Quantity Surveyor
Curtain Walling
North West

Quantity Surveyor - Building Envelope

Ref: 9985| Posted: 17th Feb 2021

Brief Overview

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor to join a fantastic specialist sub-contractor based in the North West.


£35k to £40k.

About our Client

My client and a specialist sub-contractor within the building envelope sector. They work on projects across the UK which could consist of industrial roofing, cladding and rainscreen. Now they are looking to add a Quantity Surveyor to their commercial team.

About the Role

  • Preparing and agreeing valuations with clients and ensuring payments are received in accordance with subcontract agreements.
  • Preparing accurate take off of material quantities from drawings building up Bills of Quants, measures & re-measures.
  • Follow procedures to ensure proper allocation of job cost.
  • Pricing of contract variations.
  • Preparing subcontractor payment certificates, calculation and allocation of subcontractor payments and updating spreadsheets accordingly.
  • Assist in the control of supply chain ensuring full visibility of liabilities.
  • Issue of subcontract enquiries, comparison of quotes, undertake negotiations and placing ofcomprehensive orders.
  • Contribute to the formulation of monthly financial reports.
  • Negotiation and agreement of final accounts with main contractor QS.
  • Cash flow forecasting across all contracts to project company turnover.
  • Liaising with estimating, design, purchasing and contracts teams to ensure any changes and potential cost overspends are identified as soon as practicable, ensuring costs are recoveredand future overspends avoided wherever possible.
  • Working with the Commercial manager to provide cost control and reporting on individual contracts, as well as overview and cost management of all contracts
  • General administration duties as required.
  • Salary is negotiable depending on experience and qualifications.



About the Candidate           

Previously held a Quantity Surveyors position for at least 3 years

Excellent verbal and communication skills

Have relevant tickets

Points of Appeal 

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