Quantity Surveying Recruitment Consultancy

In the last 15 years, Vertical Recruitment have become recognised for our specialist expertise and services in the recruitment of Quantity Surveyors into sector-leading organisations and consultancies within the built environment.

Based in the North West (Manchester), but covering the entire UK, we pride ourselves on the tailored approach we apply to the needs of each individual client, as we match those needs with the most capable candidates and experience to perfectly suit the role.

We’ve developed into one of the most recognisable brands in Built-environment Recruitment in the North of England, making us the ideal choice for organisations looking to recruit graduate or highly experienced Quantity Surveyors for any project within the building or infrastructure industry. Whether your needs are to place a candidate into a permanent role, or your requirements are project and contract based, we find the most talented applicants and match them perfectly to roles needed for our clients.

To do this, we draw on our many years of expertise in the field, offering unmatched insight and depth of knowledge that benefits employers and applicants alike by ensuring every candidate we shortlist for every vacancy is a good fit for the role. Furthermore, because we have been recruiting in this specialist field for over a decade, we have existing relationships and a strong talent pool to draw on, no matter what requisites a particular Quantity Surveyor role may have.

Specialist Recruitment for Quantity Surveying Consultancies

Vertical Recruitment’s directors have more than 15 years of proven track record recruiting into Quantity Surveying Consultancy roles, with a solid appreciation of the talent required for this highly skilled discipline.

Quantity Surveyors are highly valued professionals; in its 2019 Salary Survey, RICS found 64% of respondents had received a pay rise in the previous year, and residential surveyors’ base salary was up by a staggering 14.3% year-on-year.

It’s no surprise that Quantity Surveyors are considered so important to their employers, as their knowledge is crucial to assessing the profitability and financial viability of all kinds of construction works.

This can span several different types of Quantity Surveyor jobs – including, but not limited to:

  • Graduate Quantity Surveyor
  • Cost Manager
  • Senior Quantity Surveyor
  • Associate Director Quantity Surveyor
  • Director / Partner Quantity Surveyor
  • Commercial Manager
  • Freelance Quantity Surveyor
  • Claims & Dispute Resolution
  • Cost Engineer

We can find the best candidate for an individual Quantity Surveyor role or, if your organisation is very large or has an ongoing need for Quantity Surveying candidates, we can provide a unique retained recruitment service so you can call on us at any time.

Vertical Recruitment recognise the need for appropriate industry qualifications in order to work in this field. As such, we focus on candidates who hold a RICS-accredited undergraduate degree in Commercial Management or Quantity Surveying or have taken a suitable RICS-accredited postgraduate conversion course following completion of a different degree programme.

For senior roles, we also appreciate the value of experience, and will seek to find candidates who have proven their capabilities time and time again in previous Quantity Surveying roles or related disciplines.

Quantity Surveying Claims & Dispute Resolution


The UK has become a leading jurisdiction for the resolution of building claims and disputes, with the majority of claims being that of ‘Quantum disputes’ with cases completed on average faster than anywhere else in the world; according to Arcadis, in 2020 alone resolution time in the UK became 23% faster.

Maintaining this world-leading position requires highly qualified and experienced Quantity Surveyors who can advise on claims and disputes, bringing cases to an agreeable outcome faster and with less total cost.

Vertical Recruitment have the understanding and expertise necessary to match the most talented candidates with Quantity Surveying Claims & Dispute Resolution roles, to deliver maximum value for our clients, and to support the UK’s pole position in this important industry discipline.

To find out more, or to put your name forwards as a candidate to be considered for Claims & Dispute Resolution jobs in Quantity Surveying, contact Vertical Recruitment today and we can start your search.