Quantity Surveyor – Fire & Security installations (Birmingham)

Job Type



Quantity Surveyor




£48.000 per annum

The Company
  • Offering the largest portfolio of equipment, controls and services for heating, ventilating, air-conditioning, refrigeration and security systems
  • They offer connected solutions that serves industries from workplaces to schools, hospitals to campuses and more
  • This platform includes tailored, service solutions such as remote diagnostics, predictive maintenance, compliance monitoring, advanced risk assessments and more
  • They are currently looking for a permanent Quantity Surveyor for the day to day quantity surveying and commercial management on a variety of fire and security installation projects from contract award through to completion
  • Projects include a wide variety, such as new build schools, prisons and power stations to name a few
The Role
  • Reporting directly to the Managing Quantity Surveyor
  • Provide commercial, contractual advice/consultation to the Sales and Projects teams
  • Work in accordance with company procedures effectively monitoring and controlling change to achieve successful financial completion of projects whilst protecting the exposure of the Company to financial risk
  • The role will form a critical part of the growth strategy and hold accountability for all major projects in your area
  • You will control all critical path steps associated with variation and final accounts of major projects to ensure timely and profitable negotiations
  • Escalation and implementation of remedial or corrective actions to bring projects back to agreed contractual basis, budget and/or timescale
  • You will be required to manage change processes and implement improvements
  • Excel within a commercial environment, managing multiple priorities simultaneously because of your excellent planning, organisation and leadership skills
Qualifications and experience
  • Experience as Quantity Surveyor supporting projects ranging from £600k to £18m
  • Experience within the fire and security installations would be advantageous
  • A strong understanding of commercial/financial risk
  • Proven track record of leading and delivering on large commercial projects
  • Ability to manage and influence both internal & external stakeholders at all levels
  • Excellency in verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate technical information to a non-technical audience
  • Ability to make independent decisions and problem solving
How to apply?
  • If you’re interested please call Emma Twigg on 07951 445 519 or apply online
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