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Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Peterborough
  • Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 15 days ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Jojo Owusu
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Client: Constructionline
  • Expiry Date: 24 December 2021
  • Job Ref: JOW1/3415_1637754463


Senior Quantity Surveyor


£50,000 - £65,000


Linsco are currently recruiting for a Senior Quantity Surveyor for a client of ours based in the Peterborough area. The Senior Quantity Surveyor will report to the Managing Surveyor/Commercial Director. The successful candidate will be responsible for administering main contracts, subcontract management inclusive of monthly payments and final account settlement and cost reporting.


  • Strive to optimise the profitability of the Contracts you work on.
  • Regular assessment of work, variation assessments, processing payments and issuing notices in line with Sub-contract conditions.
  • External Valuations and management of main contracts under JCT conditions or bespoke Development Agreements.
  • Pricing, negotiating and agreeing variations, extensions of time and loss and expense with the client's representative.
  • Negotiating and obtaining Collateral Warranties, and other bonds, warranties or guarantees.
  • Timely submissions in accordance with Contract requirements to maximise profit and cash flow.
  • Generation of scopes of works against which sub-contracts will be procured by our buying team.
  • Taking off and scheduling materials for procurement by our buying team, and monitoring usage and forecast cost.
  • Drafting and administering design and consultant appointments in conjunction with the design coordinator.
  • Monitoring risk and opportunity schedules and managing risk from Commencement to Completion.
  • Provide input and cost and value engineering advice throughout the design life of the scheme and attend design team meetings.
  • Ensure company health and safety standards and procedures are followed throughout the team.

Ideal Candidate:

  • HNC or equivalent is essential
  • At least 10 years' experience working within the construction industry
  • Experience of administering main contracts
  • Significant experience working within the construction industry, for a main contractor and on affordable housing, retirement villages and development projects.
  • Demonstrable strong account management and commercial experience.
  • Entrepreneurial ability to optimise profit in a continually changing environment.
  • Degree in Quantity Surveying (Desirable)
  • Membership of an industry recognised professional body (CIOB, RICS, CInstCES) (Desirable)
  • COINS Experience (Desirable)


If you feel that you have the relevant experience to be successful in this position and would like to find out more please apply online today attaching a copy of your current CV.

Due to the vast amount of applications that we receive, it is not possible for us to contact all applicants; therefore only suitable candidates will be contacted. If you do not hear anything back within 7 days of submitting your application, you have unfortunately not been selected.

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