Location: Derbyshire
Salary: Up to £50000 per annum + + Excellent Package
Posted: 9 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Construction
Contact Name: Mark Boyes

Mark Boyes

Recruitment Consultant - Perm Construction Management

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Principal Quantity Surveyor/Project Manager

Job Description

Principal Quantity Surveyor/Project Manager - Derbyshire - £50K + Pension scheme offering competitive contributions, Generous leave entitlement, Flexible working scheme, Annual performance related pay reviews and discretionary quarterly bonus, Subsidised travel: including rail travel and cycle to work scheme, Social space: including televisions, games consoles, pool table, table tennis and table football


Working across numerous specialisms: including MMC and traditional construction methods, a multi-disciplinary Design and Property Consultancy with award-winning services within the public and private sectors.

Job Role

As the Principal Quantity Surveyor/Project Manager you will:

  • Lead the Quantity Surveying / Project Management team, supporting the business, team and colleagues to achieve maximum potential
  • Manage the team effectively with adherence to commercial performance and resource management via productivity and time methods
  • Support the Associates and Directors, linking effectively and proactively with other teams
  • Work proactively and flexibly to support delivery across the service with commercial and solution focus
  • Plan and manage projects in a robust and systematic way, taking ownership of all related issues ensuring resolutions are found efficiently
  • Manage project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
  • Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Control all post contract procedures, make valuations for payments, producing financial reports and monitoring actual and anticipated expenditure against profile
  • Examination and analysis of tenders prepare cost breakdowns and initial cost profile. Negotiate contract sums as necessary
  • Prepare final accounts and agree with contractor including verifying claims, dealing with audit procedures
  • Project manage the running of schemes, plan, set objectives, provide direction, programme, monitor, control and advise on related matters including issue progress reports and in post contract reviews
  • Advise on contractual procedures and financial regulations


You will be an experienced QS/Project Manager with:

  • A relevant degree or proven experience in Quantity Surveying/ Project Management, including being professionally chartered
  • A comprehensive and an up-to-date knowledge of planning legislation, building regulations and an understanding of health and safety
  • A clear understanding and experience of Cost Value Reporting
  • Experience managing Contractors works and packages
  • You will have team management experience and be able to demonstrate leadership competencies
  • Cost interrogation experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Effective communication skills across a range of contacts
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure

What to do next...

If you are interested in this role, please contact Mark Boyes at Barker Ross on 07808628040 or email your CV to

We manage roles across the construction sector, I specifically specialise in MMC & White-Collar Construction recruitment, we are keen to speak to good candidates for permanent and temporary recruitment.

If this is not the ideal role for you but you are interested in roles of this type, please do not hesitate to give me a call or email your CV to me


Disclaimer: This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Recruitment only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Barker Ross Group who is acting as a recruitment agency.

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