Quantity Surveyor

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
    £ 23.76 - £ 37.77 / Hourly
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Building and Construction
  • External Reference
    JN-072022-266281
  • Category
    Construction & Property - Quantity Surveyor


  • Quantity Surveyor

  • Public Sector - Local Government

  • Full Time - Monday to Friday, 36 hours per week

  • Temporary role - 3 months with likely extension

  • £23.76 to £28.79 per hour PAYE / £31.17 to £37.77 per hour Umbrella

  • Hybrid Working - mixture of home, office and site


Adecco are currently recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor to work closely with Stakeholders and colleagues within the Design Service leading the cost evaluation, cost control, procuring and cost management of all construction activities on multiple projects.


You will plan and manage the cost of projects, delivering schemes that meet the Council's budget, design, quality and sustainability objectives in line with procurement and financial procedures.


You will provide cost, feasibility and quantity surveying advice to the council on designated projects from inception to completion and to prepare contract documentation and manage payments and other contract administration.


The ideal candidate will have the following attributes:



  • Experience of budgeting, cost control, estimating, interim and final accounts

  • Experience of tender procedures and contract administration

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Total IT literacy with excellent communication skills

  • Ability to work autonomously and to tight deadlines

  • Experience gained in the public sector environment is desirable.

  • Have or working towards RICS accredited degree or equivalent in Quantity Surveying


We are looking for an individual with good experience of working within the field of quantity surveying. Crucially, with the ability to effectively coordinate and monitor multiple programmes of work and communicate between project leads, stakeholders, teams and clients. In addition, it is desirable that you have experience of working within a local authority.











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