Senior Quantity Surveyor

Vacancy ID: 1012144
Created Date: 07.02.2019
Job Title: Senior Quantity Surveyor
Salary £20.00 - £30.00 per hour
Temp or Perm: Contract Role
Region: North East
Sector: Construction
Consultant: Adelle Sidney
Consultant Phone: 0191 415 3300

Job Description:
Senior Quantity Surveyor – Stockton

One of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of technical and management services. They offer a full-spectrum of consultancy support to commercial, government and industrial clients across many sectors worldwide.


General: Extensive experience of working in a senior position on large civil engineering / infrastructure projects, including underground structures, foundations, piling and structural steelwork.
  • Management of procurement process for award of main sub-contract packages (civil, piling and structural steelwork), including drafting tender documentation, review of tenders and making recommendations on award of subcontract packages.
  • Ensure subcontracts are administered strictly in accordance with agreed terms and conditions and authorities, and reporting any issues arising to the Contracts Manager in a timely manner.
  • Preparing monthly cashflow forecasts.
  • Attend and input into progress meetings, providing commercial advice where required.
  • Management of variation account, including analysis and negotiation of changes.
  • Ensure that any relevant issues affecting Subcontract packages are proactively managed with under the requirements of the Main Contract.
  • Undertake remeasures off drawings and/ or on site as required to establish accurate forecasting and reporting on productivity.
  • Ensure focus on the Main Contract schedule and ensure options to achieve or better programme dates are explored and implemented where possible.
  • Reviewing and agreeing monthly payment applications and final accounts.
  • Communicate with all relevant parties to ensure consistency of understanding and approach.
  • Review and analysis of claims for additional payment, extensions of time and delay and disruption, including making settlement recommendations.
  • Drafting contractual correspondence.
  • Other commercial and contractual activities as determined from time to time by Contract Manager.


  • Teamworking
  • Pro-active approach to dispute avoidance
  • Commitment to safety and wellbeing of others
  • Negotiation
  • Self-starter
  • Attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent relationship building and interpersonal skills
  • Degree


12 to 18 month contract

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