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Quantity Surveyor



Dependent on Experience

Macclesfield, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Electrical Engineering,Mechanical Engineering




Permanent | Full Time



The role requires a Quantity Surveyor with five years + experience to assist in the effective delivery of a framework contract for a blue-chip organisation on behalf of our client utilising the NEC contracts. The successful candidate will directly report to the site-based project director, with support from a local team of Quantity Surveyors working across the framework contract.

You will be required at attend the site office 1-2 days per week and will be able to work remotely from home the rest of the time.

You will be responsible for managing and developing a range of commercial aspects including overseeing procurement, tendering, contract administration, variations and management of subcontract works packages through to final account.

You'll be keen to minimise risk, cost and maximise value by cost checking and analysis of labour, plant and materials to ensure the best possible solutions are sought for effective delivery.

Framework Contract Information

Our client is responsible for the effective delivery of their customers annual capital spend over a 4-year contract. The annual turnover of the contract is around £10M working across an average of 50 projects pa.

Our client has an on-site Design Team and project delivery team offering a Design & Build solution to their customer using direct employees and Sub-Contract partners.

Principal Accountabilities

Responsible for the successful delivery of projects to schedule and cost targets by personal leadership and members of the project team.

  1. Responsible for all cost control activities necessary to optimise and secure the delivery of projects within budget.
  2. Ensure compliance with Quality standards on all relevant project activities by personal leadership and through members of the team.
  3. Responsible for the effective application of resources to projects by appropriate liaison with Divisional Directors within the Group.
  4. Contribute to the improvement of profitable performance by seeking and applying appropriate innovative ‘ways working’ and technical solutions.
  5. Maintain and improve customer satisfaction by seeking and responding constructively to feedback.
  6. Provide efficient responses to project change throughout the project lifecycle

Special Features

  1. The project life cycle involves significant compliance requirements, particularly with respect to contract legislation – the Job Holder must maintain knowledge in this area and actively manage and communicate the risks throughout the project lifecycle.
  2. Well-developed people management skills are essential to motivate a diverse team of individuals.
  3. Our client operates under several different contract structures under the framework of the NEC ECC TERM Services Contract (Scheduled rates Option B – lump sum) and therefore the Job Holder must be familiar with a variety of commercial interfaces and the relationship between the individual project contract and the framework agreement.
  4. The range of our client’s projects is very diverse from refurbishments to new build and can include all functions (e.g., mechanical, HVAC, Civil etc.) therefore the Job Holder must have broad knowledge of all these areas.
  5. The Job Holder shall have a willingness to undertake an annual performance 1 to 1 review, to attend and have an active participation in all internal and external training.
  6. They’re will be opportunities for career progression within the company.

Job Related Experience

Extensive experience (at least 5 years) in a senior role, overseeing projects from concept through to the development stage.

Contract management experience, including planning, estimating and contract financial management.

Knowledge of construction site management and CDM requirements.

Essential Skills, Attributes & Qualifications

  • A degree or equivalent in Quantity Surveying/Commercial Management
  • Construction industry experience with a main contractor in a similar role
  • Experience working within a framework contract environment
  • You will have experience in reporting
  • Experience with both lump sum and schedule of rates contracts
  • NEC3/4 Contract Delivery experience
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel experience
  • Experience in estimating projects utilising different forms of tender
  • Experience with both lump sum and schedule of rates contracts
  • Experience working and providing commercial reports utilising SAGE
  • Ability to communicate effectively within the organisation and clients

Desirable Skills, Attributes & Qualifications


  • Experience of using CMAR
  • Experience working with P6 Planning software and colleagues to produce commercial reports and forecasts
  • Membership of an appropriate professional institution.

Millbank are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.

Millbank operates as an Employment Agency and Business.

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