Managing Quantity Surveyor

Managing Quantity Surveyor Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Managing Quantity Surveyor to join our team.


  • Attend relevant meetings in relation to the contract;
  • To provide information to the Contract/Project Manager to establish a schedule of sub-contractors or special items;
  • To take full responsibility for CVR reporting on the whole scheme reporting up to the Commercial Director;
  • To issue accurate monthly cost reports and control budgets throughout the duration of the project;
  • To take the lead in the communication of company objectives and the development of subordinates within the Surveying team;
  • Prepare and monitor bid package tender schedule and report against the cost plan where required and advise on selection of trade contractors;
  • Prepare trade contractor bid list in conjunction with the Project Manager and obtain approval via team meetings;
  • Prepare and monitor Subcontract Procurement Schedule, compile trade contract bid documents and carry out tender analysis and issue purchase orders;
  • Advise client on contract procurement routes available;
  • Risk & Cash Management;
  • Attend tender presentations for new projects, contribute, lead commercially and present;
  • Prepare, submit and agree monthly costs reports, collating information from other Project/Assistant surveyors as necessary;
  • Involvement in BD / developing relationships with key clients & design teams;
  • Place orders and instruct / manage trade contractors. (Including compiling subcontracts/works contacts/trade contracts);
  • Manage change orders in conjunction with the Site/Project Manager.


  • Healthcare;
  • Company phone;
  • Company laptop;
  • 25 days annual leave;
  • Bonus;
  • Great career progression;
  • Choice of other benefits;
  • Regular salary reviews;
  • 23 days annual leave + bank holidays;
  • Annual Bonus;
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships;
  • Strong leadership and people management skills;
  • This is a demanding role requiring a flexible approach to working hours;
  • Professional qualifications such as CIOB, RICS or ICES;
  • At least ten years’ experience working in construction with at least five years’ in commercial management.