Senior Quantity Surveyor

Client Name
Sweet Construct
Job Type
Flax Bourton, Bristol
Salary & Benefits
£50K - £60K (plus competitive benefits package)
Closing Date
Friday 25th October 2019

H Sweet & Sons are growing, and to drive that growth we’re hiring a Senior Quantity Surveyor to provide all core Quantity Surveyor services on a variety of new build and refurbishment projects for our varied roster of clients, whilst provide estimating assistance on a variety of new build and refurbishment tenders, based in our Flax Bourton Office and on site. 

Who are we? 

H Sweet & Sons 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 client developers and public sector clients, and 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 client’s 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. 

You’ll be supporting the business objectives of delivering value for money in all circumstances, whilst promoting a culture of ‘Health and Safety first’ to our subcontractors and suppliers 

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. 

Also, you’ll be managing and reviewing monthly hire reports in conjunction with the Project Manager and Site Manager, and preparing, reviewing and negotiating subcontract packages. 

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 £50-60k 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.