Quantity Surveyor
Industrial Roofing
South East

Quantity Surveyor - Building Envelope

Ref: 10065| Posted: 2nd Mar 2021

Brief Overview

An experienced building envelope Quantity Surveyor is needed to work for a fantastic specialist sub-contractor based in Cambridge.


£50k to £60k plus car/allowance

About our Client

My client and a specialist sub-contractor within the building envelope sector. They specialise in roofing, cladding & façade projects across the South East. These projects could be any value from £100k to £2million. Now they are looking to bring on an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join their commercial team.

About the Role

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



About the Candidate           


Previously held a Quantity Surveyor position for at least 5 years

Ideally come from roofing & cladding background

Excellent communication skills required

Team worker with good interpersonal skills

Organised and methodological with a keen eye for detail

IT skills e.g. proficient with Microsoft software

Maths skills / numerically minded

Budget and financial management

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