Senior M&E Quantity Surveyor

Job Description


Are you an aspiring Senior M&E Quantity Surveyor looking to progress to Commercial Manager level. Our client is looking for two experienced QS's to join their growing Northern business Unit in Manchester and Leeds.

About This Role


Senior M&E Quantity Surveyor is required to provide commercial, contractual and financial management to projects within the assigned Region. Primary role will be to ensure project profit objectives and targets are met and cash is managed to maximise cash performance. Candidate will be required to diligently apply proper contractual and commercial practices and carefully manage risk to maximise the financial effectiveness and profitability of the projects under his / hers responsibility. Candidate will be responsible for a project or a number of smaller projects.
Role will include the following:

  • All quantity surveying duties including measurement, valuation and agreement of relevant work sections
  • Preparation and agreement of interim applications and final accounts
  • Interim administration and settlement of subcontractors accounts
  • Assisting in preparation of loss and expense submissions
  • Negotiate with clients representatives and other consultants
  • Advise on commercial risks within the project or projects
  • Preparation of monthly contract reviews
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts information
  • Identify change and implement change control process and agreement

Candidate will be required to exhibit the following key skills:

  • Collaborative working
  • Team contribution
  • Ability to gain respect of customers and colleagues
  • Responsive to customer needs
  • Always puts safety first
  • Demonstrates loyalty, honesty and commitment
  • Shows initiative in resolving problems
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Willingness to be involved in other activities to achieve company objectives
  • Inspires, challenges and motivates others 


About This Client


Client: This is one of the UK’s largest, family-owned, construction services and development companies, with a dedicated internal MEP arm (£98m turnover). Specialising in the design, build and installation of Mechanical and Electrical Building Services projects, they have delivered some of the UK's most notable buildings. 
Turnover: £613m, £1.27bn group
Location Coverage: UK-wide
No Staff: circa 3700
Typical Roles and disciplines: Mechanical and Electrical Design, Estimating, Project Management, Engineering, Quantity Surveying and Administration
Sectors: Government, Public Sector, Commercial, Education
M&E Services installed: MEP, containment & pipework manufacture, Category A and B fit-outs, pre-fabricated buildings complete with pipework & services, Business Information Modelling (BIM)
Years of establishment: 120 years
Awards won: Investors in People - Gold Award, RoSPA Gold Award 2015