Senior Quantity Surveyor - Residential Projects - Dublin

Location: Ireland

EUR 70,000 - 75,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Construction-Infrastructure-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2109-27494

Consultant: Sheila McNeice

Are you a Quantity Surveyor with 5+ years of professional experience with proven track record in dealing with Government Contracts, Subcontractors and Clients in relation to Valuations, Variations, Final Accounts and cost reporting?

Are you interested in taking a step up in your career to work in a company group role with a medium sized contractor based in Dublin city centre?

If you are interested in discussing this role further, contact Sheila on +353-1-7978720 or send your CV to

Senior Quantity Surveyor - Residential Projects - Dublin

Job Description

Our client is a medium sized construction company working on high value residential projects as well as commercial and pharma developments.

Currently expanding their business, they are always happy to meet candidates who can drive this growth.

The Senior Quantity Surveyor will be responsible for the management of projects, budget preparation and estimates, progress reports, final account preparation, client interaction and attending various design team / site meetings for the company. 

As a Senior member of the Management Team the Senior QS will have responsibility for direction of the function in relation to relevant projects; as a result of which the Senior QS must be commercially aware, with a high level of commitment, initiative and enthusiasm. 

In addition the job holder will also be responsible for the day to day operational oversight of the key business areas including, responsibility for liaising with and promoting cooperation with other functions.

Liaising and reporting to the Managing Director, the Project Director and the Contracts Manager.

Liaising with the Design Team to ensure requirements and specifications are met

Develop and maintain relationships with Client Representatives to support the activities and maintain positive relations.

Attend regular site meetings and communicate effectively to keep Managing Director up-to-date on project development status whilst also tracking and resolving issues

Subcontract purchasing and monitoring of packages on site

Monitoring of contract charges and notification to sub-contractors

Sub-contractor re-measurement, interim and final account payments

Processing fortnightly / monthly sub-contractor payment certificates

Compiling the variation log and signing off on variations

Issuing interim payment applications

Final account preparations at the end of the project

Cost monitoring and reporting using construction computer software and attending monthly cost reporting meetings

Keeps abreast of various changes in industry and competitive environment in which the company operates.


Degree in Quantity Surveying 

5+ years of professional experience with proven track record in dealing with Government Contracts, Subcontractors and Clients in relation to Valuations, Variations, Final Accounts and cost reporting

Displays through understanding of specifications, bills of quantities, and drawings

Displays high capability of extracting quantities from drawings and issuing enquiries to sub-contractors and suppliers to ensure that accurate quotations are received within specified time frames

Computer literate in Microsoft Office and other Quantity Surveying Packages (Billsoft)

Proven track record in Residential & Commercial Projects

Demonstrates excellent budgetary responsibility 

Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to provide and explain accurate reporting. 

Excellent organisation and time management skills with ability to manage multiple priorities at once. 

Self-starter and ability to organise the workday around assigned activities and priorities with minimum supervision.

Must be highly flexible with a high level commitment to success.

Ability to work successfully as part of a team with wide variety of individuals demonstrating effective interpersonal skills.


€70K- €75K basic salary and negotiable dependent on experience, car and pension

Full-time permanent staff role with great career prospects


Sheila McNeice is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a QS interested in roles based in Dublin, you can contact Sheila by e-mail or phone +353-1-7978720 for a confidential chat.

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