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€65,000 - €85,000 per annum


31+ days ago


Professional & Technical



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O’Neill & Brennan are currently recruiting for an experienced Quantity Surveyor on behalf of our Client, an International Construction Company.

This is a Cork based, permanent position.

Quantity Surveyor responsibilities:

  • Implement commercial strategy.
  • Support the SQS & MQS commercial functions, assisting with & taking responsibility for:
  • Preparing tenders, analysing, selecting appropriate s/cs, negotiation & finalise s/c orders, financial & commercial management of s/cs to Final Account completion.
  • Site records & document control
  • Site measurement records
  • Assisting in the preparation of forecasts, targets & CV reconciliations
  • Valuations
  • Prepare variations with adequate records & details, agree as works progress.
  • Update projected Final Account, prepare & submit in a timely manner Liaise with site management.
  • Liaise with & commercially influence/challenge site management team.
  • Maintain & protect JSS commercial & contractual entitlement.
  • CVR -Be actively involved in & understand the process, maintain independent view.
  • Risk/opportunity - Review & consider.
  • Insurances/warranties - Develop understanding.
  • Cash management - Be aware & be actively involved to ensure good cash management.
  • Tender - Support as required.
  • Manage & oversee AQS & TQS, checking & taking responsibility for their work.
  • Involvement with & take some responsibility for: Maintaining site records, control documents.
  • Simple D&B/CDP contracts
  • D&B contracts
  • Claims & disputes.
  • Understanding of contract law
  • Involvement but no responsibility for contracts over €/£15m
  • Take responsibility for control of traditional contracts.

Quantity Surveyor requires:

  • Educated to degree level and working toward the relevant professional accreditation.
  • JCT
  • CVRs
  • 2-day Safety appreciation - Contract/commercial appreciation
  • CIOB
  • Demonstrate clear written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively utilise a range of technology platforms.
  • Be fully conversant with the use of the Standard Method of Measurement
  • Demonstrate ownership/commercial awareness.
  • Effective time management, organisational, interpersonal and negotiation skills

If you are interested in this role, please send your CV to or call Lorcan on 087 920 0905 for a confidential conversation.



Lorcan Friel

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