Quantity Surveyor - Groundwork Contractor

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Quantity Surveyor - Groundwork Contractor

Location: London Salary: up to £75.000 + benefits

Quantity Surveyor - Groundwork Contractor

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London

With a robust turnover exceeding £50 million, a highly regarded Groundworks Contractor in London is expanding its team and seeking a proactive Quantity Surveyor to take a lead role in project management. As the designated Number 1 on projects, you will contribute to the development of commercial strategies, ensuring the profitability of each project is maintained and maximized.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Commercial Awareness: Demonstrate a strong understanding of commercial aspects and factors influencing project profitability.
  • Document Management: Create, review, and manage tender documentation, contracts, and formal notices. Engage in discussions with suppliers to ensure alignment.
  • Risk Management: Exhibit professional determination to achieve desired outcomes while comprehensively understanding both commercial and financial risks.
  • Project Experience: Prior experience in Groundworks, Piling, and Structures projects ranging from £1 million to £8 million.
  • Negotiation Skills: Display strong negotiation skills and effective resolution abilities.
  • Independence and Collaboration: Independently undertake key activities and maintain effective communication with peers, customers, site managers, engineers, and suppliers.
  • Final Accounts: Contribute to the final accounts process.


The ideal candidate will possess a Quantity Surveying degree with 2-5 years of experience in Groundworks/Civil Contracting, focusing on projects ranging from £1 million to £15 million. Demonstrated determination, hard work ethic, organizational skills, and a keenness to thrive in a competitive environment are essential. A clean driving licence and the ability to drive are prerequisites.

If you meet these requirements and are eager to contribute to our dynamic team, please send your CV to the email address below.

To consistently deliver a recruitment service that's of an exceptional standard and guided by values of performance, trust, transparency and respect.
To work in partnership and thoroughly understand the needs and preferences of both our clients and candidates.
Collaborative, passionate, reliable and adaptable - we do not promise what we cannot deliver.