Quantity Surveyor
Main Contractor

Intermediate Quantity Surveyor - Main Contractor

Ref: 9743| Posted: 27th Jul 2020

Brief Overview

This is a fantastic opportunity for an Intermediate Quantity Surveyor to join a façade division within a very well known Main Contractor.


£35k to £45k

About our Client

  • My client is one of the largest Main Contractors in the UK work on some of the most prestigious construction projects. They have now set up a specialist façade division to work on projects in London.

About the Role

  • Undertake costs analysis for repair and maintenance project work
  • Involved in assisting in establishing a client’s requirements and undertaking feasibility studies.
  • Perform risk and value management and cost control.
  • Identifying, analysis and developing responses to commercial risks
  • Advising on procurement strategy
  • Allocating work to subcontractors
  • Providing advice on contractual claims
  • Analyse outcomes and write detailed progress reports
  • Valuate completed work and arrange payment
  • Maintain an awareness of the different building contracts in current use
  • The post holder will also undertake any other duties as required.
  • Preparing and reviewing subcontract tenders (finding the most suitable subcontractors for particular sections of work)
  • Managing the subcontractor’s work throughout
  • Reporting on the financial progress of the project, generating valuations for the work done to date
  • Overseeing the payment of the subcontractors.
  • Attend projects as and when required
  • Dealing with recovery of retention payments

About the Candidate

  • Must come from a main contracting background
  • Organised and methodological with a keen eye for detail
  • Ideally based in North or East London
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure

Points of Appeal 

  • Freedom within the role with a route to higher management
  • Interesting Projects
  • A company with a full order book