Senior Quantity Surveyor – UK – Midlands – CCUK2028

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We are currently recruiting for a Senior Quantity Surveyor based in the UK, the successful candidate will work with a dynamic team and have the opportunity to grow their knowledge and experience. Location is hybrid, and ideally be able to be on site three days per week.

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining good relations with clients and their representatives.
  • Representing the Company’s interest at meetings held relating to the work under their control.
  • Supporting staff to perform commercial/contractual duties as necessary.
  • Liaising with other departments to provide information to improve the service provided and received by the Commercial, Financial Departments
  • Preparation of monthly, interim and final valuations, applications for payment, reconciliations of valuations and costs, and certification of amounts for contract, sub-contractors, specialists and suppliers.
  • Providing the necessary information to enable an accurate and regular review of cash flow and position on contracts to be maintained.
  • Recovery of all monies to which the Company is entitled in return for all work undertaken.
  • In conjunction with the Procurement Manager, placing of supplier agreements and sub-contracts on work under the Quantity Surveyor’s control.
  • Providing support, guidance, training and mentorship to develop the commercial team.

Duties include:

  • Ensure understanding and adherence to all contract obligations by stakeholders.
  • Prepare detailed projected financial outcomes and valuation, cost reconciliations for contract control meetings.
  • Liaise with other departments to provide controls to operate during progress of contracts.
  • Prepare, submit and agree interim and final valuations with client representatives.
  • Prepare contract final accounts.
  • Ensure that supplier agreements & sub-contracts are placed, managed in accordance with Company procedure.
  • Ensure that all instructions received from client’s representatives are acted upon and all contract obligations are adhered to.
  • Ensure the company’s interest are fully protected by contractual compliance.
  • Organise, in liaison with senior management, the preparation of contractual claims.
  • Provide the Commercial Manager with sufficient information to enable the preparation of monthly and quarterly records of cash flow controls to be maintained.
  • Advise senior management of all issues which may have an impact on the performance of the Company, whether commercial, operational or otherwise.
  • Ensuring that Coffey HSQE Management Systems and processes are adhered to, implemented and maintained.
  • Provide contractual support to the project teams.
  • Ad hoc duties as job requires.


  • A relevant degree in Quantity Surveying/Engineering (or similar) from a UK or Irish University to support your competency in the role.
  • Diploma in Construction law would be advantageous.
  • 5 – 10 years + relevant experience required.
  • Must have experience in supporting large civil infrastructure projects.
  • Strong commercial focus.
  • Experience in Public Works Contracts in Ireland or UK is essential.
  • A member of the relevant Professional Institution.
  • Full Clean Irish/UK/EU Driving License.
  • Authorised to work in the UK.
  • Strong NEC3/4 experience.
  • Pro-active attitude.


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