Senior Quantity Surveyor

Website AdvanceTRS Advance Training and Recruitment Services

Technical recruiters for the built environment

Job Title: Senior Quantity Surveyor

Salary: Up to £70k+ car OR car allowance

Location: Durham, UK

Type: Perm / Full time / Hybrid

The Role:

Our clients Commercial Team is growing, and we are looking for an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor to join the team as the business grows. This is a hybrid position, with homeworking and working from our client’s office in Durham.

We are happy to receive applications from candidates with a strong commercial background regardless of sector we want to hear from you! Join our client’s team as they go into some exciting times within their Utilities business.


  • Support the Commercial Team to ensure compliance with systems, processes, and procedures on Contracts
  • Work within strict deadlines required under the Contract(s) and as required
  • Financial monitoring and reporting of Contracts assigned
  • Assisting and establishing suitable construction contracts with clients to suit procurement needs
  • Preparation of accurate financial statements in respect of Contracts assigned
  • Ensuring proper administration of the Contract requirements including all variations (changes) to the works
  • Commercial completion of the Contracts including maintaining contemporary records for use in supporting claims, extensions of time, and evaluation of variations
  • Manage the appointment and ongoing management of subcontractors including payment applications, final accounts etc
  • Ensure prompt submission of invoices and/or applications of payment to clients
  • Assist Business Development in producing information for PQQ’s and Tenders
  • Develop the Commercial and Operations Team through training and mentoring
  • Responsible for Commercial Staff under direct control in respect of timekeeping, technical training, development, resourcing, performance reviews


  • Experience in NEC3 or 4 Contracts with target cost, fixed price, and/or cost reimbursable mechanisms
  • Experience in framework and contract mechanisms
  • Experience in Infrastructure and Non Infrastructure within the water industry preferable
  • Experience in working in a multi-disciplinary environment
  • Experience in the preparation of interim and final accounts


  • Clean Driving Licence
  • Develop team through training and mentoring
  • Ability to work within a delivery team with multiple drivers

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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