project quantity surveyor in maidstone

30 May 2018
lauren eagle, randstad cpe
job type
£ 50,000 - £ 60,000 per year, package
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maidstone, south east
construction & property
sub specialism
job type
working hours
£ 50,000 - £ 60,000 per year, package
reference number
lauren eagle, randstad cpe
0162 235 7230
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job description

Project Quantity Surveyor

Kent based Projects - Focus on delivering fantastic customer service - Permanent position


A Top Ten national Contractor are looking for a Project Quantity Surveyor to join their team. This Contractor has a focus on delivering fantastic customer service and a diverse project range which contributes towards a varied work load and new challenges!

You will initially be joining a new build education project in North Kent which with future education and commercial projects in Kent.


Seeking a Project Quantity Surveyor who will primarily be based fom site in North Kent reporting to a Managing Quantity Surveyor. Your duties will include ensuring the financial position of the Construction Project is accurately reported and controlled effectively, as well as managing contractual relationships.

* Manage commercial resources to maximise margin through the placement of subcontractor contracts.
* Control subcontract packages from enquiry through to final account.
* Package management and change control.
* Regularly review with the team contractual risks and implement strategies to mitigate risk.
* Assessment of variations and valuations of subcontractor accounts.
* Authorise placement of contracts, materials and plant orders.
* Maximise cash flow through the control, measurement (including quantity), negotiation, invoicing and payment of the supply chain.


* Ideally previous experience as a Project / Senior Quantity Surveyor working for a Main Contractor
* Project experience in Education is preferable
* Proven history of commercial lead on projects up tp £6 million
* 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 £60,000
* £5k Car Allowance
* Pension
* Internal Progression and training available
* Good work life balance
* Travel Expenses

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 me 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,dealing with sub contractors,liaising with clients & architects,liaising with technical teams,payments,procurement,take offs,variations


HNC quantity surveying

educational requirements

HNC quantity surveying