Quantity Surveyor
Sutton in Ashfield

Quantity Surveyor

Ref: 745| Posted: 4th Jun 2024

Edwards Employment Solutions Ltd are an award-winning, independent recruiter who support ‘employers of choice’ across the East Midlands and Yorkshire.  We partner with a wide range of companies within the Industrial, Engineering and Office Support sectors, bringing excellent career opportunities to YOU!

We are currently recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor, to join the team at our Engineering client, based in Nottinghamshire.

They are a well-established and market leading engineering contractor, with strong links to the water and nuclear industries.

This is a permanent vacancy. You will be a direct employee, from day one.

Salary details & package

  • Market value salary package
  •  33 days holiday (including Public holidays)
  • Holiday buy back scheme - up to 5 days
  • Pension contributions - 4%
  •  Performance bonus/incentives
  • Extra days holiday around Christmas
  • Company car/car allowance/fuel card - eligible roles
  • Professional development initiatives through our Academy
  •  New employee finders fee/refer a friend (£500)
  • Electric vehicle charging
  • Emotional assistance programs (mental and emotional wellbeing)
  • Company sick pay
  • Free parking
  • Free tea/coffee
  • Company workwear
  • Social events - run by Social Committee
  • Long service awards
  • Health screening
  • Jury Service - Financial support scheme
  •  Christmas gift voucher

The Role – (Quantity Surveyor)

As a Quantity Surveyor you will be responsible for managing  the budget and contractual relationships of the companies’ projects 

  • Ensure all projects and sub-contracts are kept in line with programme and tendered budgets
  • Identify and weigh up all commercial risks
  • Manage budgets and overseeing payment and ensure all projects reach the correct standards.
  • Provide weekly and monthly data to meet KPI’s, monitoring and reporting on trends to inform the business
  • Any other duties assigned in line with the scope and seniority of the role

Other Responsibilities

  • To understand and adhere to Company policies and procedures
  • Comply with company Health and Safety policies, procedures and codes of practice
  • Demonstrate and uphold Company values

The Candidate-YOU!

Must have:

  • At least 2 years’ experience in contract reporting
  • Good communication skills verbally and in writing
  • Good negotiating and influencing skills to command professional respect at all levels.
  • Highly competent in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  •  Solution focused
  • Ability to foster strong and collaborative working relationships at all levels
  • Ability to process information accurately, quickly and logically.
  • Ability to introduce new ideas and drive improvements with scope of the role
  • Recognises the importance of a team ethos
  • Willingness to undertake professional development, which may entail working in your time to achieve


  •  Ideally a professional qualification in a subject relevant to the role
  • Understanding of the current NEC 3 and NEC 4 contracts
  • Negotiation skills and evidence-based reporting 

Do you feel you match the criteria? Contact us today!

Please apply today with a current CV, or call the office for a chat about your suitability on 01246 886366.

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