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  • Colchester, UK
  • £65,000 - £80,000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • Build
  • Reference: PK-SQS-COL
  • Consultant: Paul Kaminski

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Position: Senior Quantity Surveyor

Location: Colchester

Salary: £65,000 - £80,000 + Car/Car Allowance + Pension + Healthcare

Duration: Permanent

Contact: Paul Kaminski, Unite People Ltd

The Employer:

My client is a prestigious main contractor, specialising in sudent accomodation and construction projects with residential, retail and commercial units with typical values of £8-25m. They are seeking to an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their team on a £21m project in East Anglia.

Senior Quantity Surveyor:

You will be project-based, and report directly to the Commercial Director who will visit the site periodically. You will have the ability to work autonomously, and liaise regularly with the client. You will join the project during its first phase, and be involved in procurement right through to final accounts. You will be supported on site by a project surveyor and two assistant surveyors.


  • Specific experience working on new-build high rise residential or student accommodation is a MUST
  • Preferably degree/college educated with a solid track record on medium-large projects
  • Good communicator, with ability to liaise with the team/client/subcontractors regularly
  • Must be commutable to Colchester on a daily basis

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're offering a permanent position with a forward-thinking business in a fantastic working environment, conveniently located in Colchester.


If you feel you have the necessary skills & experience to undertake the role, then please forward me your CV via the link below, for a quick response.

Paul Kaminski 0203 892 7853

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