved build ability solutions.
  • Identify and prepare contractual notices for all events

On offer for this Senior Quantity Surveyor position is a salary of up to £65,000 p.a. plus car / car allowance health care, pension and bonus scheme.

Apply for this position below or alternatively for further information please contact David Weaving on 020 3962 9900 or at

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