Senior Quantity Surveyor

Role/Key Responsibilities but not limited to:

  • Lead and develop a team of surveyors to manage all of the company’s projects.
  • Coordinate / lead estimating and tendering function to secure new works and grow the company’s turnover.
  • Agree budgets and set commercial targets for all projects.
  • Agree procurement schedules with individual project surveyors and ensure procurement function is coordinated across the various company divisions.
  • Agree framework deals with key subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Daily / weekly engagement with company accounts department to report on projects costs, value and predicted outturn.
  • Ensure close monitoring of all commercial aspects of projects and adequate recovery of variations.
  • Monitoring and administering construction contracts and ensuring any risks to the company are highlighted and managed appropriately.
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with all project stakeholders.
  • Work closely with Project Managers and key members of the Site Management team to ensure projects are completed in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Lead/ coordinate negotiation of final accounts with clients and sub contractors.
  • Identify and promote new business opportunities.
  • Carry out site feasibility studies, assist with program development, and liaise with design team members.
  • Provide advice at the different stages of design development, comment on constructability issues, lead value engineering process.
  • Ensure commercial management of projects is carried out in a systematic manner in line with our ISO accreditation and develop / improve systems as necessary.


The ideal candidate should possess the following qualifications and skills:

  • Quantity Surveying degree qualification and 5-10 years post qualification experience.
  • Ideally will have experience of a range of projects including Residential, Civil, Commercial, Retail, Pharma and Public works.
  • Team management experience and ability to mentor and develop junior staff.
  • Good time management skills and ability to meet agreed deadlines.
  • Must have strong knowledge of building detail and construction technology
  • Excellent written, oral communication and time management skills
  • Good IT skills with competency in relevant surveying/accounting packages. Knowledge of Eque 2 preferable.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook.
  • Strong work ethic and desire to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to coordinate a number of varied projects.
  • Preferably based in the north Leinster / Midlands region.
  • Safepass