Senior Quantity Surveyor

Location Andover
Discipline: Construction Professionals
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££60000 - £80000 per annum + Car Allowance
Contact name: Conor Winchle

Contact email:
Job ref: LNSQSAND_1684503839
Published: about 1 year ago

Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Full time, Permanent
  • Andover
  • £60,000+ per annum + car allowance

An exciting opportunity has arisen. My client is looking for a qualified Senior Quantity Surveyor to work on 60-million-pound project refurbishment of an estate split into 4x sub projects. The right candidate will be responsible for managing all commercial aspects of a project. Working in coordination with the site team to maintain high standards of quality and profit.

Main responsibilities:


  • Manage handover from estimator of financial information
  • Agree package composition with CM
  • Set buying targets for each package
  • Agree which packages are to be re-bid
  • Send out tender documentation
  • Conduct commercial negotiations with packages not to be re-bid
  • Attend post tender interviews & lead financial sections
  • Attend pre-order meeting & manage financial section
  • Produce initial CVR / buying report for each package
  • Prepare order documentation for each package
  • Carry out financial checks on sub-contractors (in conjunction with Accounts Director)


  • Agree preliminaries set-up / spend with the CM


  • Prepare & maintain Cash Flow forecast
  • Prepare maintain & present CVR
  • Prepare for the CM the financial section of the progress report
  • Report to the CM in the cash position of the job


  • Maintain control / monitor materials & sundries purchased from site
  • Negotiate rates, terms & place orders for major materials packages
  • Sign off invoices for all site purchased materials


  • Prepare & publish payment schedule
  • Prepare & agree monthly valuations with PQS and with Subs
  • Sign off invoices for payment
  • Ensure subcontract applications are dealt with in the required timescale


  • Maintain VO schedule
  • Ensure prompt agreement of all VO's upstream and downstream
  • Highlight program risk of VO's to CM


  • Check & Monitor insurance & renewal
  • Ensure timely procurement of all warranties

What you will need:

  • HNC in Construction or relevant Degree level qualification
  • Detailed knowledge private residential building contracting.
  • Awareness of property taxation matters and contractual law
  • Have a good technical understanding of traditional and modern building methods and products associated with refurbishment and new build projects of both traditional and contemporary design in the prime and super prime residential sector.
  • Have a good working knowledge MS Office - Intermediate level of Excel
  • To be able to write clear and precise communications which might include detailed and complex figures, calculations and specific building information.
  • Be confident in dealing directly with Architects, Quantity Surveyors, Clients and Subcontractors