managing quantity surveyor in maidstone

17 June 2019
lauren eagle, randstad cpe
job type
£ 75,000 - £ 85,000 per year, car, pension, holiday
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maidstone, south east
construction & property
sub specialism
job type
working hours
£ 75,000 - £ 85,000 per year, car, pension, holiday
reference number
lauren eagle, randstad cpe
0162 235 7230

job description

Managing Quantity Surveyor

Permanent Opportunity -Kent

Are you a Managing Quantity Surveyor looking to join an established and successful business? Do you enjoy working on a variety of projects?

The Client: Main contractor who has recently celebrated 25 years of success within the Construction market. This contractor has a number of office over the UK with approximately 150 employees and a finical turnover of approximately £200 mil.

Projects consist of student accommodation, commercial, retail and refurbishment ranging from £500k to £30million.

Position: Seeking a Managing Quantity Surveyor who will be based from the office in Kent and visiting sites when required. You will be reporting to the Commercial Manager and will be responsible for 2-3 projects and managing a team of Surveyors. Duties include:

Managing a team of QS' across multiple projects.

* Be responsible for initiating and leading tasks/processes
* Be responsible for planning and managing own work, and that of other commercial team members
* Ensure that the contractor's commercial position is protected using in-depth understanding of contractual, commercial, insurance and legal processes
* Liaise with the client, PQS and Senior staff
* You are expected to manage and provide development/support to other commercial team members
* Reporting to the Commercial Manager
* Estimate from first principal
* Move into a Commercial Management role and manage a team of QS'


* Previous experience as a Managing Quantity Surveyor working for a Main Contractor
* Capable and proven history of managing a team of Surveyors
* Project experience in Commercial, Leisure or student accommodation is preferable but not a necessity
* HNC / HND / Degree in Quantity Surveying or Construction Management is desirable but not a necessity
* Highly Organised
* Good negotiation skills

What you will get in return -

* Basic Salary up to £85,000
* Car Allowance or a range of top end company cars
* Pension
* Fantastic work environment

What to do next

If you feel this role meets your expectations please click apply and upload your latest cv. If you are seeking a new role in the future please feel free to contact Lauren on 07920560784 for a confidential discussion where we can provide advice, assistance with training and update you on our latest vacancies.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


cost reporting,payments,procurement,take offs,variations


HNC quantity surveying

educational requirements

BSc quantity surveying,HNC quantity surveying,HND