Senior Quantity Surveyor

Stuart Hackett
Central London
£65k - £85k + Benefits
Job Posted

A leading central London based main contractor is searching for an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor to lead an exciting £15m Refurbishment and Fit Out project. The ideal candidate will have significant experience in managing their own projects up to £15m including some exposure to structural refurbishments and managing two stage tender processes.

Project Details

The project you will manage will be a prestigious £15m commercial refurbishment consisting of structural re-configuration, considerable façades work and CAT A Fit Out under a two stage tender.

Responsibilities and Duties

The successful candidate will work in a senior role on as the commercial lead on the project and will report to the Managing Quantity Surveyor. You will be expected to manage and mentor junior members of the commercial team and work closely with the project manager to ensure the project is completed to budget. Typical duties will include:
• Managing Sub-contractors
• Dealing with Variations
• Contract Administration
• Monitoring costs on the project
• Reporting progress to senior management
• Regularly meeting with the client to provide regular updates
• Attending and being a senior figure in meeting with internal and external staff

Desired Skills and Experience

- Candidates must have demonstrable experience in managing projects commercially, up to (or very near to) £15m in value
- Candidates must have experience of managing projects on a two stage tender basis
- Some experience of projects involving structural refurbishment is desired
- Candidates will come from a main contractor background, rather than a Consultancy background

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

- Candidates should be Degree qualified or hold a similar equivalent qualification in Quantity Surveying
- Membership to a Professional Body such as the RICS or CIOB would be advantageous, but is not essential

Employing Company Overview and Profile

The hiring company was established over 10 years ago by several well experienced Directors who had previously worked for leading contractors in this sector. Today they have a turnover exceeding £100m, over 130 staff and a 3,000 sq ft office in Central London. They work with a variety of blue chip clients, carrying out exciting projects and pride themselves on their ability to reward hard-working and ambitious staff with the support they need to reach their potential as a construction professional. They work in a highly professional environment with a work hard, play hard philosophy.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

£65k - £85k (Depending on Experience)
+ Car Allowance
+ Other benefits including Pension & Medical

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