Vital Info

  • West Yorkshire
  • Permanent
  • Negotiable (Depending on Experience)
  • ASAP

Senior Quantity Surveyor

My client is currently recruiting for a Senior Quantity Surveyor, my client operates across multiple sectors including Industrial, Commercial, Retail, Leisure, Student Accommodation and Education.

My client is recruiting a Senior Quantity Surveyor to be based in Yorkshire, and may need to visit site as and when required. The surveyor will be reporting to the Commercial Manager / Commercial Director and will carry out the duties and responsibilities as described further below.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Effectively communicate with the Commercial Manager on a daily basis advising of any issues that may affect the cost, value or margin of the projects.
  • Be able to communicate Contract/Sub-Contract advice to site based staff.
  • Placement of subcontract orders to step down contractual terms and manage risk and ensuring notices and payment are made on time.
  • Keeping accurate relevant records.
  • Ensure subcontract accounts are managed within budgets and subcontracts/final accounts are signed and agreed in a timely manner.
  • Collate commercial information for drafting Cost Value Reconciliations on a monthly basis to deadlines.
  • Dealing with Subcontract disputes and ensuring payment notices are in place and in line with current legislation.
  • Timely and properly recorded Applications to Clients.
  • Producing Project Variations including tracking documents and assessment of value taken to monthly Cost Value Reconciliation document.
  • Final Accounts assessment of and timely submission of final accounts giving regular updates to the client to ensure expectations are aligned.
  • Advise on and mitigate the effects of disputes - Recognise potential contractual issues on site and make good records including photographs and written statements to protect Caledonians interests.

The Ideal Candidate

  • The successful candidate will be qualified to Degree / HND or HNC in Quantity Surveying or a similar commercial degree in construction. RICS membership preferred
  • A full valid driving licence
  • Will need to be CSCS qualified
  • The candidate will need to demonstrate an appropriate level of experience in the construction industry as a Quantity Surveyor, or in a similar Commercial Manager role for a large main contractor
  • A good knowledge of construction methods and materials.
  • Budget handling skills.
  • Excellent IT and maths skills.
  • A methodical approach to work.
  • Good organisational skills
  • Excellent communication and negotiating skills.
  • The ability to work as part of a team.


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 if you have not heard from us within two working days then unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion, however we will register your details for consideration against future opportunities.

Linsco are an Equal Opportunities employer, acting in the capacity of an Employment Agent for this position. All applications will be dealt with in the strictest confidence.

Linsco is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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