Senior Quantity Surveyor


    Peel Recruitment and Solutions Ltd

    Our client is currently recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor to join their mechanical sprinkler company. They operate across the commercial and residential sectors and are one of the largest family-owned companies in the UK.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Contract appraisal, negotiation, and agreement – minimising risk to the company.
    • Introduction of periodic contract review meetings.
    • Assess contract programme vs as built programme to minimise risk and liability, issuing delay notices as and when required under the terms of the contract. Establishing cause and effect.
    • Contract and sub-contract management and administration as required
    • Collaborating with the project team to ensure compliance with contract terms and conditions, local regulations, and industry standards.
    • Monitor and report on expenditure on contracts compared to budgets and forecasts
    • Identify, value, and agree Variations and Extensions of Time at the earliest opportunity.
    • Commercial management and control of sub-contract accounts, including payment preparation, final account work and input into any disputes which may arise.
    • Certification of payment applications from subcontractors


    • Development and production of internal documents, reports, and briefings for senior management – implementing monthly cost and value reports for each project, as well as cost-to-completion documents.
    • Liaise and provide accurate data to support the finance department with cash flow forecasting.
    • Build and maintain professional relationships with both internal and external parties
    • Seek to minimize the cost of a project and enhance value for money whilst still achieving the required standards and quality
    • Compilation of costs for compensation events and the management of change
    • Management of Change Control including Early Warnings and Compensation Events
    • Assist in avoiding disputes with clients, suppliers and subcontractors
    • Comprehensive analysis of quotations and tenders to facilitate the placing of official orders.
    • Assisting in the compilation of commercial/contractual responses to the client and subcontractors
    • Give feedback to the relevant parties with regard to contract pricing and profit and loss
    • Preparing valuations for payment applications to the client
    • Contribute to and attend financial and progress meetings with clients and sub-contractors as required
    • Assisting in the preparation and submission of accurate and timely cost estimates and tender documents for large projects, refurbishments, fire compliance, and major works.
    • Conducting cost analysis and risk assessment to identify potential cost-saving measures and accurate budget allocation for each project.
    • Collaborating with the project team to identify and mitigate potential risks and disputes, ensuring the smooth progress of the project.
    • Mentor graduate and trainee commercial staff within your division to support their development.