Quantity Surveyor

Quantity Surveyor
Quantity Surveyor

Quantity Surveyor HoP - London , UK

Main Purpose of Job:

In partnership with Houses of Parliament this role will be responsible for monitoring and control of costs and contracts for the engineering minor works team and small projects, ensuring a high quality service provision in line with client expectations,  Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) and Service Level Agreements (SLA’s).

Main Responsibilities:

  • Pre and Post measuring small works in accordance with PSA Schedule of Rates
  • Ensuring maximum revenue based guiding efficiencies within the delivery team
  • Assisting senior managers with the budgeting of construction projects
  • Control of costs during the works
  • Selection and management of specialist contractors
  • To contribute to the mitigation of disputes using accurate records
  • Recording, control and reporting of income and expenditure on a project or small works
  • Valuation of progress on construction projects
  • Ensuring forecasts are accurate and updated regularly
  • To assist senior managers with the legal and contractual issues on small works
  • Please note that this is not an exhaustive list and you may be required to assist senior management and Houses of Parliament with other duties as appropriate or as instructed.

Person Specification

Behaviours & Competencies

  • Leading People – Takes responsibility for their team and naturally takes the lead. Provides others with clear and achievable direction. Deals with people and situations confidently, assertively and fairly.
  • Developing People – Takes ownership of personal development and encourages and helps others to develop themselves. Listens to and empathises with others to understand their individual needs.
  • Persuading and influencing – Persuades, influences and listens to others, using reason and co-operation to reach agreement. Reaches successful outcomes by adapting ones’ communication technique to individuals or audiences.
  • Planning and Delivering – Delivers brilliantly on promises. Plans and supervises activities and resources to maximise performance.
  • Commercial Acumen – Identifies and seeks new business opportunities for the organisation. Handles commercial risk and negotiations with confidence. Aware and considerate of how role impacts the entire business.
  • Acts with Integrity – Acts with integrity at all times, follows rules laid down for their work and deliver on promises. Always puts safety first.

Experience & Knowledge

  • NEC3 Experience (Option A, Option C and TSC)
  • PSA Schedule Experience and BCIS Knowledge
  • Technical knowledge of Electrical and Mechanical works and installation to assist with pre and post measures.
  • Developed and maintained a collaborative relationships with multiple clients
  • Driven and embedded an outstanding customer service culture
  • Identified and implemented opportunities to deliver contract growth in financial gains and efficiencies
  • Driven an innovative approach to efficiency measures / improvements
  • Good understanding of financial management including WIP, debt, gross margin, cost, profit and loss
  • Good understanding of statutory compliance and regulations
  • Understanding of CDM regulations
  • Understand of how to implement commercial contracts
  • Good understanding of how to manage and prioritise based on risk and client defined schedules
  • Good understanding of relevant market and industry and the ability to “add Value” to our clients business
  • Good understanding of health and safety relevant to the role
  • IT literate



  • QS Diploma
  • Supervisory/ Management qualification


  • QS Degree
  • Appointed Person