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Daniel Laming

Date Posted: 15-Jan-19


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Quantity Surveyor - External Envelope -

United Kingdom

Quantity Surveyor

£50,000 - £80,000 per annum


About the Client:

My Client specialises in the Curtain Walling company with over 40 years’ experience within the industry. They now are looking for a Quantity Surveyor to work in their office in North London to enhance their Commercial department

About the Role:

  • To work in cohesion with the Commercial Director.
  • Responsibility for the Preparation and submission of Interim applications for payment / invoices to client
  • Responsibility for the preparation, valuation and agreement of variations to contract
  • Possess the ability to produce cost value reconciliation reports
  • Possess the ability to prepare Sub-contract orders; Valuations and Final Accounts.
  • Responsibility for preparing and agreeing Final Accounts.
  • To agree sub-contract packages and job specifics; authorising sub-contract payments along with agreement to day work, ensuring variations are properly recorded and recovered on a monthly basis
  • To provide cost analysis to assist the Project Managers and Finance Manager with mid-month cost to complete forecasts.
  • Responsibility for maintaining good quality and accurate records
  • Attending and contributing to regular project progress meetings
  • Visiting sites and liaising with main contractor QS / site team


  • Customer focus, both externally and internally
  • IT skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Results Focus
  • Teamwork/Collaboration
  • Listening & Communication
  • Initiative & Risk Taking
  • Networking

About the Candidate:

  • Possess good knowledge of the Construction Industry and excellent commercial awareness, strong business acumen and effective negotiation skills
  • Must have sub-contractor experience
  • Project programming and delay management. Familiarity with Asta Powerproject would be useful but not essential
  • HNC/Degree in Quantity Surveying preferred
  • 5+ years post-qualification experience in contracting/QS work preferred
  • Highly motivated and self-disciplined, able to manage own time, prioritise requirements and multi-task, with good organisational skills
  • Good financial and numeracy management skills
  • The ability to absorb complex information and assess requirements readily

Points of Appeal:

  • Company Going Places
  • Great Company to work for
  • High Value Projects
  • Major Player


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