I am currently recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor on a permanent basis based in Derby. 

This role is with a leading player in the UK Building Services sector, my client primarily specialises in electrical, mechanical, HVAC engineering, energy and communications systems.

Aims and Objectives;

  • To provide effective commercial and contractual support to operations on a number of major projects in accordance with procedures.
  • To assist in establishing clients’ requirements and undertaking feasibility studies.
  • To prepare tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities.
  • To eliminate commercial risks in tenders during contract negotiations.
  • To liaise with clients’ surveyors on financial matters in order to provide an accurate forecast of final accounts.
  • To maintain sub-contractor accounts and advising the project team with up to date financial information.
  • To provide assistance and advice to the commercial team on all contractual, financial and commercial activities on specified projects.
  • To ensure timely submission and agreement of applications, cost plans, variation details, claims and other documentation.
  • To liaise with clients on the production and agreement of account details and securing final payment without undue penalty.
  • To maintain sub-contractor control ensuring close administration of accounts and reporting to the Commercial team on all significant debtors.
  • To maintain costs analysis for repair and maintenance project work.
  • To review the sales ledger ensure accurate posting of the transactions.
  • To preform risk and value management and cost control.
  • To carry out monthly valuations of work in progress, including forecasting of final costs and sales.
  • Prepare and monitor project cash flow forecasts.
  • To manage and produce accurate formal reports in accordance with business timetable.
  • Monitor all commercial information in relation to project including labour, material and sub-contractor cost forecasting.
  • To assist the operational teams with a range of other duties as may be required from time to time.
  • To maintain sub-contractor accounts and advising the project team with up to date financial information.

Working Relationships;


  • Interface with Project Managers, Project Engineers, Surveyors, Designers, Buyers, Estimators, Safety Health & Environmental (HSE) Department, Central Engineering Design Department (CEDD), Continuous Process Improvement (CPI) Department.


  • Interface with Clients, Suppliers, Sub-contractors, Utilities companies and Local Authorities. 

Person Specification;

  • Quantity Surveying experience in a built environment background.
  • Demonstrable commercial experience.
  • Commercially astute, numerate, risk averse & able to accurately forecast cost & sales.

In return my client offer an excellent salary (dependant on experience) & package including private healthcare and generous pension contributions. 

Applications – Please contact Corey Spencer on 01189 241179 & email a current CV to cspencer@resourcing-solutions.com

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