Lorcan Friel

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31+ days ago


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O'Neill & Brennan are currently recruiting a Senior Quantity Surveyor for a Civil Engineering contractor based in Stoke. Candidates MUST have experience in high civils/rail projects and must have minimum 5 years’ experience in a Quantity Surveyor Role role.

The Role:

  • Working closely with the existing commercial and operational team to ensure our clients   remain happy with the relationship built over many years.
  • To be aware of construction and civils engineering principles and methods relating to the works undertake
  • Establish and develop commercial valuation process and management of procurement procedures.
  • To maximise the planned gross margin on projects and support the achievement of the project's budgeted profitability.
  • Update EoL forecast 2 weekly basis in conjunction with PMs/APMs and Agents based on Prompt presentation of all applications for payment, including all contractual entitlements.
  • Preparation and presentation of forward work schedules and cash flows.
  • Procurement, negotiation and placing of sub-contract Orders.
  • Financial and commercial management of sub-contractors through to settlement of theirfinal accounts.
  • Ensuring that all contractual letters/ notices and information are presented in accordance with the contract requirements.
  • Preparation of appropriate documentation in support of additional payment, variations, claims etc.
  • Commercial support to the site and contracts management team.
  • Commercial support to the estimating and procurement teams.
  • Overview and support of quantity surveyors under training as appropriate.


  • Higher level education (degree in Quantity Surveying or equivalent qualification.
  • IT skills essential MS Excel, Word, and Project
  • Excellent commercial and contractual experience
  • Proven experience in a similar role
  • Experience of client and sub-contractor management
  • Good, sound knowledge of Rail and civils industry
  • Proven communication skills
  • Excellent client liaison and negotiation skills
  • Excellent numerical and report writing skills

This is a permanent position and to apply, or for more information, please forward your CV to Lorcan Friel at

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