Quantity Surveyor

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North West London, London
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Reference: 179259_1550851833
Contact Name: Joanna Rogers
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 22, 2019 16:10

Job Description

  1. Main Purpose:

To manage and maximise cost and value relating to various company projects.


  1. Responsibilities of Job

From early design costs to final figures, quantity surveyors seek to minimise the costs of the project and enhance value for money whilst ensuring that the project meets all legal and quality assurance requirements and regulations.

Conducting feasibility studies to estimate materials, time and labour costs

Preparing, negotiating and analysing costs for tenders and contracts

Coordination of work effort

Advising on a range of legal and contractual issues

Valuing completed work and arranging for payments


  1. Person Specification


  • Skills - Numeracy , Competent in Excel
  • Qualifications - minimal HNC , preference Degree qualified
  • Experience - 2-3 years working as a QS
  • Personal attributes - Confidant in their ability, team player

Good communication / team worker / attention to detail


  1. Key Performance Indicators


  • Providing the correct information for monthly reporting e.g. CVR's, Valuations, subcontract payments and assessments.
  • Placing and procuring subcontractors and orders, maximising profits and minimising losses
  • Closing out final accounts with the client and subcontractor