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Managing Quantity Surveyor

Midlands - South
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Regional - Midlands
28 May 2021
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About The Role

We are currently recruiting for a Managing Quantity Surveyor to join our growing Highways Division.

Working with our Commercial Manager to support & lead the Midlands regional team to realise our ambitious growth plans.  The role will include a variety of civil engineering and Highways infrastructure contracts, and frameworks, leading a team, tendering and pre-contract, internal reporting, and client interfacing.

This is a key position for us and pivotal to both our regional business expansion plans and senior management team posts.

Duties will include:

  • Providing management support to a team of talented Quantity Surveyors ensuring workload is covered effectively and to ensure compliance and processes are being followed
  • Acting as a focal point for all commercial activities within the region
  • Ensure contract commercial deliverables and timescales are met.
  • Assess, review and mitigate commercial and contractual risks
  • Reviewing contractual documentation at tender stage
  • Undertake the role of commercial lead on a number of projects as necessary.
  • Checking and authorising Subcontract Orders and Payments
  • Preparing, analysing and reporting Monthly Cost Value Reports
  • Report Writing
  • Sub-contractor and client valuations
  • Assisting and providing commercial/contractual guidance during production of cost significant variations
  • Pro-active dispute avoidance and management
  • Assistance and management of Final Accounts
  • Ongoing management of cash collection
  • Coaching and mentoring

The successful applicant will have gained several years’ experience in a similar role, be well organised with good presentation skills and the ability to communicate professionally at all levels.


Qualifications & Experience required:

  • Degree Qualified in either Quantity Surveying or Construction Management.
  • Previously led a team of Quantity Surveyors.
  • A real eye for the finer details.
  • Experience working with Highways England as well as Local Authority Highways Clients
  • Previous experience with the NEC & ICC forms of contract is essential


Due to the variety of forms of contract used and complexity of the projects we work on, we prefer applicants for this role to have a background in working on civil infrastructure and/or civil engineering contracts.

You will be commercially astute with a history of delivering projects within budget and possess the necessary interpersonal skills to work closely with client and site teams.

In return:

We will offer you a remuneration package including:

•             Attractive salary

•             Pension contribution

•             Private healthcare

•             Car or car allowance

•             Yearly performance bonus

•             Clear career path

•             Support in your continued training & development


This is an exciting time in our continued development, and we want to engage with ambitious and talented people interested in joining us. We pride ourselves on high staff retention, mainly down to offering employees a clearly defined career path and the support to excel.

If you have an ambition and drive, then we would be very interested to discuss the opportunity in more detail


**Dyer & Butler are an equal opportunities employer**