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Quantity Surveyor

FRS-UK are actively recruiting for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join the team of a highly respected main contractor based in Buckinghamshire.  


As a member of the commercial team, you must consistently place an emphasis on protecting the interests of the business contractually and financially. Reporting to the Commercial Director, the successful candidate must be able to commercially lead and manage projects ranging from £10m to £60m in value.


This is an exciting an excellent opportunity to join a new company and be part of its growth. Excellent progression opportunities, along with a highly competitive salary + benefits.


Key Responsibilities

  • Preparing plans, contracts, budgets, bills of quantities and other documentation

  • Cost control

  • Writing reports

  • Preparing and submitting final accounts

  • Making valuations

  • Arranging payments to suppliers and contractors

  • Providing advice and forecasts about costs

  • Supervising staff

  • Preparing tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities with the architect and/or the client

  • Undertaking costs analysis for repair and maintenance project work

  • Performing risk and value management and cost control

  • Advising on procurement strategy

  • Identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks

  • Preparing and analysing costings for tenders

  • Allocating work to subcontractors

  • Providing advice on contractual claims

  • Analysing outcomes and writing detailed progress reports

  • Valuing completed work and arranging payments

  • Maintaining awareness of the different building contracts in current use

  • Understanding the implications of health and safety regulations


Key Skills, Qualifications and Experience

  • Have a degree in Quantity Surveying

  • Have experience managing multiple projects

  • Experience of working on commercial projects of £10m and above

  • Be able to document and organise a complex stream of information quickly and efficiently

  • Have good understanding of construction methodologies

  • Have excellent communication, presentation, and negotiation skills

  • Computer literate with good working knowledge of Microsoft Packages, including Microsoft Excel.

  • Full UK Driver’s license

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