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Quantity Surveyor

Posted 3 May by McLaughlin & Harvey
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McLaughlin & Harvey are one of the leading Building and Civil Engineering Contractors operating throughout the UK and Ireland.

We are seeking to recruit an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join the team working on an exciting project worth £122M.


The Quantity Surveyor is responsible for assisting on all commercial aspects of the project, providing commercial support and advice to the team to aid decision making, maintaining commercial information and ensuring compliance with the contractual requirements.

The Quantity Surveyor will assist with monitoring contract progress against the agreed programmes, control costs against agreed budgets/end cost forecasts, prepare and agree interim valuations and final accounts, prepare and agree any necessary claims for reimbursements and for loss and expense and will liaise the customers and third parties on all commercial matters.

It is the Quantity Surveyors responsibility to be aware of any potential implications for dispute resolution and to contribute and develop as appropriate quality, health and safety, welfare and risks in accordance with the companies’ management systems.

Key duties and responsibilities of the role will include;

  • Preparation and analysis of budgets
  • Procurement of the Supply Chain and preparation of order documentation in accordance with company management systems
  • Assessment and certification of Sub-Contractor interim payments ensuring the appropriate notices are issued
  • Preparation of Interim Valuations and Final Account submissions
  • Managing and valuing Variation accounts
  • Assist with the preparation of Extension of Time claims and Loss and Expense submissions
  • Identification and management of Commercial risks
  • Assist with the production of robust and accurate monthly Cost Value Reconciliation reports
  • Establish, maintain and enhance effective working relationships
  • Ensure effective interaction between the commercial and operational site teams



Degree Qualified


  • Construction Experience
  • Sound Commercial Awareness
  • Excellent communication & negotiation skills
  • High levels of organisational skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent numerical, IT and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in fast moving Environment
  • Ability to work on initiative with minimum supervision
  • Good knowledge of construction contracts particularly JCT & NEC Form

What's in it for you?

At McLaughlin and Harvey we offer a fantastic benefits package including the following:

  • Flexible and Hybrid working
  • Competitive salary
  • 33 days annual leave entitlement
  • Generous pension contributions
  • Life Assurance

If this sounds like the role for you, please apply by clicking the apply button now!

McLaughlin & Harvey are an Equal Opportunities Employer

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