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Senior Quantity Surveyor

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Senior Quantity Surveyor

6 Month Contact


IR35: Inside


Our Client has a requirement for a Senior Quantity Surveyor, who will be required to work on a contract basis in Leicester.


Key Accountabilities of the Job:

  • Undertaking the efficient and effective management and issuing of accurate, timely and compliant notices and correspondence
  • Ensuring contractual and commercial risks and opportunities are identified to the Contract Leader
  • Preparation and agreement of applications for payment or the assessment & preparation of payment certificates. 
  • Maintaining registers of variations, delay, extension times and claims 
  • Compliant and consistent implementation of the Company's commercial policies and procedures. 
  • Assist with preparation of monthly progress valuations and claims for work completed. 
  • Interfacing with Customer’s commercial and project teams 
  • Produce pre-Contract tender negotiations & reports where necessary 
  • Produce monthly cost reports, forecasts, and Contract Leader Reports 
  • Review value management and advice on Risk management 
  • Prepare supply chain enquiries, negotiate, administer and finalise / close out supply chain contracts. 
  • Plan and implement change management and cost control 
  • Monitor and update supply chain procurement plan including benchmarking 
  • Ongoing liaison with site team, supply chain and Customers’ representatives 
  • Provide contractual advice to the project / site team as and when appropriate. 
  • Maintaining awareness of the different construction contracts in current use 
  • Understanding the implications of health, safety and environmental regulations. 
  • Ensure all health, safety and environmental risk situations are brought to the attention of Contract Leader / Project Manager


Essential Skills / Experience / Qualifications:

  • Holds an RICS / CICES accredited degree. 
  • Senior Quantity Surveyors will hold or be nearing completion of Full Membership with RICS / CIECS 
  • 5 years commercial experience in the construction industry with demonstrable track record of achievement 
  • Experience of managing the NEC Suite of Contracts including ECC and ECSC 
  • Demonstrable financial and commercial acumen 
  • Practical approach, logical thought process and a methodical way of working  A creative and innovative approach to problem-solving 
  • Extensive experience of setting up and/or operating office management systems including filing systems and document control and distribution. 
  • Extensive experience of technical minute taking at contractual meetings and able to demonstrate the ability to collate information, prepare reports, payment certificates and interim financial reports and closeout reports. 
  • Extensive experience of drafting effective contractual correspondence and the facilitation of collaborative solutions 
  • Experience of developing & implementing procurement


At First Recruitment Group we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That is why our Recruitment Consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates.

We actively recruit at all levels and this is a superb opportunity for Senior Quantity Surveyor’s looking for new employment.

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