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Acrow Recruitment Ltd
180 Templeogue Rd,
Terenure, Dublin 6W
Tel: +353 (0) 1 910 4044

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Managing Quantity Surveyor

Location: North West
Entered: 19 Sept 2018
Duration: Permanent
We are recruiting for a Managing Quantity Surveyor to work with a leading main contractor based in the North West of Ireland.
Key Responsibilities:
·         Take line management responsibility for all Quantity Surveyors.
·         Assisting with financial strategy at Contract Establishment stage.
·         Maximise profit potential on all projects. 
·         Ensuring variation change opportunities are maximised on live projects.
·         Ensure sub-contract buying gains are maximized.
·         Identify and manage financial risk.
·         Work with Senior Management on any potential disputes.
·         Manage all profitability reporting, ensuring accuracy and robustness of financial reporting, with all risks and opportunities identified
·         Ensure internal valuations and revenue / cash-flow forecasts are accurate and reflect realistic delivery on site, monitor and manage monthly changes, providing reports on major movements.
·         Carrying out an overall financial report each month after completion of CVR reporting for internal management purposes.
·         Ensure all QS’s in the business operate in accordance with agreed procedures and act appropriately towards all clients and suppliers.
·         Recruit, retain and develop the Surveying team encouraging the highest standards of performance.
·         Thoroughly induct all new Quantity Surveyors recruited into the business.
·         Review proposed new contract conditions as required, advising on suitability and level of risk negotiating the best possible terms.
·         Manage “red flag” reports, chase up outstanding issues and report progress to Senior Management.
·         Actively promote the business externally and be able to articulate the company’s strategy to clients, consultants and other parties as appropriate.
·         Experience within a senior surveying position reporting to either a commercial manager or director.
·         Demonstrable experience in relevant forms of contract.
·         Excellent verbal communication skills.
·         Excellent numerical skills.
·         Excellent negotiation / influencing skills.
·         Good IT skills – MS Office, Excel, Project, Word etc
·         Degree in Quantity Surveying, Construction Economics or appropriate alternative
·         Demonstrable experience in line management and developing junior team members.
·         Experience in disputes / claims resolution.
·         Professional Membership of RICS or CIOB.
An attractive salary and benefits package will be offered to the successful person.


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