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Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Location:

    Cheshire East

  • Sector:


  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £45000 - £55000

  • Contact:

    Kwesi Ackah

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:


We are looking to recruit a Senior
Quantity Surveyor to join our client based in Cheshire on a permanent
basis. Our client is a leading multidiscipline engineering consultancy who work
across a number of sectors including Pharmaceutical, Healthcare, Fine
Chemical and Life Sciences.

The main purpose of the Senior
Quantity Surveyor is the commercial management of projects together with
input into the development of commercial practices within the organisation your
support may also be required in tendering projects and therefore Tendering /
Estimating is also included within your job description.


What’s the job?

Provide a wide range of commercial support to
alliance / collaborative projects including the preparation of monthly cost
reports, management of change control etc.

Prepare, monitor and report on KPI’s (Key
Performance Indicators).

Develop benchmarking information, primarily
for HVAC and Fit Out works to demonstrate value for money.

Provide commercial support to engineers and
project managers by preparing applications, invoices, variations and general
commercial input into projects

Working in close liaison with the Project
Manager you will monitor costs on projects and prepare monthly financial
forecasts with full reconciliation against cost incurred, committed cost,
future cost and variations.

Agree working arrangements with all key
service providers

Agree terms and conditions and raise orders
for significant work packages

Compile enquiry documents for competitive

Analyse sub-contractors tender returns,
compile tender analysis report

Determine preliminary allowances including
design and staff costs against programme

Produce S curve of project expenditure across

Preparing tender and contract documents,
including bills of quantities in a professional format for Client

Material listing

Assisting in establishing a client’s
requirements and undertaking feasibility studies

Prepare cost schedules using schedules of


What experience
do you need?

•    A degree in Quantity Surveying is preferred
but minimum qualifications are HNC in Quantity Surveying/ Building Services or
Building Studies/Construction.

•    Other relevant courses accredited by the
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Chartered Institute of
Building (CIOB).

•    Fully conversant with traditional forms of
contract but also alliance, collaborative and reimbursable type projects.

•    IT proficient.

•    Membership or accreditation with any
professional institution (RICS/ICE/CIBSE/CIOB) would be favourable.

•    Proven experience within a similar industry/sector.


The package

Excellent basic salary plus
benefits including pension, medical cover etc.


What to do next

If you feel this opportunity could be
a fit for your skills and experience, please click the apply button.

During the COVID19 situation
our clients are still working and recruiting. The interview process will
consist of video interview and then face to face interviews while respecting
the social distancing rules.

Recruitment processes with our
Clients usually move quickly and successful applicants will advance to
interview stage promptly. Regrettably, only applicants who demonstrate the
required experience outlined in the advert will be contacted.






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