Senior Quantity Surveyor

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£55000 - £65000



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Job Title: Senior Quantity Surveyor

Location: Leeds, Seacroft

Salary: £55k - £65k Depending On Experience

Job type: Full Time, Permanent

Howard Civil Engineering is one of the North's leading civil engineering companies; a client focussed organisation who prides itself on building strong, trustworthy relationships that are made to last. We listen to our customers' needs and endeavour to deliver a bespoke package to ensure outstanding results every time.

We are a family-owned business, with our most senior director boasting over 50 years of experience in the industry. Our deeply rooted family values are integral to our business ethos, and this is reflected in our relationships with our stakeholders. We feel the wealth of experience earned since our founding in 2003 is key to the success of our business.

The Role:

Establish Commercial Calendar of all relevant dates such as, submission dates for project valuations, payment dates, retention dates, project completion dates

Establish accurate interim value (what we are truly entitled to because of the work completed) based on awareness of our scope, lots of site visits and constant communication

External application submitted - on time, accurately, robustly substantiated

Report & uploaded onto Microsoft forms with the Valuation and final date for payment and accurate MOS value whether it is paid by the client or not

Report uploaded onto Microsoft forms of the project performance which is compiled jointly by the PM and QS

Upon awareness of the suggestion (either verbally or by a PN) an underpayment maybe forthcoming this must be highlighted to the directors. It is essential that we challenge and reinforce our position, more so when we have already fully corroborated our entitlement

Change Management - This is the single biggest task we must be alive to and constantly in touch with. It is the biggest thing that will impact on value and entitlement. We must use the tools, trackers, our colleagues, and initiative to ensure we are aware of our entitlement

Once completed valuations cannot be resubmitted, edited, or updated so it is essential we spend the time and effort necessary to ensure they are accurate and reflect all work we have undertaken, including additional or changing scope


A background in Civil Engineering/Groundworks

Strong communication both written and verbal

Developing client relationships

At least 5 years' experience as a Quantity Surveyor within Civils

Contract knowledge/awareness would be beneficial

Hard Working

Motivated and self-sufficient

A keen eye for detail

Punctual and good time keeping

A collaborative attitude towards working as a team


23 days holiday (increasing by 1 day per year of service for 7 years)


Company phone/laptop

Company car

Access to EV charging at Howard House

Health insurance

Life insurance

Volunteering policy opt In

Training and development opportunities

Flexible / Hybrid working

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of: Quantity Surveyor, Senior Quantity Surveyor, Commercial Manager, Commercial Director, Surveyor may also be considered for this role.

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