Quantity Surveyor - Coventry - CV1 - CV47

£40,000 + Training, Pension, Hols 20+8, Bonus, insurance, travel expenses, PPE/clothing
Ref: 374 Date Posted: Thursday 16 Jun 2022
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One of the largest geotechnical investigation specialists in the UK is seeking a Quantity Surveyor to manage commercial and contractual aspects for the company. The Quantity Surveyor will need to be qualified in Civil Engineering/Quantity Surveying to degree level, have proven quantity surveying experience and have an excellent range of soft skills such as time management, communication, people, and leadership skills.

Applications from ex-military personnel are strongly encouraged


Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage commercial and contractual aspects of relationships with Clients, and subcontractors
  • Aid estimators to compile and issue tenders and analyse subcontractor quotations and make recommendations for placement of orders
  • Measure, price, negotiate and agree budgets and costs for variations to project scope
  • Check project costs are correct
  • Attend pre-contract meetings and ensure timely completion of agreed actions
  • Produce and maintain up to date procurement schedules
  • Compile subcontract orders
  • Assess subcontractor payment entitlement and process payments
  • Carry out reconciliation of cost and value to date/forecast
  • Work closely with contract and site management staff to support the smooth running of the office and the site, carrying out other duties as required
  • Mentor junior staff
  • Leading by example to achieve goals and championing quality
  • Collaborating with other engineers to ensure the integrity of the delivery
  • Enhancing team’s reputation by delivering high quality work on time and budget
  • Building and maintaining relationships with clients
  • Ensure that the Company’s policies are implemented successfully
  • Performing other duties and responsibilities as required


Knowledge, skills and qualifications:


  • Have attained a Civil Engineering/Quantity Surveying degree
  • Have proven experience in a quantity surveyor role managing NEC3, NEC4 and bespoke contracts
  • Good motivational, communication and people management skills
  • Have well-rounded experience gained from working in either a contracting or consultancy background.
  • Experience managing commercial aspects of projects
  • Flexible to travel for short assignments.
  • Excellent IT skills



  • Completed master’s degree
  • Attained Chartered Professional and Assessment of Professional Competence (APC)


Salary: £40,000

Benefits: Training, Pension, Hols 20+8, Bonus, insurance, travel expenses, PPE/clothing