Quantity Surveyor

£52,000 - £55,000 + package

Our client a JV consortium is delivering the main works to HS2 in London

They require a Quantity Surveyor to join their team on a permanent basis.

Based in West Ruislip.

  • Experienced QS, utilities experience, administering NEC3 Option C £15mil Subcontract
  • Experience of drafting effective contractual correspondence, knowledge and demonstrable experience of NEC3 Target Cost Contracts.
  • Demonstrate experience of managing commercial aspects of Utilities Construction Projects or infrastructure projects.


Commercial Service Delivery

  • Collate, analysis & challenge Cost/Value Reports and forecasts as required, implement required actions.
  • Assist in implementing a commercial strategy for their portfolio and tenders with the assistance of their functional manager
  • Management of full subcontract lifecycle from tender to final account, control and forecasting of EAC.
  • Identify, mitigate and manage risk & opportunities for the portfolio of work.
  • Encourage and develop a culture of contractual & commercial awareness on all projects.
  • Assist in maximising of cash position, including WIP control, cash flow production & improvement plans for all projects.
  • Identification and advice upon of insurance related issues, including PI.
  • Ensuring optimum performance of commercial team for the portfolio of work, undertaking constant reviewing for margin gains in efficiency and timely resource forecasting.
  • Ability to handle Client disputes, with assistance.
  • Ensure that the outturn costs on the projects are monitored on a monthly basis through a detailed bottom up resourced and costed forecast maintained.
  • Undertake any other work as required of you by the Commercial Director.

Team Management & Development

  • Assist with the recruitment and staffing structure/ utilisation for direct reports.
  • Assist in building a team, manage the development of personal plans, establishment of objectives/targets for all direct reports and monitor on an ongoing basis - maintain performance.
  • Delegation of appropriate work to all staff, whilst maintaining accountability.
  • Ensure the site teams adheres to group procedures and governance.

Corporate Development

  • Attend client engagement events for equivalent level customer feedback.
  • Involvement in Business Improvement Initiatives.
  • Carry out commercial audits on others as and when required.

Required qualifications,  skills, behaviours and attributes


  • Relevant Degree in Quantity Surveying or equivalent relevant industry experience.
  • Right to Work in the UK.
  • Proactive attitude


  • Have or working towards MRICS or CICES or similar
  • Commercially astute with substantially proven experience within a commercial role in the Construction Industry.
  • Excellent knowledge of NEC Forms of Contract and Standard Methods of Measurement.
  • Understanding of programming techniques and project controls.

Computer literate with strong skills in Microsoft Office Applications Word /Excel /Outlook /PowerPoint).