Quantity Surveyor
Curtain Walling

Quantity Surveyor - Facades

Ref: 10533| Posted: 25th Aug 2021

Brief Overview

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join a fantastic façade specialist sub-contractor.



£50k to £65k plus package


About our Client

My client is a great facades specialist sub-contractor based in Central London. They work on projects up to £8million which consist of curtain walling & cladding. Now they are looking to add a quantity surveyor to their team.


About the Role

Determines contractual risk by reviewing Sub-Contract form (JCT, NEC, Bespoke forms) and creating a risk register which is then negotiated with the client


Studies each project in depth with a view to negotiating risky contract clauses with the client


Communicate identified risks to the project team prior to commencement.


Produce detailed valuations, follow up and agree interim payments.


Investigate, notify and substantiate variations


Prepare and issue enquires to Sub-Contractors


Negotiate and agree sub-contract packages and job specifics; authorising sub-contract payments along with agreement to day work, ensuring variations are properly recorded and recovered on a monthly basis (or as required by the contract).


Negotiates financial accounts and assists in settling disputes within the timeframes set out contractually.


To timely assist the PM to report EOT and L&E to the main contractor. Note it is the QS’responsibility to ensure contractual timescales are met


Provide cost analysis to assist the project managers and finance manager with mid-month cost to complete forecasts.


Communicate well with the site team and business unit.


Deals with customers personnel professionally and able to develop strong working relationships


About the Candidate           


Minimum 5 years’ experience in QS function for a specialist façade sub-contractor

Broad technical knowledge of all thing’s facades.

Strong commercial & legal understanding.

Good IT skills - experienced in the use of Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project

Highly detailed focussed with a ‘right first time’ attitude

Negotiation & influencing skills

Resilient & Tenacious

Excellent communication skills – verbal and written


Points of Appeal 

Great company to work for
Progression within the company
Interesting projects