Senior Quantity Surveyor




£65K + Car Allowance + Bonus + Package

Simon Cross

We are recruiting for a Senior Quantity Surveyor for an established Specialist Sub Contractor in East Dorset who have been in business for over 30 years, Turning over £50+ M


Full commercial management of individual contracts to achieve gross profit returns in line with the established forecast. Safeguard the Company’s Commercial and Contractual position and entitlements on individual contracts.  Initially based in their offices, moving to a blended work solution.



  • Supporting Project/ Divisional Managers in the substantiation & back up to demonstrating Commercial and Contractual position and entitlements on individual contracts.
  • Undertaking/assisting for submission to clients/suppliers/internally by Commercial/Project Managers
  • Establish entitlement under tender to construction review.
  • Take-offs and material schedules, resource schedules
  • Measuring, managing, and recovering both time and cost entitlement of variations
  • Contractual Notices
  • Monthly WIP, Monthly cost value analysis
  • Applications for payment
  • Final accounts
  • Subcontractors accounts
  • Sub-contract Purchase Orders
  • Overspend forms
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with main / management contractor or client QS
  • Site Visits as and when required
  • Supporting to the Divisional/ Contracts Manager and other Project Team members to ensure the project is delivered on time and to the required specification and standards, as required by the company and Sub-contract/s.


Behavioural Competencies

  • Customer Focus. Monitors customer satisfaction and identifies areas for improvement to meet and exceed customer expectations.
  • Team Working and Collaboration. Encourages, supports and values contributions of others, shares credit and responds positively to requests for help. Shares knowledge.
  • Leadership and Empowerment. Sets clear, challenging, and appropriate objectives for others, monitoring and reviewing performance and using individual strengths effectively.
  • Influencing others. Communicates effectively at all levels in a way that encourages two-way communication. Able to adapt style to suit audience and comfortable with both groups and individuals.
  • Achievement Focus. Welcomes the challenge of more difficult work and exceeds target set.
  • Risk Analysis and Problem Solving. Critically evaluates arguments or data, considers more than one solution, and recommends most appropriate solution. Resolves complex problems.



  • Proven in depth knowledge of Construction Industry
  • Contractually astute
  • Commercially astute
  • IT literate – Excel, Word, Project
  • Managing Specialist packages in excess 1m
  • Experience running Main contracts in excess of £10m
  • Experience of forms of sub-contract
  • Demonstrate previous on the job experience and industry specific training
  • An understanding of Site H&S requirements
  • Relevant Degree or equivalent



Salary £65K + Car Allowance + package

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REF: HJ/CVJ/210310

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