Quantity Surveyor & Project Quantity Surveyor – Midlands – Civil, Infrastructure and Highways

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Salary: 33,000 - 52,000 per annum dependant on experience
Location: rugby
Regions: Birmingham, East Midlands, Midlands, West Midlands

Leading Civil Contractor turnover of £550m per annum are seeking a Quantity surveyor and a Project Quantity surveyor to work on a variety of civil, infrastructure and Highways projects up to £8m each.

Locations will include Birmingham, Leicester, Wellingborough and Midlands

Projects will include demolition, enabling works, new construction, foundations, piling, RC concrete, works, and drainage. Must come from a main contractor background and have experience in Civil Engineering.


  • Providing commercial support for a project, working closely with the operational teams.
  • Contribute to profitable performance through successful commercial and financial management.
  • Reporting to the Commercial Manager on all financial and legal matters.

Principal Duties & Accountabilities:

  • Understand the contractual requirements of project documents including the roles and responsibilities of all involved and the notices required to record change etc. Coordinate any responses required with Commercial Manager.
  • Liaise with the client, client representatives and other 3rd parties on commercial issues, including the agreement of additional monies.
  • Cost management for project/section of works.
  • Build and maintain customer confidence.
  • Understand allowances for elements of work (preliminaries, materials, subcontract etc.).
  • Understanding of cost to end of reporting period and comparison with allowance.
  • Understand forecast cost to completion.
  • Value management for project/section of works.
  • Prepare interim and final accounts.
  • Understanding of true value to end of reporting period and comparison with actual cost expended.
  • Understanding of forecast final value at completion.
  • Change management for section of works.
  • Recording of change and allocation of responsibility.
  • Evaluation and recovery of any change that is not  risk/liability including recovery from 3rd parties.
  • Risk and opportunity management for project/section of works.
  • Management (with operations team) of known and newly identified risks and opportunities for best project return.
  • Identification and implementation of mitigation measures.
  • Procurement for project/section of works.
  • Ensure all involved in procurement for project understand allowances for items they are responsible for and the procedures to be followed.
  • Maintain procurement schedules.
  • Prepare subcontract documentation, issue enquiries, and negotiate agreements including interim and final accounts.
  • Financial reporting for project/section of works.
  • Prepare and issue monthly cost/value reconciliations and cost/forecast reconciliations.
  • Prepare cash forecast.
  • Prepare quarterly forecasts.
  • Support the Commercial Manager for the project.
  • Provide training and support for junior commercial staff and operational staff who you are supporting.
  • Identification, preparation and negotiation of claims.
  • Adherence to policies and procedures.


  • HNC/degree civil engineering
  • 4/5 years working as a quantity surveyor on civil projects for a main contractor in a permanent position

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