Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • UCA Consulting
  • Central London
  • Dec 16, 2019
Full time Administration Healthcare & Medical Hospitality & Tourism Environment Finance

Job Description


My client is a privately-owned company specializing in Mechanical, Electrical and Protective Services Projects with an annual Turnover in excess of £70 million.

They are very committed to their existing client base that consists of high Blue-Chip Companies/main contractors. 


The appointed candidate will implement a detailed, concise and fully integrated Project Valuation Programme, monitor and report contract performance and deviations 

  • Responsible for the handling of procurement of technical packages and to be present for the selection and/or approval of said packages
  • Obtain competitive quotes on subcontractor packages and to be involved in subcontractor selection and/or approval
  • Prepare and monitor all supporting documentation for extension of time and loss in expense claims in line with the contract documentation
  • Manage feasibility studies to estimate materials, time and labour costs engaging all team members from the project launch to ensure that the best solution is obtained
  • Single point of contact to fully understand project’s commercial needs, evaluating different options to fulfil them, and propose the best solutions in a reasonable, professional way
  • Manage cost throughout the project stages, through to financial close and during construction, assisting when required with regard to cost evaluation, procurement and variation advice
  • Monitor project variations and project claims and compile all supporting documents, ensuring all the relevant project files are updated for review by the company’s Commercial Manager
  • Remain the single point of accountability for reporting weekly and monthly commercial reports to the Commercial Manager and Finance Director 
  • Degree in Quantity Surveying/Mechanical/Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years professional experience, preferably within the residential M&E sector
  • Must be able to review technical drawings for variations, valuations and take offs
  • Previous experience working on commercial/residential projects
  • Strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated, good working attitude and a high level of professionalism
  • Proficient in MS Office, specifically in MS Excel