Feb 04, 2021

Project Quantity Surveyor

  • General Demolition
Full time Quantity Surveyor

Job Description

Project Quantity Surveyor


£ - competitive, DOE

Full time

We are a specialist demolition & enabling works contractor to the construction industry, working across London and the Home Counties. We work predominately on projects as a Main Contractor up to a value of £3m. With our business rapidly growing, we are looking for someone to join our team - as a Project Quantity Surveyor. The ideal candidate will need to be proven in commercial and risk management for similar sized contractors within the region. 

Job Description

We have a busy workload, often with multiple and diverse projects running simultaneously. Therefore, we require a strong team player who has the ability to operate and excel within a small team, across numerous projects. You will be involved in/responsible for tendering for projects, cost planning management and forecasting, CVR reporting and risk management. Liaison and management of subcontractors will be part of your day-to-day work.

Furthermore, you will be required to visit sites and liaise with operational teams as part of the commercial management process. As such, it is imperative that you can work effectively with others.

Key Responsibilities

  • Build, manage & maintain relationships with clients, contractors, other construction professionals, suppliers, and site staff.
  • Maintain financial control of projects including monthly valuations, job costing reviews and final accounts.
  • Maintain and manage any contractual change on the projects
  • Working closely with the Commercial Manager to assist in the commercial activities of the business and provide support/advice in this regard to the Projects Managers as required.

 Required Experience and Skills

  • Understanding of industry and sector
  • Background with a Main Contractor (preferable)
  • Degree qualified (preferable)
  • Professional membership of RICS or ICES (preferable)
  • Proven track record managing commercial aspects of projects £300k+
  • Ability to work to deadlines and manage multiple workloads efficiently
  • Experience working on JCT/NEC contracts and an understanding of the contractual risks on the projects
  • Demonstrable strong account management and commercial experience
  • Well-developed analytical, oral and presentation / communication skills
  • Strong analytical abilities
  • Advanced excel skills (sumifs/lookups/pivot)

Required Qualities

  • Proven team player
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Tenacious and solution focused, especially in reference to contract negotiation
  • A reputation for maturity and sound business judgment
  • Ambitious, motivated nature with strong leadership skills


Our Offer

This is an exciting time to join a firm that has expansive ambitions with a positive outlook for growth. As this will be a new role there is real, exciting potential to grow the function into something that works both for you and for the business. We are keen to grow our company with likeminded people who are expansive in their outlook and have an entrepreneurial spirit.  

If this role sounds like you, then we want you on our team. Applications (a covering letter explaining your suitability for this role along with a copy of your CV) should be sent to charlotte.naish@general-demolition.co.uk.




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