Quantity Surveyor/Project Manager

Posted 5 April by Optima Easy Apply

Optima Plus recruitment are supporting a family-run construction business specialising in commercial installations and buildings, who are looking for an experienced Quantity Surveyor / Project Manager to join the company.

This is a key role within the team and the successful candidate will work alongside Contracts Managers to ensure projects are properly administered, and exceptional standards are delivered.

Reporting to the Contracts Director, you will be responsible for the commercial management of domestic new build and housing projects.

Main responsibilities:

  • Compiling budgets, producing estimates / bill of quantities from drawings and specifications
  • Planning, selection and management of labour, sub-contractors and plant
  • Co-ordination of planning and programming
  • Client liaison
  • Contract administration of JCT design and build / minor works building contracts

About you:

  • Hold a relevant degree level qualification (or equivalent), MRICS/RICSchartership desirable
  • Have 5 years minimum experience within the construction industry as a quantity surveyor or project manager
  • Have comprehensive knowledge of general professional disciplines including programming, quantity surveying, contract management and design
  • Have good practical knowledge of plant and equipment, products, rates and pricing and processes to ensure the successful delivery of new build projects
  • Hold a valid CSCS card
  • Have excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment and work to tight deadlines
  • Have basic computer literacy, competent with Microsoft Outlook, Word & Excel

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


£35,000.00 - £45,000.00 per annum DOE


  • Quantity surveying and/or Project management: 5 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)

Licenses or certifications:

  • Valid CSCS card (Required)
  • MRICS/RICSchartership (Preferred)

Required skills

  • Budgeting
  • Estimating
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Bid Processes
  • Tender Submissions

Reference: 34837755

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