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Date Added: Thu 21/04/2022

Quantity Surveyor

Portsmouth, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £40000/annum up to £40k

Quantity Surveyor

Portsmouth Naval Base

Full-time, Permanent (8-5 Mon-Fri)

Up to £40k


We are looking for a competent and independent member commercial department, capable of controlling all phases of cost management, from inception through to completion.

Maintain and contribute to the company's robust commercial procedures, identifying and minimizing risk whilst taking advantage of opportunities as they arise.

Liaise with other parties, both internally and externally, developing positive relationships

Main Duties:

Analysis of requirements and production of contract lifecycle cost plan

Provide support and clarification to stakeholders in relation to contract queries

Produce comprehensive quotations

Control all aspects of project or contract cost management

Engage with supply chain and conduct procurement, including framework contracts

Understand the implications of H&S regulations and industry requirements

Authorisation of supply chain invoices and settling accounts

Carry out invoicing and applications as appropriate

Pricing billable works and agreeing variations

Produce cash flow forecasts as necessary

Maintain and contribute to robust commercial procedures

Identify, analyse and develop responses to commercial risks

Maintain & develop a knowledge of industry developments and practices

Building & maintaining effective working relations with other departments

Carry out any reasonable request from your line manager

Key Skills:

Confidential and trustworthy with strong integrity

Confident and dynamic self-starter able to work on your own whilst following established working practices

Well organised with meticulous attention to detail

Highly Numerate

Strong written and verbal communication with good negotiation

skills Effective time management skills and able to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Adaptable, flexible and able to multitask

Computer literate and able to use a wide selection of software tools

Tenacious and determined

Approachable team player with good interpersonal skills

Excellent English language skills (written & spoken)

Required Skills and Abilities:


Industry relevant qualification

Commercial experience in a construction or maintenance environment

Management of project costs

Knowledge of facilities management processes

Working relationships with clients and supply chain

Microsoft Office software


Estimating and SoR's

Contract Variation management

Formal Quantity Surveying qualification

M&E experience

Forms of contract and risk management

Personal Qualities and Attributes:

Self-motivated and able to use own initiative

High level of attention to detail

Methodical and thorough approach to work

Highly organised

Ability to prioritise workload

Good team player

Expected Behaviours:

Health & Safety

To follow relevant legal requirements and the Company Health & Safety Policy
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