Managing Quantity Surveyor

Job Location


Published By

BPIC Network

Type of Job

Full Time

Published Date

17 May 2021, 21:00:00

About the job

People at this level will manage a function, a number of managers, or an income stream.

In operations they will manage multi-disciplinary construction projects or medium-sized sites and their associated activities from conception through to completion, delivering work that meets project requirements, customer satisfaction, and in accordance with our standards. They will play a major role in ensuring Health, Safety and Environmental Policies are delivered.

In commercial, they will manage contracts and may lead on a framework, project, special works, or design


  • Provide accurate financial reporting on individual projects

  • Collate, review financially and report on other projects within her/his remit

  • Supervise, support and advise direct reports

  • Place subcontracts in accordance with the main contract policies and procedures

  • Advise other project surveyors of opportunities to maximise values and
    minimise costs.

  • Ensure direct reports follow the correct procedures

  • Monitor sub contractor against programme and ensure direct reports do
    likewise and offer advice and support on problem areas

  • Monitor internal expenditure against budget and ensure direct reports do

  • Ensure consistent and accurate forecasting

  • Implement and monitor all commercial systems and procedures and ensure
    effective operation

  • Ensure effective communication to all parties

  • Maximise efficiency of reporting techniques/systems

  • Utilise and develop relevant commercial I.T. systems currently in place

  • Maintain awareness of health and safety requirements and

  • Input into site activities where appropriate

  • Predict, offer support and advise on effective management of risk

  • Ensure inadequate performance is recognised and dealt with appropriately

  • Set and monitor objectives for surveyors and other direct reports

  • Promote encourage and manage effective team work

  • Provide feedback on objectives and identify training and development needs
    for self and direct reports

  • Support training and development needs

  • Support and develop other team members commercial and contractual

  • Ensure own management and skill base is developed and ensure staff do the

  • Proactively keep up to date with industry initiatives and communicate to direct

  • Interview junior surveying staff to first interview

  • Identify potential successors and inform own line manager


  • BSc or HND in Quantity Surveying or other equivalent commercially related

  • Preferably qualified to CIOB or RICS accreditation

  • Relevant CSCS Card

  • Comprehensive level of commercial experience preferably with a contracting

  • Used to working on own initiative with knowledge of the procurement of subcontractors
    and the monthly measurement cycle associated with this

  • Understanding of suppliers’ business and current commitments to other

  • Local market knowledge


Competitive salary plus excellent company benefits

About us

BPIC working on behalf of our client. Our mission is to increase the participation of BAME individuals in the industry whilst also empowering and educating individuals along the way. We champion the importance of diversity within the industry by directly providing solutions for organisations to create inclusive work environments and attract a diverse workforce. The network is dedicated to delivering solutions for participants that work in all areas of the industry from major infrastructure projects, fit-outs, SMEs to specialist professions that support our industry such as tech, law & finance.