Senior Quantity Surveyor

REPORTING TO: Associate/Commercial Director

Role Responsibilities

  • Track project deliverables and ensure that commercial and administrative systems, budgets and cost control procedures are utilised.
  • Manage commercial teams to drive successful delivery of all projects and lead the commercial planning and implementation of project.
  • Carry out an in-depth review of all tender documentation and identify any risk or potential gains
  • Review and approve selected contractors /suppliers
  • Ensure Contractual correspondence in accordance with contract terms inclusive of detailed analysis and documentation of EOT notifications and claims etc
  • Continuously monitor the project to ensure that it stays on time and in budget
  • Assist with and manage the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables.
  • Reporting on actual costs v estimate and identifying underlying reasons for any variance and resolutions, highlight, challenge and resolve variance to latest plans.
  • Present reports defining project progress, problems and solutions.
  • Ensure clients achieve their stated objectives through close teamwork, proactive cost control and the provision of contractual advice;
  • Ensures Subcontracts are properly prepared and managed to reflect agreed scope including compliance with all responses to communications, payments, compensation events, programme submissions etc.,
  • Ensure all project team members (including site staff) understand contractual arrangements to meet Client and partner requirements


  • Develops and maintains strong client relationships and leverage opportunities for repeat business
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of the various forms of contract used in the construction industry RIAI FIDIC JCT etc.
  • Ensure commercial goals are achieved
  • Demonstrates commercial acumen – with advanced knowledge of the market and competition
  • Delegates effectively and empowers appropriately
  • Experience of managing and leading teams - clear personal and team goals
  • Ability to critically evaluate documents
  • Demonstrates strong report writing skills

Personal Spec

  • Confident and competent communicator.
  • Ability to build effective relationships with stakeholders.
  • Leads with confidence and motivates staff.
  • Results focused.

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