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  • Southampton, UK
  • £45,000 - £55,000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • Build
  • Reference: PK QS SO
  • Consultant: Paul Kaminski

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Position: Project Quantity Surveyor

Location: Southampton

Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 p/a + £5K Car Allowance, fuel card, pension, private healthcare

Contact: Paul Kaminski, Unite People Ltd

The Employer:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an project QS, looking to take their career to the next level. Our client is an industry-leader, specialising in large commercial buildings and renowned for their excellent career prospects and developing people within their business. They are seeking to employ an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join their company focusing on projects in Southampton.

They have a key focus on culture - ensuring their projects are a happy & healthy place to work via various incentives. They also value people's loyalty - they have one of the best staff-retention rates in the industry and a very low staff-turnover. This is largely due to the support their staff receive, and the wealth of internal opportunities for promotion. In short, an excellent working environment.

The Project:

A new build £7m industrial development in Southampton

Project Quantity Surveyor:

You will be project-based and take the lead commercially. You will join the project during its first phase and be involved in procurement right through to final accounts. A Senior QS will assist and support you in getting the job up and running. You will have a trainee or assistant QS supporting you on the job.


  • Should be degree educated or similar
  • Should have demonstrable track record with main contractors or sub-contractors
  • You will be experienced in the effective commercial running of building projects.
  • You will have a good understanding of the JCT form of contract
  • You will live in or within commutable distance to Southampton

Typical Duties:

  • Procurement of Sub-Contract packages
  • Managing/Negotiation of Sub-Contract packages.
  • Produce monthly commercial reports.
  • Monthly financial reviews.
  • Cash flow forecasting.
  • Validation of Contracts.
  • To agree and resolve final accounts.
  • Manage and implementation the insurances for the work packages.
  • Cost value reconciliations and the variation's procedures.
  • Risk and opportunity management procedures.


In return, we are offering a highly competitive basic salary and exceptional package, the chance to work with one of the market leaders in their sector and also stay within Southampton


If you feel you feel that you are the Surveyor that my client is searching for, get in touch right away for a confidential chat.

Thank You,

Paul Kaminski

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