Senior Quantity Surveyor

1st Select
Norwich, Norfolk
Closing date
14 Dec 2021

View more

Contract Type
Quantity Surveyor
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Job Details


  • Prepare feasibility studies, preliminary estimates, cost plans, databases, tenders and provide advice on the economics of design at the early stages of a project and the use of whole life costing techniques.
  • Responsible for the p reparation of high quality tender documentation.
  • Undertaking pricing documentation during tender period.
  • Examine and analyse tenders and negotiate contract sums, preparation of cost breakdowns and initial cost profile.
  • Utilise project management techniques to manage resources effectively to ensure all commissions are completed to agreed targets.
  • Apply and report on the principles of risk management.
  • Control all post contract procedures, assist Contract Administrators in the preparation of relevant post contract variations and certificates under the contract.
  • Prepare final accounts, obtaining the agreement of the contractor and manage audit procedures.
  • Build strong and long term relationships with key stakeholders, monitoring and acting upon feedback.
  • Responsible for identifying new business opportunities.
  • Provide robust performance management information and manage resources effectively.
  • Manage all projects in a proactive and efficient manner, continually seeking new and innovative ways of working.
  • Ensure legal compliance with contract law and share best practice within other teams.
  • This role requires frequent travel to other offices and sites as required .
  • Fee earning at 90%, and contribute to the achievement of business plan objectives and targets.
  • Carry out duties appropriate to the grade of the post
  • Promote continuous improvement and deliver demonstrable high quality products and services which embrace quality standards.


  • Professional membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and be working or prepared to work towards Chartered status
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in a related discipline
  • Holds a current site card or is prepared to immediately attain
  • Extensive experience in a similar or related role
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent numeracy and analytical skills
  • Knowledge of common construction contracts i.e. NEC3, BCT
  • Familiar with relevant construction, health and safety legislation and risks and hazards associated with asbestos


1st Select is a specialist recruitment company in the built environment. We work on both a permanent and contract basis depending on the clients needs.

As a company dedicated to solely technical recruitment, we have accumulated a wealth of invaluable specialist knowledge. We believe that clear communication is key to our success and our consultants have passion for delivering a high and transparent level of service to both the clients and candidates.

Find Us
Prospect House
Sovereign Street
United Kingdom

Apply for Senior Quantity Surveyor

Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required

Your file must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, or .rtf. No larger than 1MB
Selected file:
Your communication preferences

When you apply for a job we will send your application to the named employer, who may contact you. By applying for a job listed on RICS Recruit you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please contact us. All emails will contain a link in the footer to enable you to unsubscribe at any time.

You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert

Similar Jobs