April 5, 2019
Derby, United Kingdom
Job Type
Education Level
6 - 12 Months Experience Required


I am currently recruiting for a Senior Quantity Surveyor on a permanent basis as a result of continued growth with one of my key Industrial & Building Services clients in Derby.

It is essential the successful Senior Quantity Surveyor has a good understanding and working knowledge/application of Quantity Surveying within either; Mechanical & Electrical (M&E) or Civils/Infrastructure sector.

Aims & Objectives;

  • To provide effective commercial and contractual support to operations on a number of major projects in accordance with procedures.
  • To assist in establishing clients’ requirements and undertaking feasibility studies.
  • To prepare tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities.
  • To eliminate commercial risks in tenders during contract negotiations.
  • To liaise with clients’ surveyors on financial matters in order to provide an accurate forecast of final accounts.
  • To maintain sub-contractor accounts and advising the project team with up to date financial information.
  • To provide assistance and advice to the commercial team on all contractual, financial and commercial activities on specified projects.
  • To ensure timely submission and agreement of applications, cost plans, variation details, claims and other documentation.
  • To liaise with clients on the production and agreement of account details and securing final payment without undue penalty.
  • To maintain sub-contractor control ensuring close administration of accounts and reporting to the Commercial team on all significant debtors.
  • To maintain costs analysis for repair and maintenance project work.
  • To review the sales ledger, ensure accurate posting of the transactions.
  • To preform risk and value management and cost control.
  • To carry out monthly valuations of work in progress, including forecasting of final costs and sales.
  • Prepare and monitor project cash flow forecasts.
  • To manage and produce accurate formal reports in accordance with business timetable.
  • Monitor all commercial information in relation to project including labour, material and sub-contractor cost forecasting.
  • To assist the operational teams with a range of other duties as may be required from time to time.
  • To maintain sub-contractor accounts and advising the project team with up to date financial information.

Working Relationships;


  • Interface with Project Managers, Project Engineers, Surveyors, Designers, Buyers, Estimators, Safety Health & Environmental (HSE) Department, Central Engineering Design Department (CEDD), Continuous Process Improvement (CPI) Department.


  • Interface with Clients, Suppliers, Sub-contractors, Utilities companies and Local Authorities.

Person Specification;

  • Senior Quantity Surveying experience in within either; Mechanical & Electrical (M&E) or Civils/Infrastructure sector.
  • Demonstrable commercial experience.
  • Commercially astute, numerate, risk averse & able to accurately forecast cost & sales.

In return my client offers an excellent Salary + Company Car or Car Allowance and Package inclusive of; 25 Days Holiday (with opportunity to purchase more), Company Paid Private Healthcare, Life Assurance, Company Pension Scheme and eligibility to join the Company Bonus Scheme.

Applications – Please contact Bethany Gillott & email a current CV.

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