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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Posted 13 February by Fortem Easy Apply Featured Ended

The Role

Due to rapid growth and continuous success we are delighted to confirm that we are currently seeking a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join our Fortem Projects team in Birmingham.

As the Senior Quantity Surveyor in the Projects team, you will work in conjunction with the Commercial and Operations teams to ensure appropriate commercial controls and in place and adhered to in order to secure the Company's full entitlement through the contract. You will control the commercial aspects of the supply chain gearing maximum leverage.

The Project

Our Projects team cover a variety of Planned Maintenance and Major Capital Works projects, predominantly working with local authority clients through the Constructing West Midlands framework.

Most importantly, you will be joining a values based business with a true family ethos, with our people at the heart of everything that we do. Are you looking for a job? Or are you looking for an employer who will welcome you, support you, and encourage you to be the best you!

Essential and Desirable Criteria


  • Excellent data interrogation skills
  • Excellent Excel skills (incl. V-Lookup, Pivot tables and formula development)
  • QS degree or equivalent training or a minimum of five years’ relevant contract experience
  • Line management experience
  • Contractual awareness
  • Negotiating, communication and presentation skills


  • Experience of Management Accounts
  • Accounting skills
  • Excellent Access skills
  • Remeasurement skills
  • Commercial Contractor exposure

Fortem embraces diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all sectors of the community.

Personal Qualities

At Fortem we look for a balance of skills and experience but just as important to us are your values and behaviours. We are looking for people to join our team aligned to our values which are: loyal & united, honest & trustworthy, take responsibility, be proud, and listen & act. If you are passionate about what you deliver, and willing to go the extra mile then come and join our Fortem team, and become a great ambassador of our business.

Additional Information

We offer a competitive salary in addition to a comprehensive benefits package* including company pension scheme, birthday leave, discounted private medical cover, incentive/bonus schemes, and many more! *Benefits may vary dependent upon the role and type of employment contract. We offer you a bright future, one where you will have the opportunity to develop your career with a fast moving, forward thinking company, who recognise and reward your achievements.

About us

Here at Fortem we are passionate about people, with a real focus and drive around continuous development. We strongly believe that this passion has allowed us the success we have enjoyed in recent years. Above everything else you will be joining a values based business: our values are at the centre of every activity we undertake. Having the right talent, coupled with the right culture and values, ensures that we have a sustained future and a trusted brand in our respective markets.

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