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  • Nottingham, UK
  • £55,000 - £65,000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • Civil Engineering
  • Reference: BBBH2916
  • Consultant: Ben Karnezos

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Position: Project Quantity Surveyor

Location: Northampton (multiple sites)

Salary:£55,000 - £65,000 + (car, bounce, pension scheme, 26 day holiday, health, and life insurance)

Start date: February 2021

Duration: Permanent

Contact: Ben Karnezos - Commercial & Planning - Recruitment Consultant

The opportunity

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Project Quantity Surveyor.
To work for a multi-disciplined civil engineering firm who are currently working on several civil contracts ranging from £5M - £60M. We are looking for a Project Quantity Surveyor with a proven track record of immersing themselves in a project and adding value.


The employer has been awarded projects that vary in value. However, this role will be predominantly reporting into the commercial Director.
With several projects won or already underway they are now looking to add a Project Quantity Surveyor at the beginning of 2021.


  • Must be University or college-educated in a Quantity Surveying, Civil Engineering, or Construction subject.
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years relevant experience (As a Senior/ Project Quantity Surveyor in Civil Engineering)
  • Must be happy to work on different sites and travel in and around Northampton.
  • Must have experience overseeing Civil Engineering & Infrastructure contracts within the Rail/ Tunnels/Bridgers/ Roads and Highways Should have experience overseeing similar types of contracts
  • Should be a self-starter with lots of drive
  • Should be good with people, a good communicator & natural collaborator

Duties & Responsibilities

As the Project Quantity Surveyor, you will report to a visiting/supporting Commercial Manager. You are responsible for ensuring the commercial success of the contract. Typical duties will include;

  • Prepare and analyse project costings for tenders, such as materials, quantities, labour, and time
  • Prepare tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities with the architect and/or the client
  • Negotiate contracts and work schedules
  • Allocate work to subcontractors and oversee their work at all stages of the construction
  • Perform risk, value management, and cost control during construction
  • Advise on a procurement strategy
  • Identify, analyse and develop responses to commercial risks
  • Provide advice on any potential contractual claims and disputes
  • Analyse outcomes and write detailed progress reports
  • Value completed work, oversee bills and arrange payments
  • Maintain awareness of the contract
  • Return a profit to the business


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

Ben Karnezos - 075 1151 8834 - 020 3892 7852

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