Senior Quantity Surveyor

A Northern Ireland based main contractor based in Co. Antrim wishes to recruit an experienced Quantity Surveyor.

Due to a number of contracts commencing throughout 2023, they are wishing to expand the commercial division.

Working on projects up to £20M, they work across a variety of sectors including commercial, leisure, mixed use and office developments.

The ideal Quantity Surveyor will have a proven track record with a UK main contractor with experience on projects of £10M+ within the commercial sectors.


  • To manage the commercial resources (finance) of the assigned project (or section) to maximise planned gross margin through the placement and control of contracts and subcontracts.
  • To assess, review and mitigate commercial and contractual risks and implement the company's policies for risk management.
  • To support the authorisation and submission of project variations. To authorise the placement of contracts, subcontracts, material and plant orders.
  • To maximise cash flow through the control, measurement (including quality) and valuation of work, and the invoicing of customers and payment of suppliers.
  • To implement all of the company's policies including those for SHE and risk management.
  • To promote the company's values towards its customers in order to meet or exceed their expectations
  • To participate and advise the impact of variations/design cost control/value engineering
  • To participate and advise on programme/delay issues arising from change/variation and to prepare claims for extensions of time;
  • To prepare, negotiate and settle final accounts;
  • To participate or lead in Project Meetings

Essential Criteria:

  • Degree in Quantity Surveying
  • Min 3 years post graduate experience in a QS role with a contractor
  • Extensive experience of commercial processes associated with live projects;
  • Extensive experience of working on live projects and concluding final accounts;
  • Successfully completed a number of final accounts;
  • Experience of procuring major works sub contracts;
  • Experience of working on projects in excess of £10m;
  • Experience of D&B contracts


A generous salary & remuneration package is on offer for the position.

Travel 1-2 days per fortnight will be required due to a number of projects based in SE England. 


For more information or to discuss in confidence, please contact Michelle Doran at CSR on 02892627488. Alternatively, to apply, click on the link below.

Crescent Specialist Recruitment (CSR) is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Crescent Specialist Recruitment (CSR) operates as both an Employment Agency and Employment Business on behalf of our clients.

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Job Details

  • Consultant: Michelle Doran Consultant
  • Telephone: 028 9262 7488
  • Job Reference: CSR014132
  • Location: Belfast
  • Job Type: Permanent - Full-Time
  • Salary: See Description
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