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Senior Quantity Surveyor – London or Croydon or Cambridge

Hybrid Working - Competitive Salary

Due to continued growth within our Industrial and logistics division, we are looking to hire a chartered (MRICS) Senior Quantity Surveyor who is capable of commercially managing projects in the South East region.  

You will split your time between office, home and visiting site and be responsible for the day-to-day management of multiple projects whilst reporting into the Technical Director. Due to site locations, we are happy for you to work out of our London, Croydon or Cambridge office.

The industrial and logistics division is one the fastest growing sectors within our business and this role comes with fantastic career progression opportunities for ambitious candidates. Whilst working for Henry Riley you will work with established clients and be responsible for providing the highest level of service to ensure their financial and contractual positions are protected.

Key tasks and responsibilities of the Senior Quantity Surveyor role include:

  • Working as an integral part of a team of surveyors and project managers reporting into the Technical Director on one or more projects
  • Ensure the client achieves their stated objectives through close teamwork, proactive cost control and the provision of contractual advice
  • Attend and/or chair meetings with client
  • Prepare financial reports
  • Monitor the communication of a project status
  • Prepare full tender documentation
  • Provide advice on contractors, specialists, procurement routes, cost and programme solutions
  • Provide advice on suitability and preparation of contract documents
  • Prepare management reports
  • Monitor performance milestones and deliverables
  • Administer cost/variation procedures
  • Carry out full post contract surveying duties including establishing the effect of variations, settlement of accounts and disputes
  • Provide day-to-day cost management of projects from estimate preparation through to final account settlements

Desired qualifications and experience:

  • Degree qualified or holding a similar equivalent qualification
  • Experience of carrying out the duties and responsibilities above autonomously as a Senior Quantity Surveyor, Project Quantity Surveyor or Commercial Manager.
  • Experience of acting in an employers agent role would be highly advantageous, however may not be essential.
  • Experience of working on projects in the built environment is essential. This could be residential, commercial, education, healthcare or similar.
  • Specific experience of working on industrial sector projects such as warehouses, distribution centres and similar is advantageous, but not essential.
  • The ability to work to industry leading systems and procedures
  • Strong client facing skills – articulate and confident
  • Prior experience of working for a cost consultancy would be advantageous, however candidates from a contracting or client background will also be considered
  • Prior experience of working in the UK construction industry is essential

Company Overview:

Investors in People accredited since 1998, Henry Riley is a privately owned international property and construction consultancy, who, for the last 130 years have been industry leaders in cost management, project management, health & safety, and digital services.

Our success isn’t solely down to our ability to be visionary, innovative, and forward thinking. But also, our people who strive to be ambitious, creative, progressive and aspire to make a difference.

Our Vision is to become a more diverse and sustainable business, so we are delighted to learn from our 2021 diversity & inclusion survey which reported we are a great place to work. Scoring above our competitors in opportunity for growth, development, and leadership.

We are dedicated to support our people with their professional growth and development as well as providing an excellent work life balance for our staff. We are a progressive business and have embraced hybrid working in recent years.

High on our agenda and key to our diversity and inclusion targets is supporting our people’s mental health and wellbeing. To help us achieve this, we have partnered with Mates in Mind who will be helping us in raising awareness of mental health within our business and the construction industry.

As a business we are working hard to actively reduce our carbon footprint and endeavour to undertake all activities in an environmentally responsible manner. Henry Riley is EcoVadis Gold accredited, putting us in the top 5% of companies for our sustainability management system.

Henry Riley LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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