Senior Quantity Surveyor

Engineering & Construction, Mechanical & Electrical Engineering

Senior Quantity Surveyor for London

Organisational Environment:

Our client is a leading multinational engineering services provider with annual revenues of over €500m. We count among our clients some of the world’s leading names in the Pharmaceutical, Industrial, Healthcare, Oil & Gas, and Technology sectors where we provide the highest levels of expertise and performance across our four key business areas of mechanical, electrical, fire protection and technologies engineering.

Our client is a privately-owned company headquartered in Dublin, Ireland and with offices in Central and Eastern Europe. The client employs the best people, invests heavily in training and education and ensures that the highest standards of health, safety and governance are applied throughout the organisation.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

To provide full support to Construction Team on all Quantity Surveying and Contract Administration functions including, but not limited to the following:


Provide advice and mentoring to Commercial Team

Reviewing of Contracts, and ensuring compliance

Procurement – operational procurement activity and contract support, in conjunction with the Procurement Department

Managing and forecasting the Cash flow of both projects and the business

Reviewing and commercial management of all projects, to ensure accurate and reliable reporting

Identify, Analyse and report on trends within the Business & Projects

Provide Data and analysis of issues & risks as required by Management

Improve and implement best practice commercial processes and accurate budgeting

Ensure compliance with Contract Programme/Schedule and provide weekly reports to construction team on planned versus actual progress

Review all incoming correspondence from Employers, Design Team and /or subcontractors, to identify contractually critical items and to initiate replies

To ensure Construction Team is adhering to all Contractual Requirements and providing advice and monitoring of same

Ensure reporting is in line with Group Policies & highlight exceptions to Management

Reporting directly to Commercial Manager


Selection Criteria / Person Specification:


Academically (Degree) qualified in either Quantity Surveying or Commercial Management

Ideally 10+ years’ experience in either Quantity Surveying roles or Accountancy roles in a Construction/Engineering business

Mechanical and or Electrical Experience required

Ability to demonstrate building strong working relationships & stakeholder management

High Level of legal awareness and competence in assessing Contract Documents and contract requirements

Risk Awareness, and management

Experienced in Dispute Resolution and excellent negotiation skills

Excellent Analytical and problem-solving skills

High level of accuracy and attention to detail

SAP & Microsoft Office advanced user skills advantage

Good oral & written communication skills


Our client is an equal opportunities employer.


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Dependant on experience
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London London, Greater London
Jason Pocock