Senior Quantity Surveyor (Ref: 32044)

17 March 2021
Exeter, Devon
up to £55,000
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Abatec are recruiting for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join a tier 1 civil engineering contractor in Devon. The company are working on a multi-million-pound water framework. The appointed candidate will be office based and responsible for two to four projects whilst also guiding a small team.
As a Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will:
  • Ensure that all commercial processes, tools and governance for the contract are fit for purpose and operating efficiently
  • Work closely with the Commercial Manager
  • Be responsible for overall financial control of any given project from pre-construction to completion stage.
  • Oversee the running of junior surveyors.
  • Ensure robust and manageable contracts are in place with supply chain partner
  • Be involved with the supplier negotiations for local purchase agreements
  • Review and monitor costs, forecasts and budgets
  • Lead challenge to operational teams on monthly results
Our client requires a Senior Quantity Surveyor with:
  • Previous experience of working on water frameworks, with excellent knowledge of the NEC suite of contracts ideally within the water sector
  • Demonstrable experience of working for a main contractor ideally in projects in excess of £50M
  • A degree or post graduate qualification in Quantity Surveying, or an associated construction related qualification.
  • A high level of proficiency in MS Office, including Excel, Outlook and Word is required for this role
Salary & benefits:
  • Salary up to £55,000
  • Car/car allowance
  • Contribution pension
  • 25 days holiday + holiday
  • Flexible working
If you would like more information, or to apply for this vacancy, please contact David Hughes on 01934 635025. The reference for this vacancy is 32044. Alternatively, you can email your current CV (in MS Word format) to
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