M&E Quantity Surveyor

  • Location

    Northampton, United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Built Environment

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  • Contact:

    Andy Spencer

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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“M&E Quantity Surveyor”



We are seeking an experienced M&E Quantity Surveyor to join our team in the Northampton office on a permanent basis.  Reporting to the Operations Director.


The Quantity Surveyor (QS) is a key role in supporting the “in house” Project Management Teams commercially. The QS must ensure compliance with common forms of contract (NEC & JCT) and advise, coach & support the Project Management Teams in delivering projects within the Encon governance framework. Key tasks include:

  • Preparing & reviewing Viability Reports & Tender Reports
  • Budget and procurement advice
  • Cost planning including interim valuation, project cash flow forecasting, and negotiation of final accounts
  • Site inspections to support accurate budget costing and post measure
  • Effectively using Encon’s national supply chain to maximise best value for both customer expenditure and investment
  • Maintaining accurate contract cost plans
  • Accurate project, team and Director level reporting
  • Management of key contractor relationships to ensure best value and service
  • Negotiating financial settlements with our suppliers where disputes arise

Experience/Qualifications Required:

  • Minimum qualification: QS Professional qualification MRICS or similar, minimum 5+years post qualification experience, M&E QS experience & knowledge
  • Experience and understanding of various forms of procurement, in particular the NEC and JCT standard forms
  • Advanced MS Excel knowledge
  • Able to work across a large number of projects at one time
  • Commercially astute with good negotiating skills
  • Team player with good communication skills and an approachable yet assertive style

Package includes:

The role includes a competitive salary of between £45 and £50k (dependent upon experience). Company Car allowance, 20 days holiday (+8 days public holidays), Optional “Well Being” and occupational health programmes, and Pension Scheme with 3% employer contribution.

Based: Northamptonshire based. Permanent.