Managing Quantity Surveyor
Salary: £ 60,000-90,000 Permanent South East London

The Cilent

We are currently working with a market leading UK Main Contractor & Developer that currently has a turnover of more than £700 million. Over the last 25 years they have built a range of different partnering relationships and have a substantial order book and a large pipeline for upcoming projects.

They have also been developing their own portfolio and have pipeline of development schemes which means that it is an incredibly exciting time for my client.


The business specialises in range of new build and refurbishment projects, as well as major mixed-use schemes.


Sectors include: Housing Development, Community regeneration schemes and Retirement Living, Education, Healthcare & Leisure


The business mainly operates as a Contractor working for Private clients, local councils, and housing associations.


They have built a strong top tier management team with the Divisional Director and Managing Director having strong credentials in the Construction Industry. Examples include members having worked for Willmott Dixon (10 Years), Carillion (15+ Years), Lendlease (5+ Years), Wates (5 Years), Taylor Woodrow (20+ Years), etc.



Business Unit

We are working with a business unit that specialises in refurbishment projects. These types of works include:



  • Strip out of external cladding – EWI / Zinc / Rainscreen
  • FRA Works – Passive fire protection and Fire stopping
  • Remedial works
  • New roofing
  • Structural works.
  • MEP
  • Internal refurbishment.
  • External redecorations


Clients they work with include: Local Authorities and Housing Associations



The Role


Duties to include but are not limited to:


  • Prepares Activity Schedules, Resource Schedules & analyses tender documents
  • Critically appraises, estimates and negotiates the above with 3rd parties
  • Reviews complex contract programmes such as Time-Location and assists with the preparation of delay and disruption programmes
  • Monitors subcontract activities, measure and respond appropriately
  • Analyses the commercial progress and report to senior project staff
  • Prepares procurement programme and helps develop the strategy
  • Analyses rates & prices, agreement of variations and or compensation events as required
  • Manages HR/People aspects for direct and indirect reports (PDRs etc)


Skills / Qualifications Required:

  • BSc or MSc in Quantity Surveying or experience equivalent
  • Membership of RICS, ICES or CIOB (or working towards)
  • Experience as a Senior or Managing QS
  • Achievement Focus mindset (Achieving Results)
  • Business and Customer Awareness
  • Identifies with the customer's needs.



What is in it for you?


  • Competitive salary
  • Company car or car allowance
  • Travel allowance
  • Healthcare scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app
  • Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers
  • Gym membership discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programmes.