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£60,000 - £65,000 + package


North West




Quantity Surveying Consultancy


Senior Quantity Surveyor

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Senior Quantity Surveyor



Job Description

Our client, a leading consultancy firm specializing in quantity surveying, cost management, and fund monitoring services, is seeking an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor / Employers Agent to join their vibrant team in Manchester.

Company Overview: Renowned for their expertise in delivering high-value projects ranging from £50m to £150m, our client operates across diverse sectors such as Student Accommodation, High-rise Residential PRS, Offices, and Sports Facilities. Committed to innovation and value-driven solutions, they invite an accomplished professional to contribute to their success.

Position Overview: As a Senior Quantity Surveyor / Employers Agent, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing the cost aspects of projects in various sectors. This includes providing expert cost advice, managing budgets, and ensuring successful financial project delivery.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage all cost-related aspects throughout the project lifecycle, including cost planning, budgeting, and control.
  • Prepare detailed cost estimates, tender documents, and conduct cost analysis and valuation of work in progress.
  • Cultivate strong client relationships, offering expert cost advice aligned with project objectives.
  • Monitor project budgets, track expenditures, and implement cost-effective measures for enhanced project profitability.
  • Identify and assess project risks related to cost, providing effective strategies for risk mitigation.
  • Administer contracts, managing variations, claims, and settlements.
  • Lead and mentor junior members of the cost management team, providing guidance and support.
  • Prepare regular cost reports, financial forecasts, and documentation for clients and stakeholders.
  • Ensure projects adhere to industry standards and client specifications, emphasizing value delivery.


  • Bachelor’s degree in quantity surveying, construction management, or a related field.
  • Ideally Chartered status with a recognized professional institution (e.g., RICS).
  • Proven experience as a Senior Quantity Surveyor / Employers Agent in specified sectors.
  • Strong knowledge of construction contracts (e.g., NEC, JCT).
  • Proficiency in cost estimating and project management software.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and leadership skills.
  • Attention to detail and strong analytical abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.

What They Offer:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunity to work on diverse and prestigious projects in multiple sectors.
  • Professional development and training opportunities.
  • A collaborative and supportive work environment.
  • Career growth prospects within a respected consultancy firm.

If you are a seasoned Senior Quantity Surveyor / Employers Agent with a passion for delivering successful projects in sectors such as Student Accommodation, High-rise Residential PRS, Offices, and Sports Facilities, and are looking to join a reputable consultancy with a fantastic culture and working environment, we invite you to apply.

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