quantity surveyor in manchester

17 July 2018
john ward, randstad cpe
job type
£ 50,000 - £ 60,000 per year, Car or Allowance + Bonuses
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manchester, north west
construction & property
sub specialism
job type
working hours
£ 50,000 - £ 60,000 per year, Car or Allowance + Bonuses
reference number
JW - QS/VAC - 0001
john ward, randstad cpe
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job description

Looking to be part of an established commercial team? Do you want endless possibilities when it comes to progression? Tired of an unorganised business? I have the role for you!

My clients Northern division are looking for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join the Commercial Team based within Warrington.

The Client:

The client I am representing is a leading property, residential, construction and services group which builds, maintains and renews the places where we live, work and love. They operate globally across a range of sectors including defence, education, health, housing, industrials, power, transport and utilities.

With offices all other the country they are looking for someone to be based out of there Warrington office but do have a network of 70 UK offices. Employing 15,000 people, with a turnover of over £2 billion and an order book of £5bn, my client has the financial strength and technical expertise to undertake some of the most significant construction, civil engineering and service contracts in the country


* To prepare, submit and agree all final accounts in a timely manner that achieves best value for the company
* Prepare the submission and agreement of any contractual claims as requested
* Take timely and proper action (e.g., notices) in accordance with the contract/sub-contract
* Submit detailed, accurate and timely interim applications for payment
* Check that all sub-contractors are procured to the programme and that agreements are robust in order to achieve best value
* Give support and advice to site team with contractual matters where possible
* Ensure in conjunction with the Managing Surveyor, that the risk mitigation strategy is effectively managed


* Degree in Quantity Surveying is preferred
* Good knowledge of contract conditions and law within the Construction Industry
* Experience in private and spec housing is desirable
* IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office in particular Excel
* Excellent Communication skills both written and verbally
* A good organiser with proven time management skills
* Self-motivated and work co-operatively as part of a team.
* Ability to take initiative in resolving problems.

If you are interested in this role and believe that you have the required skills and experience please send your CV OR contact me in the office on 0161 238 8811.

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

educational requirements

HND quantity surveying