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Quantity Surveyor


Location: Windsor (UK)

Type: Permanent

Reference: TBC


Simpson Booth's client, an environmental services company offering drain cleaning services to business and residential customers, seek a Quantity Surveyor.

The successful candidate will be actively involved in future development by helping to deliver a continuous flow of new business and identifying opportunities in both competitive tendering and new projects. The successful candidate will ensure robust, accurate and innovative advice is delivered to clients to align with their needs and objectives.

Job Specification:

  • Prepare draft applications for Project Manager approval, value completed work and arrange payments
  • Own and Manage all Contractual correspondence and communication
  • Develop and own a weekly CVR process and commercial reporting process
  • Undertake cost analysis for project work
  • Perform risk, value management and cost control
  • Advise on a Procurement Strategy
  • Identify, analyse and develop responses to commercial risks
  • Provide advice on contractual claims
  • Maintain awareness of the different forms of contract in current use
  • Managing all aspects of the estimating process at enquiry stage
  • Pursue opportunities and prepare tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities
  • Prepare and analyse costings for tenders
  • Production of robust estimates
  • Efficiently and effectively plan workload balance between site survey visits and quotations
  • Prepare and issue sub-contract enquiries and assessment of quotations upon receipt
  • Pricing and purchasing Materials, Labour and Sub-Contractors for contracts

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Relevant experience gained in a commercial environment, preferably in the field of environmental services
  • Experience of working to strict operational regulations
  • Experience of working in a dynamic environment to identify changing hazards and risks
  • BSC (Hons) in Quantity Surveying / Commercial Management (or equivalent)
  • Member of or working towards RICS (or equivalent)
  • Knowledge and understanding of NEC type contracts Skill and Abilities
  • Able to demonstrate excellent customer focus skills and awareness with clients, Site Operatives, Managers and Office
  • The ability to complete reports to a high standard
  • Ability to multi-task and problem solve within a dynamic environment
  • Excellent time management capability

Due to the high levels of interest in our advertised vacancies and the number of applications we receive, Simpson Booth regrets that it may not be possible to respond to all submissions. If you have not heard from Simpson Booth regarding your application within 14 days please assume that, in this instance, you have been unsuccessful.