September 8, 2021
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rosie sinclair






Quantity Surveyor, Ripon, £40-£50,000

A growing business in Ripon is recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor to join their commercial team, based mainly between their office and on site, you will also have an option to work from home where suitable

Reporting to the Commercial Director, you will be responsible for manging the commercial function of secured contracts, predominantly NEC4, from award to completion and final account.

Typical duties include:

  • Ensure monthly applications are prepared and submitted
  • Monitor contract costs against agreed budgets
  • Identify and manage potential financial risks
  • Negotiate and place subcontract orders
  • Liaise closely with operational staff to ensure EWNs and CEs are raised accurately and in accordance with contractual agreements
  • Attend client progress meetings
  • Maintain good relationships with clients
  • Assist with day-to-day commercial administration
  • Preparation of subcontractor payments
  • Record and price variations
  • Provide cost analysis to assist the tendering process



  • A relevant degree and/or experience in a similar role, Earthworks/Civils experience is required.
  • Excellent understanding of NEC and JCT contracts
  • Full understanding of current market conditions and rates
  • Ability to develop relationships with the client
  • Ability to contribute towards the resolution of disputes and cost issues
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Able to manage working on several projects
  • Great attention to detail
  • Have a methodical and organised approach to deliver high standards of work
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong IT Skills - MS office essential, ability to adapt to software
  • Flexible - Working from home/office but willing to travel to site when required
  • Self-motivated & positive attitude


In return, you will be offered a salary of £40,000.00 - £50,000.00 per year, plus car allowance / company car and 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, flexible working, support with personal and professional development and annual pay reviews


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