About the client: My client are one of the largest specialist dry lining contractors in the UK, with a turnover in the region of £65m. They provide a range of dry lining services to clients in London and the South East, covering both residential and commercial developments. Their portfolio of delivered projects range in value from £500k to £21m and include major hospitals, education facilities, airports, stadiums, shopping centres and some of the UK’s most prestigious commercial and high-end residential buildings.


About the role: We have an opportunity available for a Quantity Surveyor to join our commercial team as part of one of our distinguished projects. Quantity Surveyors are a crucial part of the project team, dealing with all commercial aspects to ensure projects are delivered to programme and achieve or exceed target margins.

Responsibilities include; 

  • Attend formal handover meetings between pre & post contract teams.
  • Strong awareness of key responsibilities and obligations of subcontracts and an understanding of the work scopes to advise site teams.
  • Thoroughly interrogate tenders and prepare detailed tender summaries.
  • Regularly and accurately monitor comprehensive preliminaries budgets and targets (relative to the tender summary).
  • Establish, set, monitor and pay against comprehensive labour and materials budgets and targets using companies cost management system.
  • Early preparation of quantified material/component schedules for both ordering/loading purposes and to enable the negotiation of optimum rates.
  • Comprehensive management of the project variation account, maintaining a ‘rolling’ final account where all variations are identified, acknowledged, valued and recorded.
  • Prepare and submit all applications for payment in accordance with the relevant subcontract conditions. Proactively monitor, update, receive, forecast and report on project cash flow (income & expenditure).
  • Ensure all notices and payments (including retention release) are fair and received on time and in accordance with the subcontract.
  • Accurately prepare all internal reporting (inc. CVR, Internal Valuation, MOS).
  • Tender, let & administer subcontract packages.
  • Timely submission and agreement of final accounts.
  • Prepare for and attend Job Progress Report /Cost Value Reconciliation review meetings.

About You

  • Degree qualified in quantity surveying/other relevant business discipline.
  • Previous quantity surveying experience (min 3 years).
  • Proven trade contractor experience, preferably drylining.
  • Strong interpersonal skills – capable of maintaining strong working relationships internally and with our clients.


  • 40hrs per week, 8.00am to 5.00pm
  • Hybrid working (site/office/home)
  • 26 days holiday per annum + Bank Holidays
  • Car allowance
  • Family healthcare cover
  • 5% pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Income protection
  • Company funded travel insurance
  • Optional Flexible Benefits: Dining Card, Gym Membership, Cycle to Work, Holiday Trading (buy or sell up to 4 days), Health Cash Plan, Dental and Critical Illness Insurance, Partner Life Assurance, Car Leasing and Discounts & Cashback
  • 1 paid day for volunteering

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