Senior Quantity Surveyor / Cost Manager

Adam Cadwaladr
North and Scotland
Job Posted

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Quantity Surveyor / Cost Manager to work out of the Manchester office of a leading international cost consultancy. 

Project Details

You will be a Senior Quantity Surveyor reporting to the director for cost management, managing projects in the commercial, health, residential, education, and mixed-use sectors up to £80m+.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Conducting feasibility studies and writing procurement reports
  • Working in the pre and post contract stages of construction projects
  • Applying Value Management techniques at the outset of a project and where appropriate involving our specialist Value Management tea
  • Managing estimating and cost planning activities to include taking ownership of and presenting the final cost plan
  • Ensuring that post-contract cost variances and change control processes are managed effectively
  • Ensuring that cost checking and valuation work is managed effectively
  • Ensuring the production of monthly post-contract cost reports and presenting them to the client Value engineering and life cycle costing
  • Ensuring that final accounts are negotiated and agreed


Desired Skills and Experience

  • Ideally you will have experience in a consultancy environment
  • Experience in the education and/or commercial sectors
  •  Excellent communication skills
  •  Experience of client facing roles is required

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  •  Degree in relevant construction discipline is strongly preferred
  • Member of RICS is strongly preferred

Employing Company Overview and Profile

The company is a leading international cost consultancy working across all sectors of construction. They work on major projects in all locations on a national and international scale.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

The company offer a 3% pension scheme, a company car, healthcare, and other benefits.

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