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Senior Quantity Surveyor

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  • Salary: £60000 - £85000
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  • Job ID: 02895
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Job Description

Fastnet are recruiting on behalf of our industry leading client in Central London for Quantity Surveyors. We can consider both contract and permanent applications for this role.

About the role:

To lead a central London residential scheme alongside an experienced Project Manager. The appointed candidate will implement a detailed, concise and fully integrated Project Valuation Programme. They will also monitor and report contract performance and deviations.


  • – Manage feasibility studies to estimate materials, time and labour costs and engaging all team members from the project launch to ensure that the best solution is obtained.
  • – Single point of contact to fully understand project’s commercial needs, evaluating different options to fulfil them and propose the best solutions in a reasonable, professional way.
  • – Manage cost throughout the project stages through to financial close and during construction. Assisting when required with regards to cost evaluation, procurement and variation advice.
  • – Accurately report and monitor, to forecast correctly, monthly cost reporting.
  • – Remain the single point of accountability for reporting weekly and monthly commercial reports to the Commercial Manager and Commercial Director.
  • – Handle procurement of sub-contractor packages and present their selection for approval of said packages by Commercial Director.
  • – Prepare and monitor all supporting documentation for extension of time and loss in expense claims, in line with the contract documentation.
  • – Monitor project variations, project claims and compile all supporting documents, ensuring all the relevant project files are updated for review by the company’s Commercial Manager.
  • – Minimise the cost and enhance value for money for projects, whilst still achieving the required -standards and quality.
  • – Cashflow to be prepared and monitored for the project.
  • – All costs applicable to the project to be monitored including preliminaries through the approval, sign off of orders and the reviewing of invoices applicable to the project.
  • – Prepare monthly client applications for payments and follow through to receipt of client certificate, in line with the works completed on site and cash flow position.
  • – Contract administration of the main contract to protect our client’s position and safeguard any issues.
  • – Administration of Sub-contractors’ contracts, to ensure fair and efficient management of Sub-contractor packages.
  • – Assess Sub-contractors’ application for payments, to ensure a fair valuation in line with the progress on site and with their contracts.
  • – Other job-related duties as they arise from new company processes.


Skills and experience required:

  • – Ideally degrees in Quantity Surveying / Mechanical / Electrical Engineering, but not essential.
  • – Minimum 7 years professional experience, preferably within the residential M&E sector
  • – Must be able to review technical drawings for variations, valuations and take offs
  • – Previous experience working on commercial/residential projects
  • – Strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills
  • – Self-motivated, good working attitude and a high level of professionalism
  • – Proficient in MS Office, specifically in MS Excel


If this seems like a good opportunity for you, please apply with an up to date CV that includes your current contact details and we will be in touch.

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