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Quantity Surveyor

Market Sector:
£40000 - £70000


Quantity Surveyor

Our client is a commercial soft landscaping company who have over 20 years with in the industry. Their work spans right across the South East, as well as far north as Peterborough and far west as Bristol. A vacancy has arisen for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join their hardworking and dedicated team.

The ideal Quantity Surveyor will have demonstrable experience within hard and soft landscaping, possess strong negotiating skills, and hold a Quantity Surveying degree. As a Quantity Surveyor you will be overseeing and managing the estimating team as well as evaluating, producing and revising quotes. You will also be required to set up files for contracts won and preparing take offs.

The ideal Quantity Surveyor will hold the following skills and experiences:

  • Demonstrable experience as a Quantity Surveyor
  • Possess a degree in Quantity Surveying
  • Hold a CSCS card
  • Strong financial and numeracy skills is essential
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Strong negotiating and management skills

Your duties as a Quantity Surveyor will include:

  • Overseeing and managing a team of 9 Estimators
  • Checking of quotes - the vast number of items is priced monthly
  • Producing new quotes - targeted at 110 a month - range from £10k to £2m
  • Revising quotes – daily of up to 15
  • Setting up contract files for jobs won (our client wins approximately 20 per month)
  • File to purchase from set up
  • Take Offs - Large number of these to identify materials to order
  • Extras - Targeted at £200k per month of extras authorised
  • Adds and Omits quotes - Varies
  • Quotation reductions/negotiations – will need to regularly look at margins and where quotes can be lowered
  • Helping with new processes to improve efficiency and skills of the existing team


Negotiable depending on experience


Monday to Friday; 8am – 5pm

Permanent Position


St Leonards on Sea, East Sussex

Start Date:



Quantity Surveyor, Landscaping, Management, CSCS Card



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