Managing Quantity Surveyor

  • Permanent
  • Swansea, United Kingdom
  • Undisclosed per annum

Managing Quantity Surveyor


Tier 1 – Main Contractor

Negotiable salary + Comprehensive Package (Circa £65k+++)

This is a great opportunity for an experienced managing quantity surveyor to join one of the largest contractors, a company who employ over 80,000 people worldwide. You will be managing a team of quantity surveyors, working on large construction schemes across South Wales (typically £20m+ educational / health related projects). Ideally you will have experience within a similar setting, a track record of success on pure build schemes, ideally with large main contractors. They may consider someone currently at a Senior QS level who has successfully managed small teams of surveyors on large schemes who is looking to step up a level.

The Role:

  • Managing a team of 16 quantity surveyors on projects typically £5m to £25m but can be as high as £120m+
  • Reporting directly to the regional commercial director
  • Ensure the successful financial completion of projects, minimising risks
  • Ensure all surveyors are adhering to the commercial procedures
  • Monitoring on the regions financials, looking at payments, balances and project forecasting
  • Managing disputes / dispute resolution
  • Progress reporting and financial analysis of live projects

About you:

  • Experienced surveyor (senior level or managing level with a large main contractor)
  • Knowledge and experience of project cost management and the whole D&B process
  • Experienced in negotiation, able to influence at all levels in order to reach positive outcomes
  • Proven track record of completing accurate reports covering costs, claims and business opportunities.
  • Recognised qualification (Surveying, Construction Management)
  • Ideally RICS registered
  • Strong communicator, able to lead, mentor and support junior staff members

This is a top-level quantity surveying position with one of the largest contractors within the UK. For further details and a discussion about how this role may fit in with your own career aspirations, contact James at Stride Resourcing.

STR Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


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