Job title: Senior Quantity Surveyor
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Wapping Wharf, UK
Job published: 05-12-2023
Job ID: 33552

Job Description

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor - New Build Project

Location: Bristol, United Kingdom

High profile, Long-term Project

Strong local portfolio of work

Good reputation as an employer and builder

Company Overview: A leading construction and development firm known for delivering high-quality projects across the Southwest

We are currently seeking a skilled and experienced Quantity Surveyor to join our dynamic team for an exciting new build project in Bristol.

Position Overview: As a Quantity Surveyor, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the successful financial and contractual management of the project. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in quantity surveying, with a focus on new build construction projects. This is an excellent opportunity for a proactive and detail-oriented professional to contribute to the success of a high-profile development in Bristol.


  1. Cost Management: Efficiently manage project costs, including budgeting, forecasting, and financial reporting.
  2. Contract Administration: Administer and manage contracts, ensuring compliance and minimizing risks.
  3. Tendering: Prepare and analyze tender documents, manage the tendering process, and negotiate contracts.
  4. Value Engineering: Identify opportunities for value engineering and cost-saving measures without compromising quality.
  5. Financial Reporting: Provide accurate and timely financial reports to senior management.
  6. Subcontractor Management: Evaluate and manage subcontractor performance, including payments and variations.
  7. Risk Management: Proactively identify and manage project risks, implementing mitigation strategies as needed.
  8. Client Relations: Build and maintain positive relationships with clients and stakeholders.


  1. Qualifications: Degree /HND in Quantity Surveying or a related field.
  2. Experience: Proven experience as a Quantity Surveyor, preferably on new build projects.
  3. Skills: Strong analytical, negotiation, and communication skills. Proficient in relevant software tools.
  4. Certification: Membership in a relevant professional body (e.g., RICS) is desirable.
  5. Team Player: Ability to work collaboratively within a team and coordinate with various stakeholders.

How to Apply: If you are a motivated Quantity Surveyor with a passion for delivering successful construction projects, please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience to Avocet Recruitment Ltd

Application Deadline: Jan 2024

Note: We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Avocet Recruitment is committed to providing a positive and inclusive workplace environment. We look forward to welcoming a new team member who shares our commitment to excellence and innovation in the construction industry.

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