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Quantity Surveyor

Job Description

A client within the Private Sector based in Cambridgeshire is currently recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor to join their team as soon as possible. The client is offering a full time, temporary position on an ongoing basis with the ideal candidate having experience of working within a construction environment.

The Role

Key purpose of the role is to be responsible for all commercial aspects of the projects including management of subcontractors, Client liaison, financial reporting and managing risk.

Key responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Procurement of all materials, plant and labour for the project including
  • Identifying sectional agreements required for the project and ensuring timely submissions to the relevant authority
  • Management and submission of planning applications
  • Appointing and liaising with the design team (architects, engineers and consultants) to develop the design ensuring compliance with approved planning documents and the main contract.
  • Commercial management of subcontractors

The Candidate

To be considered for this role you will require a construction related degree, ideally in Quantity Surveying.

The below skills would be beneficial for the role:

  • Subcontract management, Risk management, Contract negotiation, Value engineering, Microsoft office
  • Experience in affordable housing
  • Design and build experience

The client is looking to move quickly with this role and as such are offering £45,000 - £60,000 per annum.

How to Apply

If this position sounds of interest, email a copy of your up-to-date CV to or call Amy at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967 to discuss the vacancy in more detail.

Also, if this role is not of interest to you, but you are looking for new opportunities, please still get in touch as we cover all construction-related vacancies across the region.

Referral Bonus

If this role is not suitable for yourself, but you know someone who may be interested, please pass on their details, or forward these details to them. If they are successful in applying, you will receive a £250 referral bonus upon completion of an initial probationary period.