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  • London, UK
  • £48,000 - £65,000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • Civil Engineering
  • Reference: BBBH2940
  • Consultant: Ben Karnezos

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Role: Senior Quantity Surveyor

Employer: Tier 1, Multi-disciplinary Civil Engineering Principle Main Contractor

Location: Greater London

Starting: January 2021

Package: £48,000 - £65,000 + (£6,600 car + package)

Contact: Ben Karnezos - Commercial & Planning Recruitment Consultant

The Opportunity
This is an opportunity to work for one of the UK's most well recognised construction business with over 20 offices and a century of proudly delivering best practice.
It will suit someone looking for a new challenge, who can start their new job in January 2021.

The Employer
The employer is a Tier 1 multi-disciplinary principle main contractor company with an enviable reputation as a market leader, an innovator, and a leading employer of choice, with a turnover £3.2 million.
The employer is a multi-award winner that prides itself as being known as a true innovator in the industry.

The Project
The project will be based around different sites in Greater London working on Themes Water.
Duties & Responsibilities
As the Senior 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.


  • 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), preferably in water, sewers, or drainage.
  • Must be happy to work on different sites around London.
  • Should have experience overseeing similar types of contracts.
  • Should be a self-starter with lots of drive.
  • Could have experience overseeing Civil Engineering & Infrastructure contracts within the Rail/ Tunnels/Bridgers/ Roads and Highways

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