Quantity Surveyor to Senior Quantity Surveyor

Posted 9 May by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
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Quantity Surveyor/Senior Quantity Surveyor - Up to £80,000 DOE + Package, Hybrid/Flexible working + Excellent benefits
Your new companyA reputable construction and project management company specialising in both commercial and residential builds. With a strong track record of delivering high-quality projects, they are committed to excellence and customer satisfaction. They are currently seeking a Quantity Surveyor or Senior Quantity Surveyor with previous proven experience with a principal contractor or consultancy. This is an excellent opportunity to work on diverse projects and contribute to the growth and success of the organisation.
Your new roleAs a Quantity Surveyor/Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will play a key role in managing the financial aspects of construction projects, ensuring profitability, and cost control. You will be responsible for accurately estimating costs, managing contracts, and providing commercial support throughout the project lifecycle.This company offers a 39-hour working week, locally based in Sheffield, hybrid and flexible working. Auto enrolment pension, 25 days holiday + stats (increases on length of service), annual bonus, and a car or car allowance.


  • Prepare accurate cost estimates, budgets, and tender documents for commercial and residential construction projects.
  • Conduct detailed cost analysis, identifying areas for cost optimisation and value engineering.
  • Manage and negotiate contracts with subcontractors, suppliers, and clients, ensuring compliance with project requirements.
  • Monitor project costs, providing regular cost reports and forecasts to senior management.
  • Evaluate and negotiate variations, claims, and settlements with stakeholders.
  • Collaborate closely with project teams, including architects, engineers, and contractors, to address commercial issues and mitigate risks.
  • Ensure compliance with contractual obligations and monitor contract performance.
  • Provide commercial support and guidance throughout the project lifecycle, including procurement, cost control, and contract administration.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends, regulations, and best practices in quantity surveying.
  • Maintain accurate project documentation, including records of variations, claims, and contract correspondence.
  • What you'll need to succeed
  • Previous experience as a Quantity Surveyor in residential builds is essential.
  • Strong knowledge of quantity surveying practices, including cost control, procurement, and contract administration.
  • Proven ability to prepare accurate cost estimates and budgets, ensuring profitability and cost control.
  • Excellent understanding of construction contracts, such as JCT and NEC.
  • Strong negotiation and communication skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in using quantity surveying software and tools.
  • The ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment.
  • Relevant degree in Quantity Surveying or a related field.

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