Service Care Solutions Ltd

Quantity Surveyor

A client within the Public Sector based in Greater Manchester is currently recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor to join their commercial team as soon as possible.

The client is offering a full time, temporary position on an ongoing basis with the ideal candidate having experience of working within a local authority within a construction environment.



The Role


Key purpose of the role is to fulfil a commercial position within the service area and will be required to manage the commercial elements of allocated construction projects taking responsibility for end-to-end service delivery.


Key responsibilities will include but not be limited to:



  • Estimating and cost planning activities taking ownership of and presenting project cost plans as well as preparing feasibility studies and writing procurement reports.

  • Participate in the procurement process, under the direction of the Project Manager, ensuring that all stages including pre-qualification, enquiry, analysis, selection and contract preparation are performed effectively, including producing tender documentation.

  • Ensuring that post-contract cost variances and change control processes are implemented and managed effectively.



The Candidate


To be considered for this role you will require a relevant qualification (e.g., HNC, HND, BSc MSc) in a Quantity Surveying discipline, or an equivalent demonstrable experience and knowledge.


The below skills would be beneficial for the role:



  • Willing to undertake or working towards or holds full membership of an appropriate professional body (e.g., MRICS, etc)

  • Sound business intelligence and ability to identify commercially viable opportunities and secure value for money in service delivery.

  • Skills to monitor contractor performance against pre-determined milestones and to identify when corrective action is needed.


The client is looking to move quickly with this role and as such are offering £33 per hour Umbrella LTD Inside IR35.



How to Apply


If this position sounds of interest, email a copy of your up-to-date CV to amy.dhawan@servicecare.co.uk or call Amy at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967 to discuss the vacancy in more detail.


Also, if this role is not of interest to you, but you are looking for new opportunities, please still get in touch as we cover all housing-related vacancies across the region.


Referral Bonus


If this role is not suitable for yourself, but you know someone who may be interested, please pass on their details, or forward these details to them.

If they are successful in applying, you will receive a £250 referral bonus upon completion of an initial probationary period.



  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: ongoing
  • Rate: Up to £33 per hour + UMBRELLA LTD
  • Location: Manchester, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Construction
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Contact: Amy Dhawan
  • Tel: 01772 208 967
  • Fax: 01772 471473
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  • Posted: 2023-01-06 10:35:32 -

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