Quantity Surveyor - London

Excellent Rate/Salary - Highways & Infrastructure - Commercial
Ref: 534 Date Posted: Tuesday 23 Jul 2024

We are currently recruiting Quantity Surveyors for an established Civils Sub Contractor to join a growing commercial team supporting the site teams on various projects around London.

You will be providing the commercial function on a variety of civil engineering projects and secure infrastructure contracts and operating within a wider team including tender, pre-contract, internal reporting, contract administration and commercial management.


Duties will include:

  • Providing the commercial function across a wide variety of projects, both within existing frameworks and stand-alone projects, to ensure successful project delivery.
  • Working within a team of talented professionals ensuring co-ordination and provision across all aspects of project delivery,
  • Undertake pre-contract setup, including forecasting, measurement, sub-contract tendering and procurement,
  • Effectively manage the commercial aspects of the project, including valuations, budget monitoring, material/plant reconciliation and contract variations.
  • Management and close out of Final Accounts
  • Assess, review and mitigate commercial and contractual risks
  • Maximize cashflow through the control and valuation of works, invoicing and payment process
  • Ensure compliance with all legal requirements, including contractual and legislative
  • Preparing and reporting thought Monthly Cost Value Reports
  • Promoting collaborative and effective team working within the client environment
  • Assisting and providing commercial/contractual guidance during production of cost significant variations
  • Pro-active dispute avoidance and management


About You:

The successful applicant will have gained experience in a similar level role, be well organised with good presentation skills and have the ability to communicate professionally at all levels. Candidates must be at an intermediate or senior level.

  • Degree Qualified in either Quantity Surveying or Construction Management (or equivalent)
  • Successfully worked within a team of Quantity Surveyors previously, but equally capable of working alone
  • Confident IT skills, particularly Excel. (Use software such as Causeway would be desirable)
  • Previous experience with a variety of contract types and (NEC forms of contract is desirable)
  • Due to the variety of forms of contract used and complexity of the projects we work on, we prefer applicants for this role to have a background in working on civil infrastructure and/or civil engineering contracts.


You will be commercially astute with a history of delivering projects within budget and possess the necessary interpersonal skills to work closely with client and site teams.



Please contact Steve Lee on Mobile: 075 9531 0008 or Email: steve@brackenrecruitment.com