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Senior Quantity Surveyor - Plymouth, Devon

  • Location South West England
  • Type Permanent
  • Salary £55,000 - £65,000 + Car Allowance £3500
  • Ref 13914
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Senior Quantity Surveyor Job in Plymouth, Devon

A Senior Quantity Surveyor job now available, to join a Building Top 150 multidisciplinary construction consultancy, based in Plymouth, Devon, covering projects across the South West. The role offers a salary of £55,000 – £65,000 + Car Allowance £3500.

The multidisciplinary consultancy is made of 6 offices across the Southwest and South Coast and London and circa 120 staff, they offer design, building surveying, quantity surveying, project management, town planning and urban design services to a multitude of different sectors including education, residential, commercial and the public sector. This role will be working on a variety of projects across these sectors for both refurbishment and new build projects.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Working within the QS team reporting to the Associate QS
  • Managing projects across The South West
  • Participate in design team meetings with reporting and advice to clients
  • Supervise junior members of staff
  • Document management in accordance with QA procedures
  • Preparation of cost advice in accordance with RICS guidance notes (including
    order of cost estimates, viability reports, reinstatement cost assessments
    formal cost plans, cash-flow forecasts, life cycle and whole life costs, etc.)
  • Preparation of tender documentation and administration of tender process
  • Preparation of contracts
  • Post-contract cost management (e.g. administering change control processes, valuing variations, assessing contractor’s claims)
  • Preparing valuations for progress payments
  • Preparation of post contract cost reports
  • Preparation of final accounts
  • Attend and chair site meetings.

Required Skills & Experience

  • 3+ Years’ experience as a Quantity Surveyor
  • Ideally from a consultancy background
  • Experienced in either residential, commercial, education or public sector
  • Ideally refurbishment and new build experience
  • Experienced in pre-contract through to final accounts
  • Ideally MRICS or very close to being chartered.

What you get back

  • £55,000 – £65,000
  • Car Allowance £3500
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays (rising with years of service up to 27 days)
  • Flexible/remote working
  • Regular and committed training and CPD opportunities
  • Private Healthcare
  • Excellent enhanced pension scheme
  • Enhanced sick pay scheme (including long-term sickness insurance)
  • Access to 24/7 counseling through employee assistance helpline
  • Exclusive restaurant, travel and retail discounts.
  • Access to free independent 1 to 1 financial advice.


If you meet the criteria above, send us your CV and portfolio. We receive a large number of applications so if you do not hear back within 7 days consider your application unsuccessful this time. We will keep a copy of your details on file for future vacancies.

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Senior Quantity Surveyor Job in Plymouth, Devon – Your Property Recruitment Specialists (Recruiter: Kelly Armour Job Ref: 13914) #LI-KA1

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