Senior Quantity Surveyor in London at TalentSpa

Date Posted: 9/5/2022

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Job Description

We are recruiting for a Senior Quantity Surveyor / Commercial Manager to join our London team!

Location: London – Primarily office based

This is an exciting opportunity for somebody who is motivated and ambitious to join a UK’s leading Developer/Contractor, with the offer of a competitive salary along with the potential for fantastic career progression.

We are a successful and entrepreneurial property development and investment company working across the UK with a pipeline in excess of 9,000 residential units, multiple commercial sites including hundreds of acres of new warehousing and many other commercial units.

As a Senior QS, you will provide commercial expertise and be responsible for the overall financial delivery of the assigned projects to ensure that they are procured and delivered within budget, to programme and to the highest quality whilst exceeding company expectations.

You will be reporting to the Commercial Manager, compiling monthly reports, costings, contract / sub-contract packages and variations.

Commercial Requirements:

  • Degree in Quantity Surveying (BSc or equivalent)
  • Minimum 10 years Quantity Surveying experience working on a range of projects and values
  • Relevant professional qualification preferred but not essential eg. MRICS/MCIOB/MAPM
  • Experience of both pre and post contract duties including preparation of cost plans, estimates, measurement for bills of quantities, tendering & procurement, value engineering, tender reporting, valuations, and final accounts
  • Developer, PQS or main contracting experience
  • Wide knowledge of Construction Industry processes and procedures
  • Technical knowledge of building materials, techniques, and systems
  • Thorough knowledge of current forms of contract particularly JCT D&B, NEC
  • Experience in cost reporting and financial controls
  • Experience of managing and mentoring junior members of the team
  • Experience of Propman would be preferable but not essential
  • Confidence to deal with people at all levels
  • Computer literate – excel/word/project


The Benefits:

  • On-site gym membership and parking
  • Career progression & opportunities
  • Additional company benefits

If you feel you meet the above criteria, please can you forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to