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Senior / Managing Quantity Surveyor

Job Title: Senior / Managing Quantity Surveyor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: 50000 - 55000
REF: 481/33
Contact Name: Jacqueline Entwistle
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 4 years ago

Job Description

London - 481/33

Due to continued growth we are looking to appoint a Senior / Managing Quantity Surveyor to assist in overseeing the delivery of a variety of projects within our Quantity Surveying team. You will be supporting the team to generate project solutions and work on developments for Clients within the public and private sectors, including residential, leisure, healthcare and commercial.

The main responsibilities include overseeing the pre and post contract services carried out by the team including; cost planning, preparing tender and contract documentation, contract administration and acting as Employer’s Agent, preparing interim payments and cost reports and agreeing final accounts. You will share your technical expertise through developing and supporting a team of Quantity Surveyors.

You will have at least 1 to 3 years post qualified experience with 5 years operational experience as a Quantity Surveyor in the UK market with the ability to motivate and inspire a dedicated team of professionals. If you are a Project Surveyor looking for your next step up to Senior Surveyor, or a Senior Surveyor seeking a Company that is committed to developing and rewarding its people, then this is the ideal role for you.

Skills and Personal Specification

MRICS qualified as a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with 1 to 3 years post qualified experience.
A minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Quantity Surveyor in the UK market with the ability to act as Employer’s Agent, Contract Administrator and Project Co-ordinator.
Knowledge of JCT contracts.
Ability to prepare budget estimates and costs plans.
Ability to act on behalf of a funder as an Independent Monitoring Surveyor.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Positive approach to team working and the ability to self-manage and prioritise.
Committed to innovation and continuous improvement.
Ability to build and maintain Client relationships.
Literacy, numeracy and ICT skills.
Our Values

Our work is driven by our Values and as an individual you will be:
Reliable – Innovative – Responsive – Transparent – Collaborative – Valuable
Rewards and Benefits

Highly Competitive Salary.
Annual Salary Reviews.
Bonus Scheme.
23 days leave, rising to 28 with MRICS, plus 1 extra day for each full years’ service up to a maximum of 5 days.
Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme.
Laptop and iPhone for work and personal use.
Company Away Days.
Career progression opportunities.
Full support in maintaining Chartered status including access to CPD and training events, funded RICS subscription and training fees and on-going training reviews.


We receive a high number of applications on a daily basis so we can only respond to successful applications. If you do not hear from us within 3 working days please assume your application has not been taken forward on this occasion. We may contact you in the future about other suitable positions.

Real Recruitment Solutions is committed to a policy of equal opportunities across all areas of our business and at all stages in the selection process. Acting in accordance with the Equality Act 2010, we treat everyone equally irrespective of sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital status, age, disability, race, ethnic or national origin, religion, political beliefs or membership or non-membership of a Trade Union.

From advertising vacancies, conducting candidate searches, selecting CVs, discussing vacancies and submitting details to clients through to interview preparation and at offer stage, Real Recruitment Solutions ensure that each candidate is assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and ability to perform the relevant duties required by the particular vacancy.

Real Recruitment Solutions place an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with this policy and consistently review regulations to ensure our policy is updated and relevant across all aspects of recruitment in order to avoid unlawful or undesirable discrimination.