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KCM Recruitment Ltd.
Greenogue Ind Est, Rathcoole,Co Dublin.

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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Location: Kildare
Entered: 03 June 2023
Salary: 80-95k
Duration: Permanent
Senior Quantity Surveyor

Opportunity for a senior quantity surveyor who does not want to travel to Dublin constantly.
KCM are seeking a Senior Quantity Surveyor required for a growing and dynamic main contractor based in the Midlands with projects in the Leinster region areas with projects ranging from commercial to industrial, civil, fit-out, pharma, and residential.

Role/Key Responsibilities but not limited to:

• Lead and develop a team of surveyors to manage all of the company’s projects.
• Coordinate / lead estimating and tendering function to secure new works and grow the company’s turnover.
• Agree budgets and set commercial targets for all projects.
• Agree procurement schedules with individual project surveyors and ensure procurement function is coordinated across the various company divisions.
• Agree framework deals with key subcontractors and suppliers.
• Daily / weekly engagement with company accounts department to report on projects costs, value and predicted outturn.
• Ensure close monitoring of all commercial aspects of projects and adequate recovery of variations.
• Monitoring and administering construction contracts and ensuring any risks to the company are highlighted and managed appropriately.
• Develop and maintain good working relationships with all project stakeholders.
• Work closely with Project Managers and key members of the Site Management team to ensure projects are completed in a safe and efficient manner.
• Lead/ coordinate negotiation of final accounts with clients and sub contractors.
• Identify and promote new business opportunities.
• Carry out site feasibility studies, assist with program development, and liaise with design team members.
• Provide advice at the different stages of design development, comment on constructability issues, lead value engineering process.
• Ensure commercial management of projects is carried out in a systematic manner in line with our ISO accreditation and develop / improve systems as necessary.

The ideal candidate should possess the following qualifications and skills:
• Quantity Surveying degree qualification and 10 years post qualification experience.
• Ideally will have experience of a range of projects including Residential, Commercial, Retail, Pharma and Public works.
• Team management experience and ability to mentor and develop junior staff.
• Good time management skills and ability to meet agreed deadlines.
• Must have strong knowledge of building detail and construction technology
• Excellent written, oral communication and time management skills

• Good IT skills with competency in relevant surveying/accounting packages. Knowledge of Eque 2 preferable.
• Proficient in the use of MS Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook.
• Strong work ethic and desire to work in a team environment.
• Ability to coordinate a number of varied projects.
• Preferably based in the north Leinster / Midlands region.
This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious and driven individual hoping for career development

If interested please forward your CV through this website or contact Kevin on 0872790484 or or contact kevin Clair directly through LinkedIn.

Your recruiter has 20 years’ experience in this field, has a thorough knowledge of the role and company and will handle all enquires with utmost confidentiality


Established in 2004, KCM is owned and managed by construction professionals who recruit solely in the construction sector both in Ireland and internationally. We offer 100% confidentiality to candidates and specialise in finding roles within the construction industry for candidates who are returning from oversees or professionals who are looking at new opportunities in the domestic market.


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