Senior Quantity Surveyor

Posted a week ago by Galldris Services Ltd


Senior Quantity Surveyor

Galldris Group

Location: London, England, United Kingdom

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join our team in London. To be considered, you will come from a Construction or Civil Engineering background. The Senior Quantity Surveyor will be responsible for administering the JCT Design & Build Contract in a professional and timely manner and the financial delivery of the Contract, including the control of cost and cash, and ensuring it is procured and delivered within budget. Management and leadership of trainees.

Key Accountabilities to include but not limited to:

  • Achieve or exceed budgeted targets by looking for V/E opportunities, alternative methods of completing the works, and buying gains from S/C Procurement
  • Ensure external valuations are submitted in accordance with the conditions of the main contract and that payments are received by the due date, taking full responsibility for the contract’s cash position
  • Complete monthly CVR reports, ensuring they accurately reflect current position on-site and final profit projection
  • Administer the main contract (and subcontract) conditions and identify and prepare timely contractual notices for all events
  • Price and agree on all contract variations, in a timely manner whilst maximising our entitlement
  • Understand bid and demonstrate a good working knowledge of contract at the Preconstruction Stage
  • Procure supply chain orders in a timely manner that accurately reflects the scope works and administer same, accurately valuing, certifying, and issuing relevant payment notices
  • Accurately re-measure works in accordance with the method of measurement and in a timely manner, whilst maximising our entitlement
  • Achieve timely final account agreement on client and supply chain accounts, whilst maintaining strong working relationships
  • Lead and manage trainee/junior surveyors
  • Undertaking other duties as reasonably required from time to time by the line manager
  • Comply with Company procedures


  • Experienced, skilled, qualified, and knowledgeable Senior Quantity Surveyor
  • Experience in NEC & JCT form of contracts
  • Proven ability to deliver a wide range of technically challenging projects to meet and exceed client expectations
  • Experience in successfully implementing plans/projects on time and within budget
  • Ability to effectively plan and manage budgets and resources
  • Evidence of high levels of customer service and satisfaction
  • Experience in successfully managing performance and providing constructive feedback
  • A thorough working knowledge of current building legislation
  • Demonstrates good understanding of the political structure and role of elected members
  • Ability to work collaboratively both with own service and across other services


  • Degree in Quantity Surveying or similar technical qualification (HND HNC)
  • Working towards professional qualification status (MCIOB/MRICS) (desirable)


  • IT literate
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to deal with clients & internal staff
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills
  • Management and leadership

Interested applicants must be eligible to work legally in the UK.

Should you feel you have what it takes to be successful in this role then we would love to hear from you.

Employee referral scheme - refer a friend or family member to work for Galldris. We look forward to hearing from you.

Galldris is an Equal Opportunities employer and does not discriminate against any protected characteristic.

Please note: We are not using recruitment agencies for this role. In the event of speculative CV submissions, no fees will be applicable.

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