Senior Quantity Surveyor

Location South Molton
Discipline: Civil Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Contact name: Tony Croxford

Contact email: tony.croxford@hsqrecruitment.com
Job ref: BBBH9268_1654079094
Published: 30 days ago

This Industry renowned civil engineering company and one of the market leaders in its sector is continually expanding with the growth of the company mainly due to there exceptionally trained workforce. They are currently recruiting for a suitably qualified and experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor to join our friendly team to work on the North Devon Link Road project for the next two years, and then within the South West regional business following it's completion. You can expect excellent training in a supportive and team orientated environment with good career prospects.

Role Responsibility


As a Senior Quantity Surveyor you will have worked in the construction industry, preferably on civil engineering projects, but wouldn't be excluded for consideration if you haven't. Reporting directly to the Managing Quantity Surveyor, you will be required to prepare and articulate competent plans for any scale of project that comply with Company and functional procedures and standards. Key responsibilities for this role will include:


  • Overseeing the measurement and preparation of valuations

  • Preparing?and agreeing interim valuations and final accounts

  • Recording, monitoring and reviewing the financial performance of contracts

  • Managing?financial accounts and report to senior management on the project performance

  • Liaising?and presenting to the client on the project performance

  • Securing?payments from customers within the specified contract terms

  • Subcontract procurement and management of subcontractor accounts

  • Pre-contract pricing and agreement project costs.

  • Mentor and manage subordinate staff

The Ideal Candidate


It is preferred, but not essential, that the successful candidate is;


  • educated to degree level in Quantity Surveying, although other equivalent qualifications may be accepted (HNC/HND)

  • members of a relevant professional body e.g. CICES, RICS

  • experienced in working on general Civil Engineering projects, or working within the construction industry in other sectors


The ideal candidate will also possess:


  • A passion for safety

  • Experience of using the NEC forms of contract

  • Drive and ambition to succeed

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Good problem-solving skills

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • Numeracy and analytical ability

  • Good negotiation skills

  • Commercial awareness

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Organisational ability

  • Customer focus and the ability to build relationships.

  • Good IT skills specifically on spreadsheets, databases and the ability to adapt to bespoke software packages