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Senior Quantity Surveyor




Company Description

Delivering the exceptional, every day

•    Our purpose: our expertise, care, technology and insight create amazing work environments, helping our customers be exceptional every day.
•    Our promise to our people: a place to work where you can thrive and be your best every day.
•    Our promise to our customers: a trusted partner creating exceptional environments for your customers and people, adding value every day.
•    Our culture – our core values and how we behave: 
o    We are one Mitie: we work as one to deliver a seamless, unrivalled service. We are all in it together, if we can help a customer or colleague in any way, we will. We are one Mitie.
o    We are built on integrity and trust: integrity and trust are at the heart of all we do. We are the face of company. We treat others as we would like to be treated. We are proud to work for Mitie.
o    We go the extra mile: whether it’s keeping things running smoothly in a safe environment, looking for new ways to do things better or fixing problems, going the extra mile for our colleagues and customers and keeping our promises is in our DNA.
o    Our diversity makes us stronger: we are very proud of our rich and diverse culture and backgrounds. Our diversity creates ideas and insights. Everyone at Mitie has a voice and is treated as an equal.
o    Our customers’ business, is our business: we are a partner, trusted for our expertise and for putting our customers at the heart of everything we do.


•    Knowledge of relevant proceedures
•    Level of coustomer Service
•    Team Player
•    Health and safety awareness and knowledge
•    Communication

Job Description

  • To be responsible for the financial management of projects ensuring that financial targets are achieved.

  • To provide an effective interface with clients, consultanats and subcontractors agreeing the value of work and to ensure payments are received and made within contract timescales.

  • To report back all Commercial and Financial aspects of the contracts you are responsible for to your line manager.

  • Understanding the key financial risks associated with the Contract(s) you are responsible for and take all necessary measures to mitigate and report back to the business on the status of these risks.

  • To liaise with clients and their representatives to ensure their requirements are understood and all contract requirements met.

  • Manage the commercial aspects of your contract(s) in an effective manner to ensure all critical deadlines are met, specifically submission of valuations, cash flow forecasts, internal CVRs, sub-contract ordering and processing sub-contract payments all in accordance with deadline schedules set by your line manager.

  • Ensure all contract set-up and close down procedures are followed.

  • Prepare and agree the valuation of claims etc. for both client and subcontractors.

  • Improve contract profitability from tender margins and consistently year on year throughout the term of the contract.

  • Monitor labour and material costs and assist in the managing of these costs to ensure profitability is maintained.

  • Visit sites as required and prepare regular external valuations ensuring all variations and additional works are incorporated and reach agreement with the client’s representative as to the value.

  • Where required carry out pre-measures of contracts to enable accurate, competitive tender prices to be produced for submission having taken full account of market forces and forward workload.

  • To attend contract meetings both within Mitie and with our clients to ensure the smooth running of the project.

  • Ensure all contract requirements are fulfilled.


  • A recognised Quantity Surveying qualification at BSc level or higher is essential

  • A minimum of 5 years relevant experience as a Quantity Surveyor is required and previous leadership of a team of QS’s would be advantageous.

  • Experience within the Painting Sector is desirable

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Strong IT skills including Excel (intermediate), Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.

  • Health & Safety knowledge

  • Additional Information

Health and Safety responsibilities
• Follow Group and company policies and procedures at all times;
• Report any apparent deficiencies in systems of work or equipment provided that may result in failure of service delivery or risk to health and safety or the environment;
• Use all work equipment and personal PPE properly and in accordance with training received;
• Report any issues or training needs to your  Line manager and /or  via your divisional incident reporting system;

  • Note
    This job description Is intended to give the post holder an appreciation of the role envisaged for this position and the range of duties undertaken. Specific tasks and objectives will be agreed with the post holder throughout the period of employment. The job description may be varied from time to time by the Company to reflect changes in the post holder’s role and/or the needs of the business.

Posted 8 days ago

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