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Senior Quantity Surveyor






£55,000 to £65,000 Per Annum


Car/All+Pension+Health+Family Friendly Benefits



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The Company: 

We are working with a leading National Building Contractor whose Manchester team would generally deliver projects for public and private sector clients principally based around the North West. Typical projects built include Offices, Student Accommodation schemes, Industrial schemes, Healthcare projects, Schools, Colleges, University projects and Leisure schemes.

The Role:

They are now in a position to add to their Commercial team due to a number of new project awards and a healthy pipeline of future work. 

Specifically, they would like to recruit a Senior QS to join them to lead the commercial elements of a medium sized scheme featuring Listed buildings in central Manchester.

It’s working with a really good client, a strong and well established operational and technical team with a realistic time frame and a healthy margin – in short a recipe for someone to succeed!

Ideally, they would like to recruit either an established Quantity Surveyor / Project Quantity Surveyor who is ready to step up in to a Senior QS role or someone who is already at Senior Quantity Surveyor level. They are looking for someone who can run their own projects on site (with the support of the Regional Commercial Manager and Directors).

Key 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


You will have worked as a Senior Quantity Surveyor or Quantity Surveyor for a building contractor working on £Multi-Million projects previously.

You will be based in or be able to commute to the North West on a daily basis.

You will be IT literate and contractually aware.


The successful individual will receive a good salary and surrounding package that includes family friendly benefits, an excellent career development programme, you will be working with a forward thinking, award winning contractor who can provide a challenging and supportive work environment.

In the medium term they are looking for someone to step up in to a Managing QS role supporting the Commercial Manager as their Number 2.

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