Senior Quantity Surveyor - Build - Kildare

Location: Ireland

EUR 55 - 65

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Construction-Infrastructure-Jobs

Job ID: JO-1902-12896

Consultant: Elaine Burke

Are you a Quantity Surveyor with 5+ years’ experience on buildings projects with main contractors?

If so, our client is offering an excellent salary and opportunity for career development. 

If you are interested in discussing this role further, contact Elaine on +353-1-9696684 or send your CV to

Senior Quantity Surveyor - Build - Kildare


Our client is an international EPC consultancy involved the the design & construction management of Advanced Technology Facilities, Life Sciences & Chemicals & Data Center projects worldwide.

Job Description

Ensure understanding of our company policy and obligations relating to how we manage health & safety on our projects and this is provided for within our project budgets.

Manage and report on financial performance of allocated projects.

Work closely with Senior QS / Commercial Manager to ensure targeted gross margins are met.

Manage cost control on preliminaries budget/current/forecast. Ensure project teams understand budgets & good communications are in place on an ongoing basis.

Produce accurate monthly cost/value reconciliation in a timely manner. Ensure all CVRs are reviewed with Commercial & Contract Manager prior to CVR review.

Ensure all sub-contract orders are drawn up in timely manner and all liabilities are captured to lie strictly with the subcontractor.

Ensure retention of excellent records relating to contractual administration (e.g. variations, additional cost claims, EOT etc)

Manage sub-contractor accounts including the negotiation and agreement of sub-contractor payments and final accounts.

Agree final accounts within 4 weeks of PC.

Ensure adherence to our procurement payment protocol.

Support the delivery of overall project working with the team to clear defects and in applying for final account release.

Maintain and grow healthy relationships with the design team professionals, client representatives and our supply chain on all projects.

Identify new opportunities in the market and feed these into our Pre-Construction Team to drive future growth.

Provide support with estimating / tendering as required.

For repeat business / Day 2 projects, take ownership of Budgeting/Negotiation/Tendering function and agree costs with the Client Representative.

Ensure prompt opening (Budget CVR and Start Sheet) and closing of Final Accounts

Ensure detailed pre-start handover meeting with Estimating Team takes place and agree budget.

Support development of more junior staff to support their professional growth and development.r QS


Hons Degree Quantity Surveying / Construction Economics with 2+ years’ experience

Maintain high professional standards with excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal & written)

Demonstrates good technical, strong negotiation & conflict management skills

Demonstrates a creative & forward-thinking approach

Excellent at budget management and punctual with reporting deadlines

Customer focused with a drive for continuous improvement

Demonstrate ongoing development of CPD and a desire to progress in career


€55- €65 an hour depending on experience and negotiable for the right candidate


Elaine Burke is the consultant managing this position. 

If you have any queries about this role, you can contact him by e-mail or phone +353-1-9696684


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