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Project Quantity Surveyor

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

£40,000 - £50,000 per annum

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Robert Lawton

01784 249713
07759 294266



About the Role

Major Projects Quantity Surveyor – Cambridgeshire

Our client, a main contractor with a trading history of 135 years, requires a “Major Projects Quantity Surveyor” to join a busy construction  team.

Working as part of a small team, reporting directly to the Construction Director the ideal candidate will have an analytical mind-set, a high level of attention to detail and excellent communication skills.

Applicants will have 5+ years’ experience as a Quantity Surveyor in a main contractor environment.

Working full time from HQ in Cambridgeshire, projects cover a 50 mile radius.


  • Working closely with internal Site management and contracts manager. liaising with external Sub contractors.
  • Organising the division of a project into its component work packages, awarding packages to specialised construction companies,
  • Dealing with contractual and legal matters.
  • Managing costs to make sure that the initial budget isn’t exceeded and profit is achieved.
  • Agreeing payments and final accounts.
  • Targeted at saving 5-10% of total cost from original estimator quote.


  • 5 Years’ experience as Quantity Surveyor.
  • Main contractor background.
  • Preferable experience around M&E / Carpentry / Roofing / Brickwork.
  • Methodical way of thinking.
  • Good knowledge of construction.
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Good financial and numeracy management skills.
  • Excellent communication and negotiating skills.
  • The ability to absorb complex information and assess requirements readily
  • Computer literate.
  • A clear understanding of HSE building regulations and legal guidelines
  • Intermediate level for Excel: Must be good with formula, Pivot tables etc.

The company and the position suits somebody who is looking for a long-term career progression.

The successful candidate will look to progress to a Senior Quantity Surveyor / Commercial Manager.

The role is offering an annual package of £40,000 - £50,000 plus a company car and an annual bonus.

Please apply direct or call Robert Lawton on 01784 249713 to discuss further.


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