MEP - Quantity Surveyor, M&E

  • Job Reference: 00000490-1
  • Date Posted: 9 January 2018
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £60,000 to £65,000
  • Sector: Building Services
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Steve Turner
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01233 223712

Job Description

We are seeking a Quantity Surveyor to be based in London on a large commercial project.

The role of Quantity Surveyor is to provide commercial support including assisting in developing commercial strategy for specific project/s by maintaining and maximising the profitability of the project/s, through timely requests for payment, minimising of cost including sub-contractor, agreement of variations, securing of payments at the appropriate time and accurate reporting.

Key Accountabilities:

Understanding and negotiation of contract terms for projects and specific risks this may cause, prior to any agreement of contract / amendments and
ensuring these are commercially mitigated during duration of the project.

Advise and implement the appropriate procedures in line with the contractual obligations throughout the project in order to mitigate and protect from risk. 

Presents to operational teams the risks and T’s & C’s

Production of cash flows and ensure payments are administered in line with the contract ensuring protection to the business

Ensure appropriate subcontract documentation is produced and issued in line with company procedures and manage subcontract accounts in accordance with the subcontract through to settlement

Ensuring that the internal reports of the projects are accurate in respect of costs incurred, projection of costs to spend, contingency and liabilities, sales declared and consequently profit declared. 

Able to present clear reports in accordance with the delegated authorities matrix and consultation with appropriate operational management, prepare on a progressive basis and settle project account with Client at a level that does not negatively impact internally declared sales

Settle Subcontractors accounts within internally declared allowances

Essential criteria
Key Skills & Experience 

Previous experience within a Quantity Surveyor role within an M&E / Mechanical / Electrical / Services environment. 
Experience of high cost project