Quantity Surveyor

The deadline for this vacancy has passed.

Deadline: 30/08/18

  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Interview date: TBC
  • Salary: Competitive Salary
  • Hours: Full Time. Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours

Location: Based in Newton Abbot

Hours: Full Time. Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours


  • Competitive salary plus up to 25% Performance Reward Salary Bonus
  • Company Car Scheme with an excellent fuel allowance
  • Holidays, 7% Employer Pension Contribution, Life Insurance

We are a subsidiary contractor within our client, delivering Response/ Voids, Planned works, Heating/ Compliance and Cyclical Painting to our client with a contract agreed for 15 years

We firmly believe that our success will only be maintained if we continue to offer employees a great place to work and provide them with the opportunity to develop their careers and fulfil their potential

We are expanding our Commercial team and looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join us.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • You will be responsible for the financial and technical aspects of contracts including procurement, invoicing and payment to minimise costs, maximise value and ultimately make profit.
  • Working with direct labour, you will ensure all work issued has labour targets to return agreed profit performance.
  • Manage the contract accounting and ensure prompt payment and control cost information.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with the workforce, customers, subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Procuring materials, plant and subcontracts in line with BMS and contract budgets
  • Ensuring productivity targets are agreed and issued
  • Managing the billing process to minimise capital usage
  • Producing monthly contract valuations

You’ll apply because you have:

  • Proven experience in a similar commercial or surveying role
  • A proven ability to minimise cost and maximise value, profit and cash flow
  • The ability to plan and supervise the delivery of contracts
  • The passion for business and making profit, to meet the budget and keep yourself and the team motivated so you WILL get that 25% performance reward bonus