Managing Quantity Surveyor

Print job details

Recruiter: Hays

Managing Quantity Surveyor

£48,000 to £65,000 per annum | South West | Date posted 04 Nov 2019

Outstanding career opportunity for an experience managing QS with leading builder

Your new company
We are delighted to be working again with one of our key clients, a national builder recognised for their professionalism, design integrity and customer focus. They currently has an opportunity for an experienced, commercially astute managing QS to lead the team in their Devon office.

Your new role
You will be responsible for the management of fellow Quantity Surveyors at various levels on multiple live projects. You'll also be working closely alongside the Contract Managers, Technical Manager and Buyer.

Duties include:

  • Managing the departments subcontract procurement process, ensuring that buying opportunities are maximised
  • Overseeing the departments subcontract management from first valuation to final account
  • Assisting the Commercial Manager to oversee the production of the Value Cost Reconciliations, cash revenue, and cash expenditure, ensuring that they are delivered to a good level of accuracy
  • Liaising with other departments/commercial staff to ensure all department deadlines are achieved
  • Providing support and guidance to the department
  • Carrying out regular site visits
  • Supporting the commercial department to achieve a prompt positive resolution of client disputes regarding extensions of time, loss and expense.

What you'll need to succeed

You should be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Experience within a similar role
  • A high standard of IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office in particular Excel
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbally
  • Ability to prioritise workload with proven experience of being methodical and organised
  • A track record of successfully managing a commercial team and understanding of customer service
  • Degree level quantity surveying qualification

What you'll get in return

You will be rewarded with a fantastic salary and package, support from a well established commercial team and group of directors, and real opportunities for career progression.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at


Project Management

More jobs in this specialism


Quantity Surveying

More jobs in this sector

Job type:


More jobs of this type

Salary range:

£50,000 - £74,999

More jobs in this salary range


South West

More jobs in this location
Job ref: 3709910
Application deadline:
02 Dec 2019