Quantity Surveyor

The Company:

We are working with one of Manchester's best known contractor/developers who successfully deliver high profile, new build projects for a varied client base across the North West of England valued up to £80 Million. They are renowned for their excellent training and development programme and their policy of giving their team the opportunity to take on significant levels of responsibility at relatively early stages in their career. The vast majority of their projects come from repeat business from an enviable client base.

The Role:

They are now in a position to add to their Commercial team due to a number of recently secured projects in Greater Manchester. The initial focus is a Manchester City Centre based refurbishment of a listed building that will be valued at around £10 Million.
The project is expected to start on site in the New Year and they ideally want someone to join their team between now and then to be able to help take the project through preconstruction and on to site.
They require a Project / Lead QS capable of managing this size and type of project (with a small commercial team) reporting in to the assigned Commercial Manager.
You will work closely with the operations and technical teams to help reach a successful commercial outcome on the project.

General responsibilities will include the following;
Undertake all commercial and contractual requirements on the designated projects in accordance with the company procedures and processes,
Ensuring sound financial performance including profitability, cash flow, and managing risks and opportunities,
Preparation of accurate and detailed monthly cost reports for review with the Commercial Manager,
Good working knowledge of and application of Main Contract and Sub-Contract Forms and Standard Method of Measurement,
Preparing and agreeing Monthly Valuations, including valuing variations and forecast final account,
Appointment of Subcontractors in accordance with Company Procedures, including procurement and account management including valuations, payment notices and agreement of final accounts,
To work closely with Contracts Management to ensure all required site records and correspondence are completed in accordance with the specific Contract requirements and Company Procedures,
Maintain a close working relationship with the client and design team to assist in the success of the project and
Liaise with Contracts Management to review and monitor project costs whilst achieving high standards of quality and health and safety.


Ideally, they would like to recruit an experienced Quantity Surveyor who has previously been commercial lead on significant building projects.
They would also be interested in hearing from people at Intermediate Quantity Surveyor level with ambition to progress with support over time.
You will be based in or be able to commute to the North West of England daily.
You will be IT literate
Very contractually aware with specific knowledge of JCT Contracts.


They offer really good salary and benefits package that rewards endeavour.
You will be working with a growing, successful, cash rich contractor who can provide a challenging and supportive working environment.
The chance to work on a significant, high profile project for a leading Manchester based client.


  • Car/Allowance+Pension+Healthcare+Bonus

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