Senior Quantity Surveyor

Job Details

Location: Newquay, Cornwall
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £65,000 + package
Sector: Main Contracting
Contact: Jo Lambert
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 07771 985354
Start Date: Aug / Sep 2024
Job Ref: J15713


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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Newquay, Cornwall

We are seeking an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor to join a national contractor, managing a range of projects across Cornwall. Sectors include health, education, defence and vary in value up to £50m. You will join an experienced team and take financial charge of projects, mentoring and managing junior commercial team members.

The role:

  • Vet, appoint and negotiate subcontract packages for projects
  • Pre-contract pricing and agreement project costs, submission of cash flow forecasts
  • Prepare and agree CVR’S / interim valuations and agree on final accounts
  • Managing financial accounts and reporting to Senior Management on the project performance
  • Monitor progress, secure payments, if necessary, issue formal notices / contractual claims
  • Attend project support meetings


  • Educated to degree level in Quantity Surveying, although other equivalent qualifications may be accepted such as HNC/HND if backed up with extensive work experience.
  • Experience in procuring major works sub-contractor packages
  • Good knowledge of measurement and valuations and standard forms of contract.
  • Ability to negotiate with clients/sub-contractors
  • Experience of value engineering
  • Exposure to resolving disputes
  • Good negotiation skills and commercial awareness.
  • IT skills specifically of MS365 and COINS ideally, not essential.


  • Car Allowance
  • Private medical insurance
  • Excellent holiday allowance
  • Flexible benefits scheme

Next steps…

For an informal discussion please call Jo or apply as instructed.

Sphere Solutions are one of the Southwest & Wales market leaders in providing recruitment services to the built environment. With specialist consultants based in our regional offices (Bristol, Cardiff, Plymouth, Taunton, Gloucester and St Austell) we fill vacancies daily with contractors, developers, civil engineers and their supply chain in high volume with quality candidates

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