Senior Quantity Surveyor (Manchester)

Job Type




Greater Manchester


£52.000 + Package + Bonus

Key Information

  • Senior Quantity Surveyor required for an up and coming construction company based in Manchester
  • The company works on an array of projects, mainly social housing, residential projects, along with general construction, healthcare and Education projects
  • This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a company that is proven to be going from strength to strength, working amongst a team of people whom some of them have been there from the start
  • Competitive salary on offer along with excellent annual leave allowance, health care plan, bonus and flexible working

The Role

  • It will be office based in Manchester with some visits to site within the Greater Manchester area
  • Responsible for projects being delivered within budgets and timescales making sure profit margins are achieved
  • Providing monthly reports, forecasts and project cash flows to show commercial performance
  • Delivering on proposal documents, bids and other tender documents
  • Carrying out tender analysis, subcontractor and supplier procurement management and payment of subcontractor accounts
  • Developing supply chain partnerships with key trades and contractors
  • Effectively be able to manage a team and provide guidance & mentoring  for more junior members
  • Excellent communicator, be able to liaise on all levels with other team members
  • Dealing with subcontractors regarding discrepancies and queries, and also in terms of managing their performance
  • Being aware of any commercial risks and opportunities and carry out value engineering exercises
  • Managing programme/delay issues arising from change/variations and prepare claims for extensions of time
  • General contract administration tasks
  • Preparing monthly account applications, forecasts of project cost to completion and final value
  • Preparing target costs, estimates and quotations as required

Qualifications and relevant experience

  • Over 5 years experience as a quantity Surveyor
  • Already be working at senior level and be able to manage a small team as you would be responsible for the QSs within the commercial team
  • Great understanding of the construction process

How to apply

  • If you’re interested please call Dawn Gagon on 07854 720 967, email your CV to or apply online

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