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Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car, pension, life insurance, childcare
Posted: 13 days ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Construction
Contact Name: Joe Bradley

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Job Description

You will mainly be responsible for managing the commercial aspect of schemes, from the site start up to the final account. You will seek to manage project costs and enhance value as part of the site team, while still achieving the required standards and quality.

Main Duties:

  • Preparing plans, contracts, budgets, bills of quantities and other documentation
  • On-site measurement and measurement of drawings as required
  • Identifying potential risks and evaluate options for control
  • Feasibility studies of clients requests
  • Preparation of Subcontracts
  • Analysing sub-contractors quotations
  • Preparation and agreeing variation accounts
  • Preparation and agreeing of interim valuations and final accounts
  • Prepare and issue certification for contract payments to sub-contractors
  • Providing evidence for resolution of disputes
  • Ensure all work complies with quality, safety and environmental policies and the requirements of the company procedure


The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate innovative approaches to problem solving and the ability to negotiate across the various levels of any construction environment as well as handle the financial and mathematical demands of the role by possessing impressive numeracy and IT skills.

The ideal candidate must have experience working on highways and structure schemes and experience as a SQS working with the NEC form of contract.
RICS or ICES would be desirable but not essential.

Excellent salary on offer plus life assurance cover (4 x annual salary), company car or car allowance, company pension scheme (we match up to 6%), 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, childcare voucher scheme, cycle to work scheme and an employee assistance programme.

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