Senior Quantity Surveyor / Lead Quantity Surveyor

The Company:

We are working with a leading national contractor whose North West Regional Office has created an excellent reputation for delivering varied and interesting projects for clients based mainly in Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Merseyside & North Wales.
They have excellent relationships with their clients that means they enjoy a good proportion of repeat, negotiated business.

The Role:

They are now in a position to add to their Commercial team due to a new project award and a healthy pipeline of future work.
Specifically, they have recently secured a £40 Million Design & Build project based in Manchester and want to recruit a Senior QS to lead the commercial aspects of the scheme.
You will lead a commercial team of 4 providing supervision and direction day to day whilst reporting in to a Commercial Manager and Commercial Director who will provide ongoing support.
You will work closely with the operations and technical teams to reach a successful commercial outcome on the project.
The role will be site based Monday to Friday.

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, cashflow, and managing risks and opportunities.
Preparation of accurate and detailed monthly cost reports for review with the Commercial Manager.
Good working knowledge 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 close working relationship with the client and design team to assist in the success of the project.
Liaise with Contracts Management to review and monitor project costs whilst achieving high standards of quality and health and safety.


They would like to recruit a Senior, Principal or Lead Quantity Surveyor who has previously been responsible for leading the commercial function of £Multi-Million projects or someone who has worked on larger schemes managing a significant section of works.
You will be based in or be able to commute to the North West of England daily.
You will be IT literate and contractually aware.


The successful candidate will benefit from a salary and benefits package that rewards endeavour.
You will be working with a contractor who have experienced significant growth in the North West over the last few years, with a low staff turnover who can provide a challenging and supportive working environment.


  • Car / Car Allowance+Pension+Health+Bonus+Benefits

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