Location: Ipswich
Salary: Up to £52000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Construction
Contact Name: Skaidre Veckyte

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Job Description

Senior Quantity Surveyor -Ipswich (IP1) - up to £52K


A forward-thinking company, working across numerous specialisms, they are a passionate multi-disciplinary design and property consultancy. Their team of property specialists and designers provide innovative solutions to make places, properties and people be the best they can be.


  • Flexible working
  • Training & Development
  • Bonus Schemes
  • Bike2 Work Scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance

Job Role

As the Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will:

  • Liaise with and give advice to clients. Liaison with all external agencies, private consultants, housing associations, etc. Deal with Local and Government Departments, funding agencies and senior management of contracting organisations of all categories
  • Prepare feasibility studies, preliminary estimates, cost plans, databases, tender and other analysis and provide advice on the economics of design at the early stages of a project. Provide advice on and use of whole life costing techniques
  • Prepare high quality tender documentation including Bills of Quantities, Schedule of Works and Contract Sum Analysis using computer techniques. Undertake pricing documentation before tender period as and when required. Negotiating contract sums as necessary
  • 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, deal 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
  • Apply and report on the principles of risk management

As a Quantity Surveyor you will have…

  • A relevant degree or proven experience in Quantity Surveying
  • An up-to-date knowledge of relevant Building Regulations
  • A clear understanding and experience in Cost Value Reporting
  • Experience in managing Contractors works and packages
  • Cost interrogation experience

What to do next...

If you are interested in this role, please contact Skaidre Veckyte at Barker Ross on 07824 016223 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

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