senior quantity surveyor in gravesend

08 March 2019
lauren eagle, randstad cpe
job type
£ 65,000 - £ 75,000 per year, package
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gravesend, south east
construction & property
sub specialism
job type
working hours
£ 65,000 - £ 75,000 per year, package
reference number
lauren eagle, randstad cpe
0162 235 7230
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job description

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Are you a Senior Quantity Surveyor looking for an opportunity to be commercial lead? Would you like to work for one of the countries leading construction contractors?

Contract Type - Permanent

Location - Dartford, Kent

Salary - £75,000 plus package

Client: An award winning contractor with a focus on customer service and delivery with projects throughout London & Kent. Join a contractor where the wellbeing of their staff are their priority and a company who believe in internal progression and promotion. This contractor has fantastic staff retention levels and this is due to their supportive and approachable senior management team,

Position: Seeking a Senior Quantity Surveyor to manage a JCT D&B new build educational scheme in North Kent. The value of this project in approximately £10million and you will be supported by an Assistant, this scheme has a programme of 60 weeks.

Your duties will include ensuring the financial position of the Construction Project is accurately reported and controlled effectively, as well as managing contractual relationships and mentoring junior staff.

* 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, negotiation, invoicing and payment of the supply chain.


* Previous experience as a Senior Quantity Surveyor working for a Main Contractor
* Project experience in Commercial, Retail or Industrial
* HNC / HND / Degree in Quantity Surveying, Construction Management or Civil Engineering is desirable but not a necessity
* Highly Organised
* Good negotiation skills

What you will get in return -

* Basic Salary up to £75,000
* Car Allowance or company car
* Pension
* Internal Progression and training available
* Good work life balance

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.


appointing consultants,booking meetings,cost reporting,dealing with sub contractors,document control systems,liaising with clients & architects,liaising with technical teams,looking at drawings,managing client,meeting & greeting clients,microsoft office packages,payments,procurement,take offs,upload & download drawings on to dc system,variations


HNC quantity surveying,RICS

educational requirements

BSc quantity surveying,BSc quantity surveying,Cons