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Senior Quantity Surveyor

North West
Job Type:
£55k - 60k per year + Benefits


Senior Quantity Surveyor/ Cost Engineer


Lancashire (Hybrid Working)

Competitive Salary and Company Benefits

The Role:

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Senior Quantity Surveyor or Cost Engineer to join a bespoke solutions provider, which provide services to highly regulated Industries.

As the Senior QS/ Cost Engineer you will provide a quantity surveying/commercial service across a range of projects, reporting to the Head of Commercial, to ensure they are accurately delivered on time and within budget ensuring clients get value for money.


  • Where appropriate negotiate contract percentages, amendments to terms and conditions, alterations to contract data and Schedule of Cost Components. If required, early conditional Subcontract procurement.
  • Support the Work Winning Team with assessment of tenders.
  • Preparation of applications for payment and final forecasts of cost and value.
  • Assist Project Controls team in vetting contract programme logic and advise on structure of float/TRA/planned completion date.
  • Provide input to the development of the Project Control Planning (e.g. WBS) formulating the Project Financial Baseline.
  • Be accountable for day-to-day collection of all project cost/financial information, generating and reporting regular project financial data such as spend profiles, budgeted and earned values, forecasts and completion costs.
  • Assistance in cost elements of contract close-out / account settlements and closure review meetings.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Associate or Member of RICS (Royal Institution for Chartered Surveyors) or similar preferred.
  • HNC, Degree qualified or similar.
  • Cost Planning and Earned Value Management (EVM) skills / experience.
  • Post contract experience.
  • UK driving licence
  • Previous experience within a Senior Quantity Surveyor, Cost Engineer or similar role.
  • Background within the nuclear, MEP or M&E industry.

Company information

At First Recruitment Group we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That’s why our 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 for scientific, high-tech engineering, IT and manufacturing companies from Graduates / Trainees to Engineers, Sales, Management and Director Level Search and Selection appointments. Please contact Jez Lloyd at First Recruitment Group to find out more.

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