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Quantity Surveyor

Ref no. BHN547978
Location Kent, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 6 Months
Job status Closed

Job summary

Matchtech are excited to be working alongside a Tier-1 Highways & Civils contractor in Kent, and as result we have several live opportunities for experienced Quantity Surveyors.

Key skills required for this role

Quantity Surveyor


Quantity Surveyors - Kent

Job description

Pay Rate - £350-£400 Umbrella PAYE (will be allowed to claim mileage on top).

Location - Projects will primarily be base in the National Highways Area 3 & 4 (Kent). Will be expected to travel between sites and roles are 100% site based.

Role Purpose -

  • To ensure the successful financial completion of multiple construction projects from pre-contract stage through to completion, as a key member of a successful project management team.
  • Commercial management of a number of projects within a Framework from inception to completion, including the following activities:

- Producing tender documents and quotations for new projects

- Negotiating target cost and fixed price quotations with clients

- Subcontract procurement from initial enquiry to negotiation and placement of order, and subsequent management of subcontract packages

- Commercial management of subcontractor accounts from commencement to negotiation and agreement of final accounts

- Preparation of monthly applications for payment to the client and ensuring timely certification and payment

- Preparation of monthly cost value reconciliation (CVR) reports

- Preparation of monthly cost and value to complete forecasts in conjunction with project teams

- Undertaking contractual notifications, early warnings, pricing compensation events / variations and the like

- Preparation of final accounts

- Risk management

- Development of supply chain relationships with suppliers and sub-contractors

Experience -


  • Qualification at HND level as a minimum (or equivalent qualification)
  • Comprehensive experience in a similar position
  • Relevant experience on projects with major clients e.g. Highways England, Water Companies, Local Authorities Sound commercial/contractual knowledge
  • Valid CSCS card Experience using Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint


  • BSc Degree in Quantity Surveying (or part completed)
  • Experience of COINS
  • Experience of CEMAR Possess
  • experience working on a Framework or in a collaborative environment
  • Experience using NEC Contracts
  • Experience in the highways sector

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