Senior Quantity Surveyor

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Are you an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor with a strong background in civil engineering projects? Our client, a leading civil engineering contractor is seeking a talented individual to join their team. As a Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will play a vital role in overseeing the financial aspects of civil engineering projects, ensuring effective cost control, accurate forecasting, and successful project delivery. If you possess excellent quantitative and analytical skills, along with a proven track record in civils projects, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity.


  • Manage the commercial and financial aspects of civil engineering projects from inception to completion, ensuring adherence to budgets, cost control, and profitability targets.
  • Prepare accurate and detailed cost estimates, bills of quantities, and tender documents for civil engineering projects.
  • Conduct comprehensive contract reviews and negotiate favourable terms and conditions with clients, subcontractors, and suppliers.
  • Monitor and manage variations, valuations, and final accounts, ensuring accurate and timely submission.
  • Provide expert advice on contractual matters, including claims and disputes resolution.
  • Collaborate with project teams to ensure efficient procurement of materials, subcontractors, and plant, while optimizing value for money.
  • Monitor project costs, analysing expenditure and identifying cost-saving opportunities.
  • Prepare regular financial reports and forecasts, providing accurate cost projections and highlighting any potential risks or deviations from the budget.
  • Conduct rigorous cost analysis and value engineering exercises to enhance project profitability.
  • Stay updated on industry standards, market trends, and changes in legislation related to quantity surveying and civil engineering projects.


  • Degree in Quantity Surveying, Civil Engineering, or a related field.
  • Extensive experience as a Quantity Surveyor within the civil engineering sector.
  • Proficient in using industry-standard software
  • Sound knowledge of civil engineering processes
  • Strong understanding of contract conditions, measurement methodologies
  • NEC Contracts Experience
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills, with the ability to establish effective relationships with clients, subcontractors, and suppliers.
  • Strong analytical skills with a meticulous attention to detail.
  • Membership of a relevant professional body (e.g., RICS) is desirable but not essential.

If you are a highly motivated Senior Quantity Surveyor with a solid background in civil engineering projects, this is an excellent opportunity to join a reputable contractor and contribute to the success of their projects. To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and suitability for the role.