Senior Quantity Surveyor

Interested in working on Thames Tideway?

Our client has an immediate requirement for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to look after some large subcontract packages at one of the projects West London sites. 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Lead the commercial and contractual administration of the Section
  • Prepare monthly internal cost value reports, Trend reports, SPI and CPI
  • Attend and contribute to risk reduction meetings
  • Taking off from drawings and specifications
  • Identify all additional works and evaluate additional entitlement
  • Assist in preparation of monthly Applications for Payment/cost and cash flow forecasts
  • Attend meetings with Tideway representatives, subcontractors and internally
  • Managing Subcontract works packages from commencement to Final Account
  • Provide assistance on commercial matters to the site team
  • To carry out any other tasks as requested by the Deputy Commercial Director / Change Manager/ Section Manager 
  • To maintain and keep up to date commercial files on site
  • Supervise, guide, support and train Surveyors / Assistants
  • Represent the JV on all matters in a professional manner

Experience and Knowledge

  • Knowledge of Water environment an advantage
  • Experience of Building / Civil Engineering construction techniques
  • Good knowledge of Methods of Measurement and valuation
  • Good working knowledge of Standard form contracts e.g. NEC – particularly Target Cost
  • Full understanding of periodic cost reporting and comparison with budgets and forecasts
  • Experience of Subcontractor procurement from tender to award
  • Commercial management of contracts and subcontracts
  • Proficient in the use of Word & Excel
  • Experience of cost accounting systems and effective allocation of costs
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to supervise, train and develop staff
  • Demonstrate a proactive approach
  • Ability to work to deadlines 


  • RICS / CIOB / C Inst CES or other recognised Professional Membership
  • HND/HNC, BSc degree in Quantity Surveying or other equivalent commercial related subject
  • CSCS card

If you are interested in the being considered for this project apply above