Senior Quantity Surveyor

Job Details

Location: Cardiff
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £65,000 - £70,000 plus package
Sector: Construction, Hospitals, NEC
Contact: Connor Brown
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 02920813331
Start Date: Immediate
Job Ref: SQS/CB/SAC/2024


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Senior Quantity Surveyor


£65k – £70k + company benefits

Job Role:

The Senior Quantity Surveyor will support project Quantity Surveyors in generating a high standard of service delivery, achieving successful outcomes, capturing, and sharing knowledge across the project and enhancing our culture of innovation. The role holder will manage contract administration, risk management and negotiation effectively to deliver the agreed profitability and cash projections, reporting to the Commercial Manager and seeking guidance as and when required.


  • Overseeing Quantity Surveyors
  • Review of internal budgets and risk management
  • Preparation of sub-contract documentation
  • Management of sub-contractor/sub-consultant packages on site
  • Evaluating design changes and appraisal of options
  • Assessment of sub-contractor/sub-consultant variations
  • Certification of sub-contractor/sub-consultant applications for payment
  • Negotiation of sub-contractor/sub-consultant final accounts
  • Assisting Procurement Department
  • Submission of monthly internal reports
  • Client applications
  • Contract administration
  • Advise on contractual issues
  • Ensure commercial compliance with current contracts, protecting the position of the company
  • Report to the Commercial Manager/ Project Director and other appropriate stakeholders as required
  • Additional duties associated with the role as determined by management

The Candidate:

  • Right to work in the UK
  • BSc in Quantity Surveying or equivalent
  • 10 years of post-graduate experience in a similar role
  • Previous NEC contract experience (NEC3 or NEC4 option C)
  • Demonstrable negotiation and presentation skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative, prioritise work to deadlines and pay attention to detail
  • Excellent time management and organisation ability combined with good problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to effectively analyse and communicate complex ideas and information to a range of audiences and stakeholders
  • Familiar with IT software in particular the Microsoft suite; including Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint, and Word.

Desirable Criteria:

  • RICS/CIOB accreditation preferably
  • Previous experience as a Senior Quantity Surveyor on building and/or civils projects
  • Knowledge of the Welsh language
  • Knowledge of the ISO 9001 and ISO 14001

If you are interested and want further details, please don’t hesitate to get in touch

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