Quantity Surveyor

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Berkshire, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: J898072_1554891827
Contact Name: Andy Coppock
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 10, 2019 11:23

Job Description

Role: Quantity Surveyor

Location: Berkshire

Salary: Competitive package, plus travel & subsistence

Our client is seeking to appoint an experienced Quantity Surveyor for a Major construction project in Berkshire…

Required Experience

  • Surveyors with experience within the M&E and/or construction sectors
  • Have experience of managing sub-contract packages
  • Experience of working within lump-sum environments
  • Experience of working with a variety of standard forms of Contract (NEC and JCT being the most desirable)
  • Experience of commercially managing their own projects
  • Experience of interfacing with sub-contractors and clients
  • Have an understanding of project functions outside of direct commercial activities such as programme/schedule

Any potential candidate who will be responsible for managing their own project/projects must be able to demonstrate

Experience and competence in the following areas as a minimum (over and above the standard functions such as applications);

Cost/Budget/Forecast Control

Be able to demonstrate experience and competence in managing project budgets and monitor against cost and value

In areas such as;

  • Project preliminary forecasts
  • Site Installation and factory fabrication forecasts
  • Sub-contract package forecasts
  • Equipment Procurement forecasts
  • Analysing project progress with project cost expenditure

Change Control

Be capable of proactively managing change using the relevant mechanisms within the contract, such as;

  • Monitoring and valuing change between the contract and latest documentation (drawings/specifications etc.)
  • Identifying potential changes to the contract scope
  • Programme delays/unproductive working etc.
  • Assessing sub-contract variation claims and ensuring only contractual entitlement is paid


Have experience of being an integral part of the procurement process for both sub-contract packages and equipment

Procurement, carrying out functions such as;

  • Producing ITT documentation for sub-contractors/vendors incorporating all required contract scope in conjunction with the project team and other key departments such as H&S/Quality
  • Carrying out comprehensive quotation analysis against project budgets and compliancy with ITT
  • Attending/Chairing tender and final price negotiation meetings
  • Drafting and raising sub-contract packages in conjunction with the commercial director/legal department
  • Raising purchase orders incorporating all required contractual documentation

Internal & External Reporting

Be capable of completing all required project commercial reporting documents such as the following;

  • Monthly project cost/status report (including costs to date/liability forecasts/cash position etc.)
  • Revenue Forecasts
  • Cash Flow Forecasts
  • Client commercial reports (such as Earned Value/EAC etc.)
  • Variation Registers (internal & external)

To apply for this role please forward your CV to

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