Quantity Surveyor

Client Name
Sweet Construct
Job Type
Salary & Benefits
£40 - £50,000 plus a competitive benefits package
Closing Date
Thursday 12th March 2020

Sweet Construct are growing, and to drive that growth we’re hiring a Quantity Surveyor to work on a large commercial construction project in Farnborough.

Who are we?

Sweet Construct are a family owned commercial construction business. We’re ambitious and we’re growing.  We deliver a variety of projects, primarily in the commercial sector with an impressive portfolio of household names.  We also work with private clients and public sector developers.  We understand the commercial pressures of good design and have an impressive track record in successfully delivering high quality projects within budget, whilst consistently exceeding our clients expectations.

What you’ll be doing

As an integral part of the commercial team, you will be accountable for the contractual performance of each project, carrying out your role in accordance with stringent company processes and procedures.  Initially you’ll be working on a large commercial construction project in Farnborough with a value of over £15 million pounds.

You’ll support the commercial management of contracts, monitor and review costs for each project, oversee sub-contractors, carry out pricing of orders and prepare accounts.

Managing the delivery of the project, you will ensure that all elements are completed safely, on time, within budget and to the highest quality.

You’ll be mindful of health, safety and environmental management, promoting a culture of “health and safety first” to all subcontractors and suppliers.

A confident communicator with first class negotiation skills, you will ensure that external valuations are submitted in accordance with the conditions of the main contract, and that payments are received when expected, taking full responsibility for the project’s cash position. 

Who you’ll be?

You’ll have previous quantity surveying experience within a contractor environment, confidently leading the finance and cost control function on new build and refurbishment projects.

A first-class negotiator you will confidently manage the tender process including the selection of subcontractors.

You’ll also be responsible for managing client variation requests, ensuring that the best possible outcome is achieved.

You’ll be well versed in producing procurement schedules, capably supporting your counterparts in producing a procurement programme to compliment the agreed design release programme.

What’s in it for you?

This is the opportunity to be an integral part of a growing, ambitious business in the construction sector, working with blue chip and private clients on a variety of projects.

We are offering a salary of £40-50k plus a competitive benefits package and the opportunity for career development.

If this sounds like you, apply now, we’d love to hear from you.

Sweet Construct is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our people to excel.​