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Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Fife
  • Negotiable
  • Permanent

Due to significant company growth, a national civil engineering contractor requires a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their commercial team on a permanent basis.
The contractor's recent success has resulted in a strong pipeline of exciting, high-value projects and further opportunities and incentives for new and existing staff.


The organisation boasts a wide range of projects and clients. Sectors include: Education, Renewables, Healthcare, Retail & Commercial. A great deal of focus is put on developing its employees with the aim of progressing their knowledge, skillset and career. The majority of senior management within the business is a good example of this.

Main responsibilities & duties:



  • Valuation of project works in line with method of measurement, primarily NEC and SSM7

  • Reviewing/validating tender cost plans and takeoffs

  • Liaising with Site Managers, clients, contractors, and subcontractors, throughout projects to ensure the best commercial result whilst maintaining relationships

  • Preparing month-end reports for Commercial Manager

  • Tracking cost plans and programme delivery

  • Assisting in material procurement and specification compliance

  • Identifying and documenting any changes in design and updating budgets

  • Establishing and maintaining professional relationships with external and internal stakeholders

  • Record productivity, including incentivisation schemes

  • Recognise contractual responsibilities

  • Ensuring your site teams deliver the commercial strategy


A strong salary is accompanied by the below benefits package (several other benefits-in-kind on offer):



  • Company Car or Car Allowance (£6,000)

  • Private medical insurance

  • Discretionary bonus

  • Company pension contribution

  • 31 days annual leave

  • Accident & Life Cover

  • Working hours: 8-5 Mon-Thu, 8-3 Fri



Application requirements:



  • Minimum HND in Quantity Surveying, engineering, management, or similar

  • Experience as a mid or senior level QS

  • An understanding of Causeway Estimating Systems is advantageous

  • Sound knowledge of Excel

  • Understanding of Microsoft Project advantageous

  • Excellent negotiating and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to organise, plan, and strategize

  • A valid driver's license


Should the position be of interest, apply now or for further details and a discussion about the role, get in touch on 01224 965 505.

Adam Emery
Point of contact
Adam Emery
Senior Consultant
01224 965 505