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Recruiter NameBetty Wood
Salary£33,000 to £46,500 per annum
Locations UK, Yorkshire & the Humber
Contract TypePermanent




Our Client, a renowned nationwide property and building consultancy who deliver a range of property services within the private and public sectors, are looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their team based at their offices in West Yorkshire.



The following qualifications and experience are all essential:

·         Professional membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and be working or prepared to work towards Chartered status


·         Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification in a related discipline would be acceptable.

·         Holds a current site card or is prepared to immediately attain

·         Extensive experience in a similar or related role within the civil and building industry essential.


·         Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite

·         Excellent numeracy and analytical skills

·         Knowledge of common construction contracts i.e. NEC3, BCT


·         Familiar with relevant construction, health and safety legislation and risks and hazards associated with asbestos



The Senior Quantity Surveyor will be responsible for providing Quantity Surveying services to the appropriate high standard from inception through to completion. They will also provide support and advice to a team of surveyors ensuring clients receive professional advice.


  • Prepare feasibility studies, preliminary estimates, cost plans, databases, tenders and provide advice on the economics of design at the early stages of a project and the use of whole life costing techniques.
  • Responsible for the preparation of high quality tender documentation.
  • Undertaking pricing documentation during tender period.
  • Examine and analyse tenders and negotiate contract sums, preparation of cost breakdowns and initial cost profile.
  • Utilise project management techniques to manage resources effectively to ensure all commissions are completed to agreed targets.
  • Apply and report on the principles of risk management.
  • Control all post contract procedures; assist Contract Administrators in the preparation of relevant post contract variations and certificates under the contract.
  • Prepare final accounts, obtaining the agreement of the contractor and manage audit procedures.
  • Build strong and long term relationships with key stakeholders, monitoring and acting upon feedback.
  • Responsible for identifying new business opportunities.
  • Provide robust performance management information and manage resources effectively.
  • Manage all projects in a proactive and efficient manner, continually seeking new and innovative ways of working.
  • Ensure legal compliance with contract law and share best practice within other teams.
  • This role requires frequent travel to other offices and sites as required.
  • Fee earning at 90%, and contribute to the achievement of business plan objectives andtargets.
  • Carry out duties appropriate to the grade of the post
  • Promote continuous improvement and deliver demonstrable high quality products and services which embrace quality standards.
  • Demonstrate personal commitment to the company strategy.


SALARY:         £33,000 to £46,500 depending on experience. Please state what salary range you would be looking for when applying.



·         27 days Annual Leave

·         5% employer matched Pension Scheme plus life assurance of 3 times annual salary.

·         Computershare Childcare Voucher Scheme

·         Reimbursement for a professional membership fee relevant to the employees role

·         Access to an Occupational Health Service in addition to a confidential employee counselling service.

·         Non-contributory level 1 Bupa health cash plan with options for employee to increase and/or include family members.

·         Employee ability to purchase annual leave up to a total maximum of 30 days per leave year.

·         Access to a wide range of additional employee flexible benefits and schemes.


We are instructed to only submit to our Client candidates whose qualifications and experience match client’s specifications and can work in the UK.


For more information please contact Betty Wood

on 020 8905 2250 or email

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