Quantity Surveyor

March 4, 2024
£50000 - £50000

Job Description

Global Highland is working on behalf of a leading construction company specialising in ground engineering and construction services worldwide. With a rich history of delivering high-quality projects across various sectors, they are committed to excellence, innovation, and sustainability. As they continue to expand their operations, we are seeking a diligent and experienced Quantity Surveyor to join their dynamic team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Commercial management / contract administration of the project;
  • Work closely with the Project Commercial team;
  • Preparation and presentation of internal and external commercial reports;
  • To the extent possible, manage the Commercial aspects of the project to enable it to be completed on time, within budget and to the correct standards;
  • Preparation of payment applications and internal cash flow reporting;
  • Preparation and operation of sub-contracts and supplier agreements;
  • On-going cost reporting for the allocation project;
  • Preparing quotations, claims, assessments, and forecasts for future work;
  • Regular liaison with the project teams to ensure rights for compensation events or claims are upheld;
  • Regular liaison with the Client to ensure excellent relationships are built and maintained, and issues identified and resolved where possible, primarily with the Commercial team.


  • Weekly and monthly reporting as per Clients requirements;
  • Tracking project performance and data;
  • Working with the team to collate data;
  • Analysis of data;
  • Preparation of forecasts;
  • Maintaining contract records and correspondence;
  • Assist with the drafting and development of sub-contracts;
  • Submit the weekly cost control report on time includes a detailed review of the project costings and update the project progress and forecast details.

Skills and abilities:

  • Strong work ethic, takes personal responsibility for their work, meets deadlines, sets the right example for others, and displays honesty and integrity;
  • Natural problem solver;
  • Effective communication skills including writing reports and presenting;
  • Positive attitude, constructive thinking and able to adjust to change;
  • Attention to detail, with an enquiring mind, not afraid to ask questions, seek assistance or challenge.
  • Work within rules and regulations of professional competence and code of conduct as defined by a professional institution.
  • Apply attributes of equality and diversity to meet the requirements of fairness at work.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Proven experience in a similar and varied roles;
  • Relevant degree qualification preferred but not essential;
  • Good knowledge and operating experience of NEC forms of contract;
  • Excellent IT skills (Microsoft Excel & Word);
  • Full driving licence;
  • Experience in a Civil or Geotechnical engineering and contracting sectors.